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Accounts Assistant

Home Help Centre Careers Accounts Assistant

Location: Head Office, Walton Summit, PR5 & Home Working
Salary: Circa £21,000

We are recruiting an Accounts Assistant to join the business.

Reporting to the Management Accountant, the candidate recruited into this role will be responsible for managing the sales ledger function end to end, ensuring the accuracy and validity of data at all times. We are looking for an individual with previous experience in this field. You will be used to working to deadlines, collaboratively and cross-functionally. Applicants should be highly analytical with a sharp eye for detail and the ability to communicate with colleagues across all levels of the business.


Key responsibilities of this role include:

  • Administering the accounts receivable ledgers for key Cycle to Work and finance schemes, generating invoices and validating commissions using formula driven excel spreadsheets
  • Processing & reconciliation of daily incoming cash
  • Working collaboratively with Customer Services across multiple systems to manage and resolve customer payment queries
  • Fostering positive relationships with funders to ensure cash is received to terms and debt minimised
  • Production of regular debtor and cash due reports
  • Investigating and resolving aged debt balances
  • Management of finance application aging and renewing
  • Providing cover for other members of the Finance Team as and when required
  • Ad-hoc duties as and when required by the business

Essential experience and competency in the following are essential:

  • High degree of computer literacy – PC skills, MS Excel skills required
  • Prior experience in administering accounts receivables
  • Proven track record of working on own initiative
  • Demonstrates a high level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Good communication skills – is concise in written and verbal communication
  • Able to work cooperatively with others in the team and across the organisation
  • Ability to multitask, organise and prioritise work

Experience and competency in the following are desirable:

  • Knowledge of Sage 200
  • Knowledge of Cycle to Work scheme
  • A knowledge or interest in Cycling or the Cycle Industry


  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • 40% colleague discount
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • Free on-site parking
  • Hybrid working
  • YOLO Wellbeing (physical and mental wellness programme)


About us

Buying a bike is something very special, whatever your budget. It is as much of a head purchase as it is a matter for the heart. Every detail from the frame design to gear ratios to wheel choice to colour will be researched.

The Ribble brand is underpinned by our true passion for cycling, our dedication to product innovation and a progressive, digitally-focused multi-channel customer experience. Through our UK-based R&D, design and manufacturing facility, we give our customers a world-class product range specific to their cycling needs. Our custom-built bikes are all hand-assembled by specialist mechanics at our HQ in Preston and are sold all over the world.

Award-winning products have always been at the heart of our brand, so we continue to invest heavily in new product development. We are also continuing to invest in our customer journey, both from a digital and physical perspective, with our team constantly evolving and strengthening the proposition.

Another key factor is we want to make sure the product our customers are riding on is accessible for everyone. We’re extremely excited about the increased enthusiasm for cycling and look forward to taking the Ribble brand into the future with our exciting long-term growth strategy.

We have created a world-class team of authentic, innovative, passionate and tenacious professionals who put our customers at the heart of everything they do. Now is the perfect time to get on board and play a crucial role in the delivery of what is set to be a truly exciting future for us.

Ribble is an equal opportunities employer. All personal details submitted to us will be treated with the strictest of confidence.

Interested? Please send your CV and a covering letter to [email protected]