Accounts Assistant

Didsbury, Greater Manchester
£25000 - £27000 per annum
29 Jul 2021
30 Jul 2021
JN -072021-2951271
Tom Rothwell
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

Accounts Assistant


Didsbury Office Based

Immediate Start

Client Details

An exiting opportunity has arisen for an Accounts Assistant to join a leading FMCG business based in Luxury offices in Didsbury South, Manchester. This company are behind some highly successful brands and are a market leader in their sector. They are going through a period of expansion making it an excellent time to join the business.


The Accounts Assistant role is initially a temporary role for 3 months which could be extended and will mainly office based in Didsbury.

Working closely with the Accounts Team and Financial Controller, key responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting the Finance team with the reconciliation of unmatched Customer Credit/Debit notes, investigating variances and unmatched debits.
  • Working with Credit control, accounts payable and customer service to resolve issues.
  • Monitoring disputes and chasing up issues.
  • Supporting Finance with Posting on AR and AP when needed


In order to apply for the role you should have:

Previous experience of working in a busy finance environment where the following has been part of your role:

  • Reconciliations, e.g. Balance sheet accounts, Customer and Supplier accounts, strong AP and AR knowledge
  • Clear, concise communications with customers /suppliers by phone and email
  • data collection, entry and approval/checking
  • Numerate - experience working with financial data is essential
  • Experience working in an international organisation with overseas customers / suppliers is an advantage
  • IT literacy, including Intermediate Excel skills is essential
  • Prior experience on a finance system is essential, ERP system knowledge is preferred.

Job Offer

Opportunity for role to be extended

Opportunity to work for a high profile brand with luxury office environment

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