Accounts Assistant

16 Feb 2017
16 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
An independent postal company are looking for an accounts assistant to join their accounts department to work closely with the Financial Accountant to assist with the financial processing of Sorted and International work and to provide general accounting support to the Finance team as directed & required. This will initially be a 3 month FTC with the potential to become permanent.

Established since 2005, they are a great company to work for and have achieved great success including winning Bristol Evening Post Business of the Year and being part of the Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100. Based in Portishead with regular bus services from Bristol and Weston-Super-Mare and onsite parking.

The role will entail:

-  Preparing selling prices
-  Preparing Direct Debit runs
-  Raising Purchase Orders for unsorted work
-  Administrative tasks related to raising invoices - filling, attaching documents in the finance system,
-  Other general accounts work as required


-  Minimum Grade C or above in GCSE Maths and English, A level pass Grade C or above in Maths preferred
-  Relevant accounting qualification (AAT) - desirable but not essential


-  Computer literate, including good Microsoft Office skills
-  Attention to detail
-  Good communication skills, verbal and written
-  Numerate
-  Accurate keyboard/data input skills
-  Professional attitude to work
-  Enjoy working as part of a team
-  Customer focused
-  A positive attitude and willingness to get things done

Previous experience in accounting role including use of financial systems and raising invoices highly desirable.

-  Salary - £18 - £23k DOE
-  Full time - 35.5 hours per week
-  23 days holiday + bank holidays
-  Contributory group personal pension scheme
-  Life assurance 3 x basic salary
-  Childcare vouchers and Ride to Work Salary Sacrifice schemes
-  Free on-site parking
-  Portishead based

If interested then please send your CV to .

We will endeavour to be in touch as soon as possible. If you are not successful on this occasion we will keep you CV on file and be in touch when other suitable positions become available.