Accounts Assistant - Accrington - £16,000 - £20,000 -

Accounts Assistant – Accrington – £16,000 – £20,000

| Job ID: JM3410218 | £16000 - £20000 per annum + pension and healthcare


Cummins Mellor are working with a market leading distributor based in Accrington to recruit an Accounts Assistant with a background in Sales Ledger.

Accounts Assistant / Sales Ledger, East Lancashire, £16,000 – £20,000

Cummins Mellor are seeking an Accounts Assistant that specialises in Sales Ledger to join a successful, market leading distributor in East Lancashire.

Reporting to the Group Financial Controller and working in a small team, the ideal candidate will possess proven Accounts experience and have a sound knowledge of Sales Ledger and be willing to learn.

Suitable applicants would ideally be part or fully qualified AAT and be ambitious to progress and develop themselves for the future.

Candidates with experience in the following roles may also be considered suitable; Credit Control, Purchase Ledger, and Payroll.

As an Accounts Assistant your responsibilities will include:

  • Maintenance of the Sales Ledger
  • Credit control duties, including dealing with queries
  • Assisting with month-end requirements (cut off, rebate, accruals, etc)
  • Posting & allocating receipts and reconciling monthly bank statements
  • Purchase ledger duties as required
  • Reconciling petty cash/credit cards
  • VAT returns / production of intrastat reports
  • Ad hoc duties as required

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Strong Sales Ledger experience
  • Confidence and the ability to work as an individual
  • Willingness to learn and progress themselves
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills
  • A desire to want to stay and grow with a company in the long term
  • Excellent Sage and Excel knowledge


  • Excellent salary package
  • Free parking
  • Potential access to a bonus scheme bonus following probation
  • Fantastic working environment

If you’re interested in joining this forward thinking and dynamic business as their Accounts Assistant, please apply online today.

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