Accounts Assistant

c.£35,000 Salary 25 days per year plus public holidays

25 days per year plus public holidays

Flexible Salary to suit experience in the region of £35,000

Role Purpose: Reporting to the Group Management Accountant to provide a comprehensive accounts assistant service to the business including responsibilities for purchasing/stock administration.

Accounts Administration

Accounts Administration

Purchasing / Costing

  • Calculation of delivered costs for raw materials, packaging etc.
  • Reviewing standard cost calculations to keep the system up to date

Stock Control

  • Help to set up new stock system for recording data
  • Prepare monthly stock take reports
  • Investigate and resolve any stock take discrepancies – perform reconciliations of issuing / receipts into stock
  • Review minimum/maximum stock levels on a monthly basis
  • Prepare month end stock journal
  • Review stock turnover of products

General Accounts

  • Accruals / Prepayments
  • Intercompany reconciliations
  • Supplier statement reconciliations
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Monthly Sales Reconciliations
  • Submit weekly payment runs to Head Office
  • Reporting (sales / purchasing / gross margin reports)


Essential Criteria

  • Previous administrative experience working in an office environment.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Excel.
  • Ability to work on own initiative, prioritise own work, meet deadlines.
  • High level of written and verbal communication skills.
  • Flexible approach and willingness to work as part of a team.
  • Qualified AAT / Part qualified ACCA or CIMA

Due to the role being based at our rural office based between Ashbourne and Matlock you will need your own transport or to be based very local. For more information or an interview please send your CV and John or Sophie will arrange a call at your convenience.

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