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Accounts Assistant

Simpson Judge Ltd
Chorley, Lancashire, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
May 26, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title:
Accounts Assistant

Chorley, Lancashire

Pay Bracket: £24,000 - £28,000 + Benefits.

We are working within a family-owned business who are looking for an experienced finance professional to join their team in Chorley.

This is a brilliant opportunity to join a business with excellent working culture and exposure opportunities. Directly working the existing accounts team and the FD, this role's mission is to deliver consistent and accurate accounts. This is a hands-on role where you will need to be able to perform across a spectrum.

Your main roles and


  • Responsible for the daily banking - cheques / cash / BACS
  • Responsible for the accurate allocation of all customer receipts
  • Support the credit controller.
  • Responsible for dealing with the purchase invoices.
  • Processing supplier queries
  • General admin duties and other ad-hoc duties

The ideal candidate will have:
  • For success it's vital that the candidate has a strong knowledge of transactional duties and some exposure to supervising.
  • Previous Sales ledger and Purchase ledger experience
  • Cash handling experience
  • Experience using Excel is key.
  • Must be willing to travel to Chorley on a regular basis.

You'll benefit from:
  • A salary up to £28,000 per year.
  • 28 days plus your birthday off.
  • Modern, progressive, and collaborative working environment.
  • Training, learning and development opportunities.
  • Excellent exposure to the wider business in a thriving sector.

Don't tick every box?

We encourage candidates to push themselves and to go for it! Whilst you might not meet all the criteria we're looking for, there are plenty of opportunities to develop yourself.

We also have additional vacancies like this one at a more junior and senior level, if you're not suitable for this position, we might have others that you'd like to hear about! Nothing ventured is nothing gained.

For immediate consideration please submit an updated CV to this advert, the client is happy to wait if the right person has a notice period.

What's next?

Candidates who are successfully shortlisted will be invited to a registration with Thomas ahead of submitting your CV to the client. We will have a good chat regarding your career and how we can help.

Following this, your CV will be sent off with a consultant overview to secure you the interview. The interview process will be two stages with a competency-based test.

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