Accounts Assistant

Southampton - Permanent

£22,500 Per Year


As an Accounts Assistant you will be working on a full time basis from offices in central Southampton, Hampshire. Maintaining the sales ledger from receipt of sales orders and inputting to the accounts systems to dealing with customer queries and processing receipts

Your responsibilities

  • Raising of sales invoices and maintaining the sales ledger using the accounts system.
  • Credit control – chasing debtors for payment including statement production and query resolution
  • Supporting month end close processes
  • Financial administration tasks
  • Monthly maintenance of aged debtor ledger and reconciliation of the sales ledger
  • Preparation of monthly sales related reports including Aged Debtor

What’s the package?

  • Basic salary of £22,500
  • 25 days holiday per year + BH (increasing with service 1 day per year to 30)
  • Free onsite parking
  • Company pension scheme of 7.5%
  • Study support
  • Flexible and Hybrid working ( generally 2 days office based)

About you

  • Ambitious and enthusiastic with the desire to progress in a accounts receivable role
  • Strong numeracy skills and ideally started AAT studies towards level 2 or 3
  • Excellent attention to detail, methodical and super organised
  • Ability to prioritise a diverse workload whilst remaining quality conscious

August Clarke is acting as a recruitment agency. We operate an equal opportunities policy of treating all employees, clients and candidates equally regardless of race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, national origin, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, , age, marital or civil partnership status or disability. Due to the high volume of CVs received we do not provide individual feedback on applications. If you are not contacted within 5 working days of submitting your CV please assume your application has been unsuccessful. For further feedback please contact us directly.