Accounts Assistant

£20,000 – £22,000 Per Annum

AREA: Walsall

TYPE: Permanent



Our client, based in the centre of Walsall are seeking to recruit a Full Time Accounts Assistant with both accounts payable and credit control experience to provide support to the finance team.



Ideally you will have experience in both purchase and sales ledger transactions and a good working knowledge of chasing debt. Proven high level of accuracy and attention to detail. Good organisation skills & methodical with good time management skills, used to delivering to tight timetables. Knowledge & understanding of internal controls & core accounting systems and processes. Personable and good communicator. Reliable and trustworthy. Enthusiastic, energetic & able to undertake travel to the various communities. IT Literate with strong knowledge of MS Excel and Open Accounts. AAT qualification would be an advantage but not necessary together with experience of working in the manufacturing or construction industry would be advantageous but not vital.


Reporting to the Finance Manager, you will take an active role in the team mainly on sales and purchase ledger, but also other duties that arise in a busy department. Duties include Accounts Payable, processing and seeking approval for purchase invoices and payment runs. Setting up suppliers on the MAX system and follow up queries and chase credits where necessary. Statement reconciliations and reviewing GRNI to ensure all costs received. Send Invoices and statements to customers, chase overdue payments and post cash receipts as and when received. Review customer credit limits and insurance decisions, ensuring appropriate action is taken where necessary and close down sales/purchase ledgers at month end. General accounts office duties.


The company offer excellent working conditions and onsite parking. Hours of work are Monday to Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm. Initially based at home with a view to working from the office over the next 6 months. 25 days holiday plus stats.


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