Accounts Assistant

02 Jan 2019
24 Jan 2019
Contract type
Full time
Accounts Assistant

The Pektron Group is seeking an Accounts Assistant to work primarily for our sister company Morgan Industrial Property. Whilst the position is primarily property accounts the successful candidate will be required to take on other accounting duties within other companies in the Group.

The role will be based at the Pektron site in Derby (DE21 4AP)

About you:

You will be an experienced Accounts Assistant who has worked in the commercial / industrial property sector. You will be confident dealing with Suppliers, Solicitors, Utility companies, local councils, Surveyors etc. You will have a good working knowledge of the Re–Lease Property Management System and Xero Accounting System. Basic understanding of Sage 50 and Excel would be an advantage.

Essential skills and experience:

Small / medium property portfolio accounting

Processing sales invoices relating to rent, service charges, late payment interest etc

Processing sales / income receipts and allocating ledgers

Processing purchase invoices and subsequent payment

Credit control – chasing via telephone, email, and letter

Bank reconciliation

Month and year end nominal journal posting to trial balance

Service and utility recharge transactions and reconciliations

Preferred experience / knowledge:

Property lease arrangements

Zero rated and exempt property rules

Option to tax rules

Recording and analysing project costs (actual v budget)

What's on offer:

Competitive salary, yearly pay review, 25 days holiday plus bank hols, pension, free parking, healthcare, life insurance and a 39 hour working week, with flexible start and finish times.


We are based in Alfreton Road, Derby (DE21 4AP), easily commutable from the Derby area, Nottingham, Mansfield, Burton, Loughborough, Ashbourne and the Peak District and East Staffordshire.

We have 5 modern, purpose built buildings at our Derby site including 4 state of the art manufacturing centres.

About us:

The Pektron Group of companies include Pektron Group Ltd who are one of the largest privately owned electronics manufacturers in the world with over 50 years' experience delivering bespoke electronics hardware and software solutions to blue–chip companies globally, and MIP (Morgan Industrial Properties) who own GBP60 million of commercial property throughout the East Midlands region.

At our HQ in Derby we employ 350 staff and operate Engineering, Manufacturing, Design, Testing, Purchasing, Accounts, Quality and Support functions, whilst our Sales and Technology centre in Detroit supports our customers in the US

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