Accounts Assistant

Due to unprecedented levels of demand for chilled and frozen ready meals Laila’s Fine Foods is seeking to expand our Accounts team with the addition of an Accounts Assistant.

A great opportunity to join a successful, entrepreneurial company supplying some of the UK’s best known Supermarkets with bespoke private label chilled and frozen meals.

This is an excellent opportunity for a bright, driven, and enthusiastic person. If you are looking for a career in Finance and have a ‘can do’ attitude, are committed, and take initiative in your role this is a great opportunity to prosper. 

As an Accounts Assistant reporting into the Financial Controller your responsibilities will include:

– Processing daily sales invoices, checking against proof of delivery and processing through to EDI.
– Updating stock. 
– Dealing with customer delivery queries and liaising with logistics team.
– Filing of invoices and day books.
– Checking and authorising staff timecards and summarising queries for HR/Payroll.
– General office duties including picking up calls to finance and other departments.

The role requires an ability to work under own initiative and an attention to detail to ensure that the correct amounts have been billed and that any queries are followed up.

As a key member of the Finance team the business offers great learning, development and progression opportunities and are flexible for you to work from home.

This role will suit a confident professional with at least one years’ accounts experience with strong Excel and Microsoft Office Skills along with excellent communication, reporting and organisational skills. 

The business in turn will offer you a wide range of additional benefits on top of a competitive salary and a great working environment.

The position is required for immediate start for 40 hours per week working 8.30 to 5.00 pm at our factory in Bispham, Lancashire.

If you feel excited by the opportunity to work as Accounts Assistant for this business, please apply with your CV today to david.beaver@lailasfinefoods.co.uk