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Accounts Assistant

Industry: Accounting/Financial/Insurance
Salary: £25000/annum Excellent benefits
Contract Type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, UK


The Opportunity

A leader in British design, our client, an eyewear specialist, burst onto the scene in 2013 and is one of the UK's fastest growing eyewear suppliers.

Their portfolio includes the luxury British designer brands Aspinal of London, Range Rover and Land Rover which complement their trend-led house collections.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing business who are looking for a Finance Assistant to join their team.

Key Responsibilities

Sales ledger and reporting

Allocation and posting of customer receipts, follow up and resolution of queries

Month end customer statement process

Preparation of month end reports for key customer groups and reconciliation to sales ledger

Preparation of sales figures as requested by Account Managers (support to Finance Manager for sales information reporting) including ad-hoc sales analysis

Key finance contact for customers and support to Customer Services team for queries on customer accounts

Credit control:

Review and chasing of overdue accounts by phone and email

Maintaining accurate records

Placing accounts on hold and review of accounts on hold

Review and resolve unallocated cash on accounts

Provide report with overdue debt that requires escalation to Account Managers

Ensuring people pay on time by continuously looking at improving credit control process

Customer Services/Export

Support the Customer Services and Export teams when needed, tasks could include: Processing orders/returns/credits via SAGE, direct contact with customers and working with the Account Managers.

Purchase ledger

Matching purchase invoices to orders, delivery notes and processing invoices


Review/checking of expense claims and corporate card statements, summarising in Excel and posting to SAGE

Petty Cash

Administer petty cash including end of month reconciliation and posting to ledger


Consignment stock maintenance on SAGE

Costs review and preparation of analysis for Finance Manager

Support the sustainability objectives of the finance team

Key Requirements

Knowledge of Microsoft Excel

Completed or Partially completed Level 3 AAT


Hours: Monday-Friday, 09:00 – 17:00 (30 min lunch)

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

Starting salary: £25k(based on experience)

Location: Stoke Prior (Bromsgrove)


On-site parking

1 x free optical frame (after 3 months)

1 x free sunglass frame (after 3 months)

Birthday is given off as a free day of annual leave

Monthly awards


Job Listed: 2023-11-22 11:05:10

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