Accounts Assistant

Primary Objectives

To provide efficient accounting, payroll and administrative support to the finance department.

Reporting to:  Financial Accountant

Hours: Mon-Thurs 8:30am to 5pm, Fri 8:30am to 2pm

Role Responsibilities: 

  • Update daily bank reconciliations and posting of bank transactions
  • Ownership of sales invoicing processes and investigating customer queries in liaison with Customer Services
  • Preparation of weekly payment runs
  • WIP Journals
  • Weekly Cycle Count
  • Assisting with Credit Control
  • Manage the invoice discounting facility – Add new debtors, upload invoices download cash and complete month-end reconciliations
  • Weekly payroll
  • To ensure statutory information is provided to HM Customs and Inland Revenue in a timely manner
  • To liaise with and provide relevant analysis for external auditors
  • Holiday cover for other finance team members
  • You may be required to train others as part of your role

The above is not a complete and exhaustive list and other duties may be required to be undertaken as and when necessary.

Skills & Competencies:

  • AAT Qualified Accountant or QBE
  • Commercial Awareness
  • Good communication skills
  • Good problem solving and analytical skills
  • Competent on Microsoft Office products, and Accounting Software
  • Effective communication with finance and non-finance staff
  • Good understanding of the Central Parma objectives and operations
  • Basic understanding of technical accounting issues.
  • Flexible in supporting business needs


This position reports directly into the Financial Accountant.

Success Criteria:

  • Staff are paid on time and accurately
  • Queries from staff, suppliers and customers are resolved quickly
  • Accounting entries are processed accurately
  • The finance team and support functions work well together and are effective.
  • Procedures are suitable and appropriate for the business

Accounts Assistant





Closing date

30th April 2021

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