Further reductions in our Winter Sale: now up to 60% off

Trainee Accounts Administrator

Function of the role:

To support the Finance department by completing a range of routine Accounting tasks



Reporting to:

Head of Finance & Accounts Assistant


Head Office, Dudley Street, Luton

Working hours:

37.5 hours Monday – Friday (as necessitates the role)

Education requirements:

A level educated

GCSE Maths Grade B or above

GCSE English Grade C or above

Experience required:

Bright college leaver with a keen interest in Finance

Ability to demonstrate proficiency with computer systems

Core Skills / Attributes

Proficient with Excel

Exercise confidentiality & diplomacy at all times

Strong numerical/analytical skills

Organisation, accuracy & attention to detail

Judgement & problem-solving skills

Team player

Confident with both written and verbal communication

Ability to meet deadlines

Desire to develop an accountancy career (Company to sponsor individual exams to support progression)


Accounts Payable

• Review and verify invoices; match and check to requests/Purchase Order’s

• Sort, code and enter invoices onto finance system & post necessary journals

• Reconcile accounts payable transactions and vendor accounts to monthly statements and related transactions

• Prepare analysis of accounts/reports when required

• Research and resolve invoice discrepancies and issues

• Maintain vendor files and accounting ledgers

• Correspond with vendors and respond to inquiries

• Provide supporting documentation for audits

• Maintain petty cash and post into finance system

• Filing

• Adhoc duties

Assist Accounts Payable Assistant

• Act as cover and assistance to Accounts Payable Assistant, including but not limited to highlighting invoices due for payment, review/post web sales and bank reconciliations.

Assist Accounts Admin Assistant

• Assist & act as cover for the Accounts Admin Assistant, including but not limited to review and posting of weekly sales, review store petty cash for VAT, enter sales invoices into finance system, credit card maintenance and process expense claims for Directors.

To apply please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@ospreylondon.com