Temporary Accounts Assistant - Maternity Cover - 10 Months

Temporary Accounts Assistant – Maternity Cover – £8.20ph – East Lancs

| Job ID: JM3410418 | £8.20 per hour


Temporary Accounts Assistant within a Finance Team of 4 working for a highly succesful Utility Supply Company in the East Lancashire Area.

Temporary Accounts Assistant – Maternity Cover


£8.20 per hour

Cummins Mellor is seeking an Accounts Assistant with knowledge of the full Accounting process to join a well established, successful Utility Supply Company in East Lancashire.

Starting in September, the successful applicant will be reporting to the Financial Controller and working in a small team. The Ideal candidate will hold proven Accounts experience and will be given a 1 month handover period to learn how to use the SAP system before the person goes on maternity leave.

As an Accounts Assistant your responsibilities will include:

  • Daily bank postings and daily/monthly reconciliations of all current accounts
  • Monthly preparation of supplier BACS payment run for approval by FC and Board
  • Daily processing of all purchase ledger invoices received from suppliers
  • Responsible for half of the organisations credit control and debt management functions
  • Month end sales invoice preparation for large energy supply customers
  • Daily point of contact for supplier queries and issues relating to purchase invoices
  • Daily point of contact for customer queries and issues relating to sales invoices
  • Responsible for document archiving, scanning and general housekeeping duties
  • To carry out any reasonable task within your capabilities as requested by your manager

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Basic understanding of monthly accounting procedures, processes and timescales
  • Strong Purchase/Sales Ledger experience
  • Confidence and the ability to work as an individual
  • Strong Purchase/Sales Ledger experience
  • Excellent communication and multitasking skills
  • Microsoft Excel experience is essential

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


  •  Free parking
  •  Fantastic working environment

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If you would like to know more information regarding this position, feel free to contact me at anytime on 01254 239 363 or email me at James@cumminsmellor.co.uk

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