Accounts Assistant [31044]

Accounts Assistant [31044] Birmingham, England

West Midlands Trains
Full Time Birmingham, England 28261 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description


As part of the Transport UK Group, West Midlands Trains delivers around 1,300 train journeys a day, for more than 60 million passengers a year, across our two brands - West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway.

We are committed to delivering a safe and reliable train service, by investing in our fleet of trains, stations, and employees. As part of this investment, we are looking to recruit an Accounts Assistant, on a full-time, permanent basis.

What does the role involve?

  • Processing purchase invoices in an accurate and timely manner
  • Data entry into the accounts system
  • Being the main point of contact for your nominated suppliers – resolving any issues quickly and effectively
  • Following set ways of working and approval routes
  • Monthly supplier statement reconciliations
  • BACS payment run processing
  • Collecting credit balances from suppliers

What skills and experience do I need to do the job?

  • Previous practical accounts payable experience is essential
  • An ability to prioritise your workload and achieve team objectives
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Being organised, with a methodical approach
  • Great attention to detail – able to spot mistakes before they become bigger problems
  • Good IT skills, including previous experience of accounts software, Word and Excel

What are the salary and benefits?

  • Salary of up to £28,261 - depending on experience
  • Hybrid working 3 days working from home, 2 days in Birmingham City Centre
  • Free travel on all our trains and those of other train companies within our parent group company - for you, your partner and any dependent children
  • Final salary pension – one of the best pension schemes available
  • 75% off all other train tickets
  • Retail discounts
  • Career development opportunities

Due to the volume of applications we receive, the advert may close earlier than the published closing date. Please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid missing out.

As an inclusive employer, we welcome applications from all backgrounds and ensure no-one receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, disability, gender, race/ethnicity, religion, belief and sexual orientation.

Applications will be considered from colleagues with 6 months experience, after completion of their probationary period and a full check of absence and disciplinary records.

Accounts Assistant [31044]
West Midlands Trains
Wilmslow, United Kingdom
Jan Chaudhry-van der Velde
Unknown / Non-Applicable
1001 to 5000 Employees
Company - Private