Assistant Accountant

  • Location
    Hyde, Cheshire
  • Salary
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - AAT
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Banking and Financial Services
  • External Reference

This Role is for a fantastic company who have a passion for fitness, nutrition and health.

They are really looking for an individual that is wanting to progress with the company and really make a career for them selves

The duties include

  • Raise non-inventory Purchase requisitions on SAP and keep a schedule of re-occurring items to allow for timely receipting and tracking of spend (specifically delivery charges, Utility bills).

  • To process purchase ledger invoices in a timely manner to ensure prompt payment of our suppliers and therefore keeping production operational.

  • File supplier delivery notes and match to Purchase orders and invoices.

  • Control and maintain sales ledger ensuring accounts are kept up to date and payments are received on time.

  • Run sales invoicing on SAP daily and send copies to customers.

  • Send weekly statements to customers to ensure overdue balance on the sales ledger are kept to a minimum.

  • Run Aged debtors report on a weekly basis, matching payments to invoices and reviewing weekly with Management Accountant.

  • Petty cash management and reconciliation including entering transactions on to SAP. Bank any excess cash.

  • Posting bank statement on to SAP.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Deputy for Customer Service Supervisor

  • Support Management Accountant with month end duties such as posting of journals, stock taking.

  • General office duties including answering telephones, dealing with visitors as required and general filing and archiving of records.

Team KPIs/Measures

KPIs/Objectives will be monitored and reviewed by Senior Management on a regular basis, with the possibility of targets and measures being adapted to suit business needs. Senior Management will ensure these amendments are communicated to employees who are affected.

  • Aged Debtors - ensure no debt goes over 60 days.

  • Aged Creditors - ensure all supplier invoices are processed on time to allow for prompt payment.

  • TBC

Qualifications, Skills and Experience


  • Professional Qualification - AAT or training towards ACCA or CIMA desirable.

  • Internal Audit - desirable

Skills and Experience

  • Computer literate with a good working knowledge of data entry and spreadsheets, knowledge of Excel, Word and SAP.

  • Pro-active with the ability to work under pressure.

  • Good communicator.

Training and Development

  • Company Induction

  • SAP

  • Excel - desirable

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Please apply with your CV to: Claire Baynes