Accounts Assistant

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  • Salary:
    £25,000 - £30,000 / per annum depending on experience.
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  • Posted:
    7 days ago
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    Accounts Assistant
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We’re thrilled to present an enticing opportunity for an Accounts Assistant to join our esteemed client’s team in Kettering. This role promises the opportunity to seamlessly integrate into a vibrant and supportive team environment. Expect a dynamic and diverse workday, enriched by a culture of collaboration and collective achievement.

Key Responsibilities

As a pivotal team member reporting to the Financial Controller, your responsibilities will include:

  • Maintaining the purchase ledger, keeping it up to date and accurate.
  • Processing supplier invoices and credit notes daily, ensuring correct authorisation and matching with purchase orders.
  • Conducting monthly reconciliation of supplier statements to ensure records are up to date.
  • Preparing payment runs in accordance with supplier terms.
  • Following up on proforma payments to secure the official VAT invoice.
  • Managing the Fixed Asset Register, including depreciation calculations and entries.
  • Calculating and recording month-end accruals and prepayments.
  • Assisting in the monthly Profit & Loss review and generation of Gross Profit margin and actual cost of sales reports.
  • Reconciling bank, PayPal, and credit card accounts meticulously.
  • Managing company credit card transactions and various month-end reporting duties.
  • Undertaking ad hoc tasks as directed by the Financial Controller, including setting up of new supplier accounts and fostering strong internal and external relationships.
  • Monitoring the Accounts email inbox to ensure timely and efficient communication.

This role offers a team orientated environment where every member’s contribution is appreciated. If you’re looking to improve your accounting skills and flourish in a dynamic setting, we’d love to hear from you.

The Candidate

The ideal candidate for this role will be AAT qualified, infusing the team with dynamism and proactivity. You excel in executing purchase ledger duties, thriving in an atmosphere that values your expertise. Your collaborative nature fuels your desire to contribute to a cohesive team dynamic. Meticulous attention to detail ensures precision and excellence in your work. Organisational prowess enables you to excel under pressure, adeptly managing deadlines. Strong communication skills facilitate effective teamwork and seamless interactions. Additionally, your proficiency in Excel equips you to handle data-related tasks with ease.


  • Salary £25,000 – £30,000 per annum depending on experience.
  • 9am – 5.30pm hours per week (37.5 hours per week).
  • 20 days holiday plus statutory days.
  • Study Support after successful completion of probation.

Debbie Burbage Recruitment is committed to equal opportunities and diversity.  Candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply. We are a member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and are acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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