Accounts Administrator

Accounts Assistant - Middleton, North West

Ref: 654Tuesday 25 July 2023

£22,000 - £26,000 + Benefits

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Based in Middleton, our client is an established manufacturing organisation that is seeking an Accounts Administrator to join their finance team. This is an office-based job working Monday – Thursday 8.30am-5.30pm and 8.30am-3.00pm on a Friday.


Reporting to the Commercial Director, as Accounts Administrator you will be supporting the Accounts Manager with all the day-to-day finance administration tasks. Ensuring that all tasks are completed in a timely, efficient, and confidential manner.

Your detailed responsibilities as Accounts Administrator will include:

  • Producing daily cashflow reports
  • Sending daily customers paid emails
  • Processing and emailing sales ledger invoices to clients
  • Updating sales figures and sales margin reports
  • Monitoring incoming emails and acting on enquiries/requests
  • Uploading purchase invoices to portal and post
  • Distributing purchase invoices in query and/or requiring manual authorisation
  • Processing new sales ledger account applications and updating changes to credit limits in Sage
  • Chasing overdue debts
  • Uploading sales invoices
  • Producing monthly overdue debt report
  • Reconciling supplier statements
  • Emailing customer statements
  • Placing overdue accounts on hold


The ideal candidate will have some office work-based experience; however, previous finance experience is not essential as they are happy to train. Strong IT skills including all the Microsoft packages are essential.

You will need to be:

  • Highly motivated for the delivery of accurate and high-quality work
  • Able to work efficiently and calmly when working under pressure
  • Discreet and confidential
  • Open to self-development
  • Tenacious, self-starting, self-motivated, and self-confident
  • Highly professional
  • Flexible and adaptable to change
  • A good communicator both verbally and written


  • A 3pm finish every Friday
  • Free onsite parking
  • 20 days holiday (rising to 25 days with length of service)
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Workplace pension
  • GP24 – online GP service
  • Health Cash plan
  • Regular staff socials  s



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