Assistant Accountant

£29000 - £30000 per annum
09 Dec 2022
16 Dec 2022
JN -122022-5867676
Bertie Stretch
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

This is a great opportunity to join a market leading business. As Accounts Assistant you will be responsible for credit control and ensuring timely receipt of balances due. The role will also be to support finance activities whilst this retail is going through a period of significant growth.

Client Details

This retail company that is based in Bristol are leading the way in innovative on board cruise retailing, working closely with our retail line partners and brand partners to make every experience better. They want to stay at the cutting edge of retailing and consistently provide outstanding customer service.


The Key responsibilities for this Temporary Assistant Accountant are:

  • Responsible for the credit control function, including completing payment reconciliations and investigating any reconciling differences
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Building relationships with customers to keep on top of any due / overdue payments
  • Managing brand recharges and stock only invoices, including working with the relevant teams to raise invoices in a timely and track these in an appropriate manner
  • Weekly and monthly aged debt reporting and investigation to present to the Financial Accountant
  • Reviewing and reconciling creditor accounts
  • Ad hoc duties as required by the Financial Accountant or Financial Controller


The Successful Temporary Assistant Accountant Candidate will have the following:

  • Available at short notice or immediately available
  • Strong skills across the Microsoft Office suite
  • High standard of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Experienced in working well as part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Problem solving skills
  • Investigative mindset
  • Must have an existing right of eligibility to work in the UK

Job Offer

The Successful Temporary Assistant Accountant Candidate will receive:

  • Hybrid working (2 days in and 3 days from home)
  • Temp to perm possibility
  • A competitive salary

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