Assistant Accountant - Catering Division

Bury St Edmunds
£16000 Per Annum 20 days Holid
05 Oct 2017
04 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Vacancy Reference: GRP-BSE-KS-2009

Job Title: Assistant Accountant – Catering Finance

Salary: From £16,000 DOE

Job Type: Full-time; Permanent

Location: Bury St Edmunds

Benefits: 20 days holiday plus 8 Bank Holidays; AE Pension; Study Support

Do you thrive in a fast-paced, energetic environment? Do you have exceptional attention to detail?

Are your relationship building skills second-to-none? Looking to start a career, not just for a new job?

If you're keen to embark on a career within with an organisation whose vision and ambition can match yours, we believe that this role could challenge and satisfy your desire to succeed. Our diverse, energetic Catering Finance Team are recruiting for an enthusiastic and dynamic Assistant Accountant and we are keen to hear from productive candidates with a can-do attitude.

Servest Group is an expert in facilities management, creating environments which enable people to deliver exceptional experiences to help organisations to be more efficient, effective and sustainable.

Based at our offices on the western fringes of Bury St Edmunds and reporting in to the Management Accountant, this is a hands-on role. The Catering Finance team is diverse and the pace of work within the team is fast. As such, we are looking for individuals with the ability to working independently - managing and prioritising their own work load with confidence and with the ability to step up to support the wider finance team where required.

This role is ideal for someone who has exceptional computer and administrative skills with a “can do” attitude and experience in a fast-paced accounts environment.

Primary duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Daily reconciliation of bank balances
  • Preparation of month end accounts
  • Posting transactions in Sage
  • Reconciliation of cashless liability
  • Cash flow forecasting

Skills and Experience:

  • Strong personal integrity
  • Ability to work at pace whilst meeting tight deadlines
  • Proactive and customer-focussed
  • Part qualified AAT desirable
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Experience working within an accounts team
  • English and Maths GCSE, or equivalent, at grade C or above

The Catering Finance team deliver outstanding support to our business and customers throughout the week, Monday to Friday, between the hours of 09:00-17:30 however, flexibility to meet the needs of our business is vital.

The successful candidate will be eligible for study support upon successful completion of their probationary period. We offer excellent career and development opportunities, as an organisation that's proud of its' great people - We believe in the opportunity to recognise and share success.

If you are interested in applying for this role and meet the above criteria, please email your CV to

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Servest is an equal opportunities employer and rely on diversity to deliver on our goals. We actively encourage applications from talented and qualified individuals regardless of race, gender, nationality