Senior Accounts Assistant


Up to £30000 per annum


United Kingdom,--Bolton

Job Type



  • Job Title: Senior Accounts Assistant
  • Salary: up to £30,000pa
  • Job Type: Full time
  • Location: Bolton

Agility is delighted to be working with a property and construction consultancy based in Bolton that has been established for over 25 years. They help their clients get the most value out of their development projects, build assets and construction businesses and funds.

This role is within the Finance department and is assisting the Finance team with Sales Ledger, Purchase Ledger etc.

This role is joining a friendly close-knit team, they have a very busy working environment and need someone who is eager to get stuck in and driven.

The Role:

  • Responsible for the raising of all sales invoices and associated credit notes, as well as sending invoices to clients.
  • Correcting errors, when necessary, in the posting of bank receipts.
  • Setting up new client accounts
  • Responsible for managing the purchase ledger including posting all invoices, ensuring the correct VAT treatment, paying suppliers when due.
  • Setting up all new job numbers, including checking credit rating and carrying out a conflict check when necessary.
  • Posting all bank payment and non-sales receipts. Reconciling the bank on a weekly basis
  • Testing of the fire alarm on a weekly basis, ensuring fire safety equipment is in place, and emergency lighting is operational.
  • Maintaining a schedule of prepayments and posting the movement on a monthly basis
  • Maintaining the fixed asset register and posting the depreciation charge each month.
  • Payment of professional subscriptions for staff
  • Ensure all expenditure is treated correctly for VAT purposes.
  • Reviewing and collating staff expense claims on a monthly basis and posting the cost to the accounts. Collating information in respect of the company credit cards, ensuring all expenditure is valid and posting the expenditure to the accounts.
  • Ensuring the motor insurance is kept up to date in respect of the company car fleet of 7 cars

About you:

  • Detailed working knowledge of SAGE 50 accounts
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft packages
  • Able to work using own initiative and learn new systems
  • Comfortable working in a small close-knit team
  • Attention to detail and ability to work to tight deadlines.

In return you will receive:

  • Starting salary up to £30,000
  • Flexible working environment
  • Progressive environment

What's next?

  • If you are interested in this role please apply now.
  • If you would like to find out more then please get in touch.

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