Accounts Assistant

Bedfordshire, Bedford
£18000 - £20000 per annum + study support
21 Feb 2019
13 Mar 2019
Seehab Ahmed
Contract type
Part time

This Bedford based leading retail comapny are looking for an Accounts Assisstant for a 2-3 year period with study support for AAT with the offer of future progression once someone learns the bsuienss and processes in order to add value to the commercial finance function

Client Details

This leading Bedford retail business support some of the UK's largest household brand names and are in search of an Accounts Assistant due to internal progression due to fostering an culture of supporting their staff and encouraging professional development. Based within the finance function which is busy and has a particular month end focus but offers flexibility and support where required


Accounts Assistant duties and responsibilities;

  • Producing manual invoices in Oracle and sending to clients with appropriate back-up
  • To produce a variety of invoices with exceptions on
  • To produce monthly reports in preparation for month end
  • Dealing with client and internal/external enquiries efficiently and professionally
  • Communicate with suppliers proactively on upcoming billing issues
  • To ensure customer files are kept up to date and invoice queries are resolved
  • To provide support for system upgrades/ projects


Desired experience and skillset for this Accounts Assistant role;

  • Capable of working using own initiative to anticipate and resolve invoicing issues
  • Accuracy and excellent attention to detail
  • locally based to Bedford with your own transport
  • Strong Excel skills to include pivot tables and vlookups
  • Flexible team player
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work in a busy environment to strict deadlines
  • Desire to improve processes and commit to the role for the next 2-3 years

Job Offer

AAT study support, future progression, ownership of your own work, training and mentoring

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