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accounts assistant

Engineering Professionals
Job Type:
£23,000 to £25,000 per annum
23 Feb 2022
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This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the leading North West employers.

They are looking for an experienced Accounts Clerk, mainly Purchase Ledger.

The Role:

To manage the purchase ledgers and support associate companies in the management of their purchase ledgers. To process payments both domestic and foreign for UK companies. To support when required the weekly payroll when required.

Main tasks of the role: - Purchase Ledger

• Processing purchase invoices

• Prepare and process domestic and foreign payments

• Process bank payments for UK associate companies.

• Investigate purchase ledger queries and other associated management queries.

• Reconcile the credit card statement and post related purchases on the purchase ledger.

• Prepare the purchase ledger monthly reconciliations and reports.

• Monthly reconciliation of Inter-Company Balances

• Review the monthly HMRC Import Data and match to foreign vendor invoicing.

• Prepare any Intercompany recharges for invoicing.

• Assist in preparation of the Auditors file and schedules for all group companies.

• Process expenses incurred from Prepaid Currency Debit Cards.

Sales Ledger Absence cover:

Reporting and recording payments.
Sales order credit management and release.


Experience and knowledge of working in an account’s environment.
Managing process.
Data entry management.
Reporting skills.• Analysing information.
Basic understanding of accounting.
Proficient with Microsoft programs and accounting software usage.

The Person

Good team works skills, actively works with colleagues across the business. Willingness to learn and be flexible in the working arrangements.
Appetite for some future project work
Uses initiative to plan own work schedule to meet deadlines.
Organisational skills and pays attention to detail.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Excellent reasoning ability, mathematical ability and analytical/logical thinking skills.
The ability to prioritise tasks, meet tight deadlines and adapt to changing needs.


40 hours per week as follows:

Monday to Thursday 08:00 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.
Friday: 08:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

The post holder needs to have flexibility to work the hours necessary to fulfil the role.
The company has an on-site gym plus pension and employee care package.

Please send your CV in the first instance.

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Core Values

Taking OWNERSHIP and full ACCOUNTABILITY of our actions


Giving 110% to every task we undertake and being PASSIONATE


Admitting when we have been WRONG and doing our utmost to put it RIGHT

When you TALK we stop and LISTEN

TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT - Knowledge is endless

Always ACCESSIBLE - Day or Night, if you need us we will be there

SELF MANAGEMENT - We operate a flat line structure where everyone has a role to play from the Administrator to the MD

HONESTY and INTEGRITY at ALL times - Even when you may not want to hear what we say

PEOPLE are ASSETS not NUMBERS - Every person has a skill, we do our best to understand these skills and match them to the best environment

What Candidates Say

I'd also like to take the chance to thank you for all your help during my time with Ambitek. I have always been paid on time and any worries I had were sorted out incredibly quickly either by yourself or your colleagues. Thank you for making my time as a contractor as painless as possible. I would certainly have no qualms about being employed by your agency again sometime in the future. Although obviously not any time soon!!!!

I contacted Ambitek last year about employment. They quickly responded and helped me get a job! I now have a full time job thanks to Ambitek and their staff. They have always paid me on time and have always been there to help me if I needed any advice! Now me and my family are doing great all thanks to Ambitek.

"Hi, hope your all set for Xmas just wanted to say thanks to you and all the staff at Ambitek. You have all been ace this year sorting out my wages and holiday pay and the rest, it's been a real pleasure working for you this year and can't thank you enough for getting me the job in the first place it really pulled me out of it when I was down and to say I appreciate it is an understatement

Hi, thank you for having me work for Ambitek, it’s been a pleasure

Hi, just wanted to say thank you for all your help placing me, as today I signed a permanent contract. The agency have been fantastic and in the future I wouldn't hesitate in contacting you if I need a job or recommending you to others. Once again, thank you and I would like to wish you all the best for the future. (One happy customer!)

Hi, don't know if they informed you but I got a full time contract this week, thanks to you and your team for everything mate I'd be nowhere without Ambitek.

Wish everyone looked after us like you.

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