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Accounts Assistant

Job Type:
North West
Manchester: Northern Quarter
Salary Description:
Competitive Salary Offered
Job Ref:

Accounts Assistant- Manchester City Centre

£25,000 per annum

Liquid Personnel are a multi-award winning and highly successful recruitment business operating from the heart of Manchester City Centre’s Northern Quarter. We specialise in social work and healthcare recruitment and are currently on the lookout for a passionate and dynamic individual to join our Finance division as an Accounts Assistant.  

This is a full time permanent position within Liquid Personnel’s lively and fast paced office and we require someone with real drive and determination to be successful within this role. Being part of the Independent Clinical Services Group (ICS), means this is an excellent opportunity to join a company and group with large growth plans, allowing you to really progress and prosper within this role.


Job Scope:

Under the direction of your line manager you will be responsible for processing all authorised Group supplier payments, client remittances and treasury functions to the central accounting system.


Key Tasks:

  • Processing and payment of supplier invoices in accordance with supplier terms and conditions
  • Perform supplier statement reconciliation
  • Processing of remittances, bank payments and applying client payments
  • Resolving creditor/allocation queries
  • Batching remittances for daily input to Great Plains
  • Applying client payments to invoices
  • Chasing clients/credit control for missing remittances
  • Download and Posting daily bank statements
  • Set up day to day bank payments and account transfers
  • Supporting with monthly management accounts procedures and reporting
  • Maintain an efficient and effective filing system
  • Various ad-hoc duties that may arise and assisting the Finance manager as and when required
  • Familiarity with Great Plains -Purchase Ledger system would be advantageous but not essential as would knowledge of BACS processing
  • Day to day management of your own workload


Education / Qualifications / Knowledge             


  • Intermediate Excel skills                                                                                                    Essential
  • Numerate & literate                                                                                                            Essential


Skills / Training


  • Strong customer focus                                                                                                        Essential
  • Strong organisational skills                                                                                                Essential
  • Ability to juggle a multiple number of tasks                                                                      Essential
  • Ability to organise and prioritise own work load                                                               Essential
  • Strong interpersonal skills                                                                                                  Essential
  • Good telephone manner                                                                                                      Essential
  • Good IT skills                                                                                                                      Desirable




  • 1 – 2 years’ experience in similar role                                                                             Desirable
  • Experience in customer relations                                                                                     Essential
  • Experience of solving queries in effective time scale                                                      Essential
  • Experience of manipulating large volumes of data                                                          Desirable



Disposition / Personal Qualities

  • Self-motivated and driven, ability to work without supervision                                    Essential
  • Professional and strong customer ethos                                                                         Essential
  • Enthusiastic and committed to the business objectives of the Company                       Essential
  • Ability to work in an open plan environment                                                                 Essential
  • Ability to work within a team                                                                                            


Contact Details:
Tel: 0161 235 6951
Contact: Jay Wild

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