Accounts Assistant

Manchester, Greater Manchester
£18,000 - £19,000 DOE
19 Dec 2016
16 Jan 2017
Job Title
Accounts Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time

Accounts Assistant


£18,000 - £19,00 per annum DOE


Job Description

  • Responsible for residents’ invoicing process, including but not limited to: Raising charges, Managing payments, Direct debits.   
  • Complete bank reconciliations.
  • Provide support to the operational teams, including but not limited to: Query resolution, Residents’ accounts adjustments, Outstanding debt information, Deposits’ protection and refunds.
  • Assistance with producing timely month end reporting, including but not limited to: Balance Sheet reconciliations, Accruals and prepayments, Maintaining the Fixed Assets register.
  • Support Finance Managers in the annual budgeting process.
  • Collate information for year-end and the audit.


Required Skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to achieve an outstanding level of customer service (Essential)
  • Attention to detail (Essential)
  • Ability to deal with and prioritise multiple tasks to meet deadlines (Essential)
  • Problem solving skills (Essential)
  • Computer literacy – Intermediate Excel as a minimum (Essential)
  • Good understanding of financial accounting and cash management (Desirable)



  • Degree (preferably Finance or related subject) or Part-Qualified Accountant
  • The job holder will be expected to study towards an accounting qualification