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Accounts Assistant

Far Cotton, Northampton, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Nov 25, 2022

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time
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An established family run business with 4 sites across the UK. Based out of our Northamptonshire site, we are looking for an Accounts Assistant to focus on our Purchase Ledger to bolster the busy Finance team and support our finance management structure.


£24,000 - £30,000

• 24 Days Holiday & Stats
• Pension
• Sick pay
• Cycle to work scheme
• Free onsite parking
• Life Assurance scheme

Bugbrooke, Northamptonshire

COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Northampton, Towcester, Daventry, Rugby, Wellingborough, Brackley, Milton Keynes,

JOB DESCRIPTION: Accounts Payable, Accounts Assistant, Purchase Ledger Clerk - Food / FMCG

The primary focus of this Accounts Assistant role is to support the overall Finance function with a focus on Purchase Ledger activity.

Key elements of the role will be:
• Speaking to Suppliers and setting them up on the system
• Invoice entry/invoice approval
• BACS payments
• Daily control reports
• General filing, invoice entry and daily control reports
• Goods-in reports

PERSON SPECIFICATION: Accounts Payable, Accounts Assistant, Purchase Ledger Clerk - Food / FMCG

Ideally, as an Accounts Assistant, you will be experienced in accounts payable and have worked in a manufacturing environment. However, experienced Finance Administrators with exposure to any industry or business who wish to develop their skills and use their exceptional attention to detail in a different role will be considered.

We would be delighted to receive applications from Finance professionals with experience of working in a manufacturing business.

We would also be keen to receive applications from candidates with a strong interest in general finance and administration with experience in Purchase Ledger, Credit control, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll, Invoicing, Financial Management and strong experience in general administration.

TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT: Accounts Payable, Accounts Assistant, Purchase Ledger Clerk - Food / FMCG

Extensive training will be given in all aspects of our products, current suppliers, and contracts.


We are an independent family-owned business specialising in production of agricultural products and the processing of cereals into flour and baked goods. Over the years our business has evolved and grown significantly. Our wider group employs over 1,000 staff and is a modern and entrepreneurial company, ensuring the highest levels of quality, service, and food safety always.

It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets and worked with the following products and/or services: Finance, Payroll, Administration, Credit Control, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Purchase Ledger, Sales Ledger, Accounts, Accountancy, Financial Services.

INTERESTED? Please click apply. You will receive an acknowledgement of your application.

Please Note: Wallace Hind Selection have been chosen as the retained recruitment partner of our client and therefore any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.

REF: MM17088, Wallace Hind Selection
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