Trainee Accounts Administrator

Location Daventry
Discipline: Accounting and Finance
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000 per annum
Contact name: Julie Warner

Contact email:
Job ref: BBBH110_1635934878
Published: about 1 month ago
Duration: Permanent
Expiry date: 03 December 2021
Startdate: 29/11/2021

Trainee Credit Control/ Sales Ledger Administrator - Northampton

Warner Recruitment are really excited to be working with a local, friendly and financially stable business in Daventry in Northamptonshire. This is a brand-new role to support the Credit Control/ Sales Ledger department within the accounts team of 6. The company are looking for a Trainee Credit Control/ Sales Ledger Administration, ideally someone who has just finished their A Level's/ Collage course.

The successful candidate will ideally have an understanding of basic accounts /administration/ customer services; including sales ledger or data entry; and studying towards AAT or equivalent (although not essential). No previous office work experience is required, they just need someone with a can-do attitude to work and excellent verbal and good written communication skills.

Trainee Credit Control Administrator -

  • Sales ledger invoices

  • Matching proof of deliveries (POD's) with invoices

  • Scanning invoices onto the system

  • Creating reports in Excel

  • Resolving customer queries

  • Calling customers

  • Taking inbound calls to the Credit Control department

  • Producing credits for returns to customer accounts

  • Filing regularly

  • Checking invoices for discrepancies

  • Generate invoices

  • Issue monthly/weekly customer statements

  • Researching and gathering necessary information for completion of invoices

  • Supporting Credit Controllers as and when needed

  • Working to weekly and monthly KPI targets under tight deadlines


  • The successful candidate will ideally have an understanding of basic accounts administration/ data entry/ customer services

  • Studying towards AAT or equivalent, although not essential

  • Live locally to Duston, Northamptonshire

  • Recent A level (or equivalent) leaver

  • Work experience from shop work/ warehouse work/ bar work or equivalent

  • Can do attitude to work

  • A Level leaver or equivalent

  • Good communicator

  • Able to work on your own initiative

  • Assertive, as you will need to speak with many senior people across the business to gather information which will be essential for this role

Salary £18,000 - £23,000 depending on experience


  • Amble parking on site

  • Study support

  • Flexible hours

  • Easy location to get to via car and public transport

  • Friendly office environment

  • 25 days holiday

  • Contributory pension