Accounts Clerk

Our client is looking for an experienced Accounts Clerk to join their small and friendly team based in Chester. This is an exciting opportunity for an Accounts Clerk who is looking to join a reputable and award winning, independent, planning consultancy. Our client is a well-established family run business celebrating 20 years in business. This is a part-time role and as Accounts Clerk you will be responsible for all credit control within the business whilst working as part of a small team. A friendly and professional working environment is on offer, a competitive salary and benefits package along with flexible hours to suit (22.5 hours across 3-5 days) and a discretionary annual bonus.


As Accounts Clerk you will be responsible for the entering and accuracy of all the financial records within the business. This will be a pivotal role supporting the Finance Manager in conducting accounting activities relating to the maintenance of complete and accurate accounts.

Key Responsibilities:

Sales Ledger;

  • Issue any dunning letters and legal escalations
  • Verify validity of account discrepancies by liaising with other departments and customers
  • Analyse receivables by examining customer payment plans, payment history, credit limits etc.
  • Process credit checks on new customers
  • Support the FC and AFC when requested
  • Contacting customers to expedite payments

Purchase Ledger;

  • Record incoming invoices, credit notes and credit memos daily in the system
  • Resolve any vendor queries on the unpaid invoices by liaising with other departments
  • Charge expenses to accounts and cost centres by analysing invoice/expense reports
  • Keep the master records for vendors and employees in the system up to date
  • Verifies vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements
  • Maintains accounting ledgers by verifying and clearing matching transactions
  • Pays vendors based on their payment terms
  • Support the FC and AFC when requested
  • To support the business with any other adhoc tasks as requested
  • Credit Card Reconciliation
  • Expenses Processing
  • Credit Control

Essential Skills:

  • Previous experience in an Accounts Clerk role is essential
  • Experience of using Sage 50 is essential with an advanced working knowledge of MS Office
  • Purchase and sales experience
  • Organised and methodical worker with the ability to prioritise tasks
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills across all levels within a business
  • Access Database (Not Essential)

The Package:

  • Competitive salary
  • 33 days holiday
  • Pension contribution
  • Annual discretionary bonus
  • Flexible working and flexitime
  • Free fruit
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme

If you feel that this could be the right role for you then apply now and we’ll be in touch.

  • Date Posted:
    5th January 2021
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    £26,000 pro rata

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