NC Associates

Commercial Accounts Assistant/ Management Accounts/ Recruitment Sector/ Study Support/ Career Progression/ Excellent Benefits/ Competitive Salary+ Bonus

I am working on an exciting opportunity for an accounting professional who is ready to take the next step in their career. My client is a nationally operating business that due to organic growth require a commercial accounts assistant to join their in house finance team.

Reporting directly to the Finance Director, this role requires; confidence, passion, knowledge and the ability to challenge as required. Industry sector experience of working alongside recruitment businesses is highly advantageous although not essential.

Job Description:

  • Accurately calculating invoice time sheet rebates
  • Monitor business profitability through the analysis of commercial agreements
  • Provide support to the senior accountants within the business with key reports
  • Production and distribution of supporting reports for invoicing purposes
  • Checking accuracy of invoices received and ensuring that all banking information correlates
  • production of all self billing invoices, ensuring that all payments are authorised at MD level
  • Ensuring agreements are updated accordingly
  • Calculation of credits due
  • Calculate weekly reports and provide clients with support needed to load relevant commissions and incentives
  • Review all new commercial agreements to ensure terms are correctly recorded
  • Conduct ongoing reviews of commercial agreements – Measuring performance
  • Conducting financial risk assessments to confirm if advances can be made
  • Manage the credit insurance portfolio – ensuring limits are applied for in a timely manner
  • Monthly analysis and reconciliations
  • Management accounts
  • Supporting other departments (Purchase ledger, credit control, sales ledger) as required
  • Maintain and develop client relationships


  • Previous experience in an varied accounting role with exposure to all transactional processes
  • Strong academic background (either degree qualified or studying AAT/ ACCA/ CIMA)
  • Excellent communication skills – ability to liaise with internal and external stakeholders at all levels
  • Ability to troubleshoot problems and challenge discrepancies
  • Commercial understanding and approach
  • Level of professionalism
  • Ability to work to time deadlines in a sometimes pressured environment
  • High degree of attention to detail
  • Ambitious and hungry to progress and develop
  • Ability to effectively prioritise
  • Posses a pragmatic approach
  • Team working skills
  • Recruitment industry/ employment margins experience is highly advantageous although not essential

If you have the skills and experience detailed above and are seeking a new opportunity to advance and develop your skills within a supported environment. Please call 0161-711-0821 or submit your CV for immediate consideration