Date Posted – 24/08/2023

New Position Available!

Job Title: Accounts Assistant

We are looking for an accounts assistant to assist the Financial Controller and work alongside the rest of the finance team in the preparation of the management accounts and necessary reconciliations. The finance function plays a critical role in the decision making of the business, expanding the team will enable the finance team to provide more useful information to the rest of the business in a timely manner.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Accounts Payable duties include:
    1. Supplier invoice processing
    2. Bank reconciliations
    3. Weekly payment to suppliers
    4. Tracking of agency labour costings
    5. Tracking of import declaration documentation
    6. Handing supplier queries – email and phone
    7. Liaise with colleague on receipting of purchase orders
  • Month end reconciliation work includes:
    1. Purchase ledger reconciliations
    2. Dispatch cut off reconciliation
    3. Intercompany agreements
    4. Reconciliation of cashbook transactions
  • Annual requirements
    1. Assist with the annual external financial audit by providing documentation as evidence
    2. Coordinate annual shredding routine

Accountable for:

  • Processing of supplier invoices
  • Ensuring payments are generated to suppliers to meet due dates
  • Involvement in month end management accounts generation
  • Support fellow finance colleagues

Experience Required:

  • General office skills desirable
  • Accounts Payable function experience desirable but not essential

Essential Qualifications:

  • GCSE in English Language and Maths

Desirable Qualifications:

  • A good level of secondary education

Personal Skills Required:

  • Strong Computer (ICT) Skills – MS Windows, Word, Outlook, Excel
  • Interpersonal skills to engage with suppliers and colleagues
  • Willing to learn and support others
  • Strong can-do attitude required at all times
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills

Interested? To apply please send an email with your CV to