Trainee Accounts Assistant (Systems Department)

Head Office - Stratford-upon-Avon

We are currently recruiting for a Trainee Accounts Assistant to join our successful team at our Head Office in Stratford-upon-Avon. This is an ideal opportunity for someone looking for their first step into an accounts or systems related career.


The successful applicant with work within our Head Office accounts team, assisting in all daily duties to aid in the smooth running of the finance function.

The role can lead to numerous opportunities within the department to progress your career within an accounts function. Applicants with good IT skills or problem solving abilities also have the opportunity of progression within the Accounts Systems team.

The role reports to the Head Office Accountant.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Purchase Ledger & Sales ledger administration
  • Bank reconciliation
  • Covering/aiding of site work where needed
  • Reconciliation and analysis of accounting entries
  • Raising and following up queries with sites to ensure completeness and accuracy of information
  • Supporting Site and Head Office accounting staff, ensuring best systems practice and procedures are followed
  • Creation/Development of departmental spreadsheets
  • Other ad hoc duties deemed necessary within the team

Skills/Experience Required:

  • A self-motivated, confident team player with excellent communication skills
  • Good PC skills particularly in Excel (Visual Basic advantageous)
  • Basic accounting knowledge or strong numeracy and administration skills
  • Ability to manage/prioritise workload to meet deadlines

In return for your hard work, we’ll support you with coaching & development every step of the way. Also, to reward your commitment you’ll get:

  • 25 Days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Pension Scheme
  • Huge potential for career development
  • Health & Wellbeing benefits
  • Study support package
  • Company Car schemes
  • Staff Discount on car servicing
  • Listers Benefits – discounts on retailers, restaurants, cinemas & holidays