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Accounts Assistant

Job Title: Accounts Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Salary: £21000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + + Full Benefits Package
Start Date: ASAP
REF: ABJ/221009
Contact Name: Richard Davies
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 months ago

Job Description

We are seeking an Accounts Assistant to join a progressive company with a wide variety of business interests based on the outskirts of Milton Keynes. Free onsite parking and career progression opportunities all on offer.

This forward-thinking company is looking for an Accounts Assistant to join the team and support the transactional processing activities for several entities. The range of entities includes trusts, limited companies, limited liability partnerships, general partnerships and charities, so there is a wide range of businesses to be involved with.

Reporting to the Transactional Manager, the Accounts Assistant will be key in supporting across both sides of the Purchase Ledger and Sales ledger as well as administrative finance duties such as invoices, bank reconciliations and petty cash. This would be a great opportunity for someone that possesses great attention to detail with the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.

The business has a good track record of progressing its people and would be an ideal opportunity for an ATT studier or a QBE, providing exposure for the successful candidate to evolve their knowledge and progress their personal competencies.


  • Ensuring efficiencies in the transactional finance performance with processing of invoices, payments & maintaining cashbooks
  • Processing Purchase Ledger, ensuring supplier payment runs & invoices are completed, checking key data is correct and solving any discrepancies
  • Support Sales Ledger in raising invoices and journals as requested, compiling debtor reports and assisting with credit control
  • Complete weekly & monthly control accounts and balance sheet reconciliations for the entities
  • Process daily sales income for the businesses, resolving queries and discrepancies
  • Raise payments to the businesses to replenish their petty cash floats
  • On a daily basis post all receipts to the ledgers and prepare manual banking when received.

Who we are looking for:

  • AAT studier or QBE will both be considered
  • Good all-round knowledge of transactional financial procedures, including purchase ledger and sales ledger
  • A proactive approach, able to use your own initiative with strong attention to detail and accuracy in inputting data
  • Strong written and verbal communication.

What's on offer:

  • Competitive salary up to £24,000 depending upon experience
  • Full Benefits package
  • Further career progression and personal development.

Interested? Register your interest by applying today or call Luke 01926 290 290 to discuss this opportunity further. You can also visit the Addington Ball website or follow us on twitter @AddingtonBall to see all our current vacancies, news and updates.

Addington Ball is a specialist finance and accounting recruitment consultancy covering the Midlands and Northern Home counties. We are a member of APSCo and TEAM and are acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Job ref - ABJ/221009 - Accounts Assistant