Accounts Assistant

Accounts Assistant

Job Title: Accounts Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
Salary: £18,000 - £22,000
REF: 897568
Contact Name: Kate Goodman
Contact Email:
Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

We are currently recruiting for an Accounts Assistant for a growing Northampton business.

The successful applicant will be responsible for the accounts payable side of the finance function paying invoices in a timely fashion and will report into the Financial Controller. As this company is growing there will be further opportunities at a later stage to take on more responsibility.

The role is based within a contemporary and fun office, offering a bright and creative working environment.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Matching, batching and coding of invoices
  • Supplier statement reconciliations
  • Petty cash and company credit card reconciliation
  • Preparing payment runs
  • Raising of PO numbers
  • Dealing with all purchase enquiries - working with external suppliers and resolving queries
  • Supporting the team with additional jobs as required

Skills and experience required:

  • Currently studying AAT qualification
  • Experience of Sage X3 or a cloud ERP software would be advantageous
  • Strong Microsoft Excel knowledge (pivot tables, VLOOKUPS, formulas)
  • A minimum of 3 years' experience within an Accounts Payable or general accounting role up to TB
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good organisational skills
  • A team player with a confident, friendly communication style


  • Monday to Friday 9.00am - 5.30pm (1 hour lunch)

Salary and benefits:

  • Circa £20,000
  • 20 days annual leave + 8 bank holidays
  • Auto-enrolment pension
  • On-site parking