NEW JOB OPPORTUNITY: Accounts Assistant

NEW JOB OPPORTUNITY: Accounts Assistant

Accounts Assistant

What’s the job and who would it suit?

We have an exciting opportunity for an Accounts Assistant to join our team in Hixon, Stafford. The role would suit someone with experience in a similar role, who has great attention to detail and organisation skills.

Where you’ll be working

With a proud heritage and over fifty years of success, Allett Mowers are a pioneering manufacturer of precision lawnmowers. We are a wholly British-owned company, and we serve a broad customer base, from the avid gardener to the world's most famous sports grounds. We are now looking for new talent to join our skilled and knowledgeable team.

Our core values are at the heart of how we do business. If the following values resonate with you, then we may be a great match for one another.

· PASSIONATE - We are passionate about what we do and fixate on our customers together we create the world’s best sports surfaces and lawns.

· TEAM - We collaborate to develop and grow with our colleagues, customers and suppliers. Allett is a team, we harness our collective knowledge, skills and expertise to succeed. Take responsibility, be respectful of others and our environment.

· RELIABLE - We are trustworthy, honest and respect Allett’s heritage. Rely on us, our systems and machinery.

· IMPROVE - We are curious and thrive on change; take risks, be creative and excite through innovation. There is always a better way.

· HARDWORK - We do more with less and punch above our weight. Urgency is crucial and self-motivation a must.

The team you’ll be working in

Working within the Finance team, you will provide assistance to the Accounts Manager on a daily basis including sales, purchase and general ledger activities. This role incorporates responsibilities for two businesses.

What you’ll be doing

So that you can get a feel for the job, here is what you will be doing day to day:

· Processing purchase invoices onto the purchase ledger, matching to purchase orders, goods receipts and stock transactions as appropriate.

· Investigating reasons for discrepancies between supplier invoices and purchase orders with resolution as appropriate.

· Completing supplier statement reconciliations, filing of supplier statements, communicating with suppliers to request copy invoices or resolve issues as and when required

· Working accurately and efficiently to ensure purchase ledger is up to date, particularly at month end.

· Generating sales invoices onto the sales ledger with reference to delivery notes and order confirmations.

· Sending invoices and statements to customers.

· Daily Bank Account Reconciliation.

· Posting and allocating cash receipts and payments.

· Credit control duties including chasing payments from customers.

· Maintaining customer credit limits, ensuring customers operate within agreed terms.

· Raising Credit notes in line with departmental procedures.

· Any other duties the business requires.

What you’ll need to succeed

Need to know

· How to use all core Office software

· knowledge of Excel

· Knowledge in use of computerised accounting software

· Working knowledge and experience in maintenance of financial ledgers

Need to have

· Drivers licence – set in rural location

· Good IT skills

· Good working Knowledge of Excel

· Great attention to detail and organisational skills.

· Experience of working in a similar role would be desirable

· Ability to prioritise own workload and work to deadlines

· A proactive, can-do attitude

· This role would be ideal for someone studying towards AAT or similar accounting qualification

More about the job

Hours of work are 40 hours per week – 8:00-17:00 Mon–Thu / 8:00-15:45 Fri

Salary: £20,000 - £26,000 per annum depending on experience.

Location: Hixon, Stafford (rural location)

What’s on offer?

Competitive salary, 28 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays, with the option to purchase an additional week via salary sacrifice. Discretionary profit related bonus. Auto-enrolment pension scheme and development opportunities/study support for those keen to progress. Free onsite parking. Free PPE supplied with applicable roles.

Plus, the chance to work with a great team of people in a relaxed but hardworking environment.

Interested? Then apply today and hopefully start your journey with us!

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £20,000.00-£26,000.00 per year


  • Company pension
  • On-site parking


  • Monday to Friday

Work remotely:

  • No

Please apply via INDEED