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Junior Accounts Assistant

Junior Accounts Assistant

Posted 29 April by Healthy Careers
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Junior Accounts Assistant

Full-time / Permanent


Are you looking to start a career in accounts?

A unique opportunity has arisen for a Junior Accounts/Finance Assistant to join a well-established and market leading packaging business based in Stevenage, underpinned with a history of over 35 years never making a redundancy, alongside 34 years of community, charity, philanthropy works.

This opportunity could suit you if you have recently left school and/or graduated university and are looking to start a career in accounts with a company who recognises and treasures its people as individuals based on their contribution and results, offering you peace of mind with unmatched job security.

Job Profile

The requirement for a Junior Accounts/Finance Assistant has arisen through continued growth, expansion and demand in both customer base and orders.

The role will suit someone who enjoys working in a friendly and professional environment and who is able to manage multiple tasks at once, with a strong attention to detail, as well as an ability to react positively to set monthly objectives.

This role is office based and as such the successful candidate must be prepared and able to travel into Stevenage.

In return you will be joining a friendly, caring, conscientious and talented accounts team, working a long side and learning from CIMA qualified senior accountants, all with peace of mind of complete job security and a stable platform to build a successful career in a thriving business and achieve you career goals.

Primary responsibilities

  • Support the finance team across all key areas of the purchasing function.
  • Purchase ledger & statement reconciliation.
  • Purchase order queries.
  • Payment runs.
  • Other various duties as required by the business.


  • If you are currently studying towards an AAT/ACCA it would be desirable, but not essential.
  • An exceptionally high degree of numeracy and attention to detail.
  • Experienced and confident using accounts software such as SAGE or similar is ideal, but no essential.
  • A good communicator, skilled at getting information from a range of sources and departments.
  • Computer literate and confident in the use of the Microsoft Office package.
  • Intermediate level Excel skills to a confident degree.
  • A team player, able to foster excellent relationships at all levels.
  • A self-starter, willing to go the extra mile.
  • Ability to follow company policies and procedures.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Strong time management skills and the ability to prioritise a workload.
  • Polite and professional phone manner.
  • Possess flexibility and ability to effectively perform multiple functions at a time.
  • Ability to work on own initiative with minimal supervision as well as part of a team.


Monday - Friday / bespoke working hours to suit the company and yourself.


  • 22 days annual leave + Bank Holidays.
  • Interest free loans to support with house purchases, holidays etc.
  • Health club/Gym membership.
  • Private health care.
  • Life insurance.
  • Free on-site parking.

Salary: £24,000 - £30,000 per year (depending upon experience and qualifications)

Required skills

  • AAT
  • ACCA
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Finance Team

Reference: 52546833

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