Accounts Assistant


Accounts Assistant – Leicester – Full-time permanent – £28,000 – £32,000

We are currently seeking an Accounts Assistant for a professional services business located in Leicester. This role presents an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic internal finance team, where you will primarily focus on credit control while also managing various other finance responsibilities such as bank reconciliations, expense processing, and more.

About the Business: Established over a century ago, this prestigious professional services firm has been serving clients throughout Leicestershire and the East Midlands with dedicated and expert advice. Renowned for its outstanding service and client-centric approach, the company fosters an engaging and supportive work environment, placing equal emphasis on employee satisfaction and customer service. We are now seeking an experienced Accounts Assistant to bolster their finance team, who can manage credit control operations while assisting with diverse accounting tasks.

About the Role: As a full-time, permanent Accounts Assistant, you will collaborate closely with the finance team to maintain robust credit control procedures, conduct bank reconciliations, process expenses, and handle other ad-hoc financial responsibilities.


  • Managing credit control processes, including debt collection and payment processing
  • Conducting bank reconciliations
  • Processing staff expenses
  • Posting supplier invoices
  • Executing payment runs

About You: This role is ideally suited for individuals with hands-on experience in credit control and an understanding of small claims court procedures as well as transactional finance. Whether you are an experienced Credit Controller seeking a more varied role or an Accounts Assistant who enjoys the accounts receivable side of finance, this position offers an exciting opportunity for career growth.


  • Prior experience in credit control for several years
  • Demonstrable knowledge of initiating proceedings in small claims court
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision (comprehensive systems training will be provided)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel at an intermediate level

What’s in it for You: Joining this people-centric business offers not only a competitive salary ranging from £28,000 to £32,000 but also a flexible approach to core working hours and a comprehensive benefits package. Conveniently located just south of the city centre with free on-site parking, this role promises a stimulating work environment and ample opportunities for professional development.

If this opportunity you want to hear more about, don’t hesitate to apply now!