Accounts Assistant

Basic Overview
Salary: £20000 – £26000/annum
Job Type: Full Time / Permanent
Minimum Salary: 20000.00
Maximum Salary: 26000.00
Job Location: Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire

Elevation Accountancy & Finance are currently working on a rare & exciting opportunity with a business based in Scunthorpe who are looking to appoint a Accounts Assistant to join their finance team, on a full time permanent basis!

This is a fantastic opportunity for a knowledgeable Accounts Assistant to join a fun, friendly team to provide extensive support across the finance function including; purchase ledger, sales ledger, credit control & raising of manual invoices and cash allocations. They want someone who is ambitious and passionate about wanting to secure a career in accounts and full study support can be given if required.

Duties & Responsibilities:

* Purchase Ledger duties including obtaining authorisation for invoices, chasing and resolving queries
* Posting of approved invoices and generating payment runs
* Uploading of payment runs to the bank
* Raising of customer invoices
* Allocation of cash receipts to invoices
* Produce statements and ensure cash collection
* Reporting on debt statuses and attending debt meetings
* Building relationships with customers
* Taking debit and credit card payments
* Preparing cheques received for banking
* New accounts to be set up in line with company policies
* Raise and issue credit notes and manual invoices once authorised

Skills required:

* Working knowledge of Microsoft programmers (Excel & Word required)
* Comfortable using standard accounting software packages
* Ability to form relationships within the business (especially Finance, Customer Services and Retail)
* Strive to improve the role through better process and automation
* A desire to be trained in other aspects of the accounts department to assist in busy periods or to cover absence

If you have experience as a finance assistant/ and are looking for a challenging yet rewarding career, then this could be the perfect move for you.

Please apply or get in touch today for more details

To apply for this job please visit