Accounts Assistant

Companion Care Vets
22 Apr 2019
21 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

The Vet Group is based in beautiful offices next to the Retail Outlet and Steam Museum. From here we have large dedicated teams supporting our 470 vet joint partners and their practices all over the UK.

Due to promotion we are currently looking for a Transactional Accounts Assistant to help our busy purchase ledger team within this extremely supportive and fun Finance department. The main purpose of this role is to ensure purchase invoices and colleague expenses are recorded in an accurate, complete and timely manner, and to assist our vet partners in practice with any queries regarding their purchase ledger reports. ?

  • Processing large amounts of invoices and expenses from external suppliers and colleagues whilst ensuring clarity of information before being added to the system.

  • Liaising with external suppliers as well as internal practices to ensure invoices are received and processed correctly and in a timely manor

  • Answering queries from practice partners comprehensively and professionally

  • Answering calls from external suppliers and internal partners, and opening post daily.

  • Other ad-hoc task, as deemed necessary by the business. ?

Some experience of working within an accounts environment is preferred along with:

  • excellent customer services skills are required

  • ability to work under pressure at times, set priorities, work to deadlines

  • a real team player

  • enthusiastic, positive and determined

  • Accuracy and speed are two of the most important attributes required to perform the role.
  • Knowledge of MS Office applications.


An excellent working environment

28 days annual leave (including bank holidays) rising to 33 days annual leave following 2 years’ service

20% discount at Pets at Home stores and in addition, The Groom Room and The Vet Group surgeries

Opportunity to receive an annual bonus based on EBITDA (Company Performance)

Agile Working Hours

Bring your dog to work

Colleague of the Month awards

Pension Scheme

Birthday / New Roost Leave

Childcare Vouchers

Cycle to Work scheme

Health Care scheme

Income Protection

Service Awards

Discounted Pet Supplies

Free Parking

Option to purchase additional 5 days annual leave (Hol-bay)

Beauty Therapist/Hairdresser on site by appointment

Groom Ro

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