Accounts Assistant


Up to £22000 per annum


United Kingdom,--Preston

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Agility are delighted to be working for a highly recognisable organisation based in Preston. They are looking for an Accounts Assistant to cover a 12-month period of maternity, with the potential for this role to go permanent. They are needing someone who is a faster learner with some experience with invoices to take on the role and start quickly.

Your role:

· Matching invoices, including checking prices charged to the current price list

· Code and register all invoices without purchase order numbers to relevant nominal account, e.g. utilities and rent

· Arrange for managers to authorise invoices on a weekly basis.

· Undertake any filing as and where necessary

· Reconcile supplier statements as and when required

· Resolve account queries promptly and deal with any enquiries from suppliers and colleagues in other departments

· Communicate with suppliers advising them of payment, via email and telephone.

· Regular review of the accounts payable listing, allocating cash to invoices where necessary.

· Pro-active in the development of internal processes and procedures and the provision of management information

Person Specification:

· Ability to communicate effectively at all levels

· Experience in the financial field

· Ability to pick up and be involved in any aspect of the purchase ledger and other Finance functions including sales ledger, credit control, and cash management.

· Skilled in excel

· Proficient in Word

In return you will receive:

· Base salary £22,000

· Opportunity to go permanent

· Option for AAT study support after a qualifying period

· Career development

· Employee incentives such as shopping vouchers.

Interested? Apply now!

Or call Taylor on 01772 278078.

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