Assistant Accounts Coordinator

Job Details
  • 3621 Chester Zoo
  • Chester
  • Contract
  • Up to £17,752 (pro rata) + range of amazing benefits

Assistant Accounts Coordinator

Temporary contract (9 months), 5 days per week: 30 to 37.5 hours

We are Chester Zoo, and for over 80 years we’ve been a leading conservation and education charity, and an amazing, award-winning visitor attraction.

We’re also a team of passionate, talented, enthusiastic and expert people, doing everything we can to keep the zoo going, from feeding the animals to discovering new conservation ideas, and giving our 1.9 million visitors an inspirational day out.

We work hard because we love animals, we care about nature, we love Chester Zoo and we want to be the best zoo in the world!

If you think you can help us to achieve that, then we’d love to hear from you.

We currently have an exciting vacancy for an Assistant Accounts Coordinator to join our busy Finance team on a temporary basis.

The Assistant Accounts Coordinator Role:

  • Processing purchase invoices, ensuring prompt and authorised sign off by managers
  • Matching delivery notes to purchase invoices
  • Rejecting and returning purchase invoices that do not have a Purchase Order
  • Supplier statement reconciliation
  • Opening the daily post and sorting
  • Maintaining an accurate and timely filing system
  • Scanning purchase invoice documents for electronic filing
  • Preparation of suggested vendor payments for own area of purchase ledger

The successful candidate for this Assistant Accounts Coordinator role will:

  • Have previous purchase ledger experience
  • Have previous administration experience
  • Have good organisational skills and a flexible approach
  • Be computer literate & competent in the use of Microsoft Office
  • Have an eye for detail to accurately record and input data
  • Have a good standard of education, including Maths and English

The role would be a great opportunity for someone who would like to gain experience in a finance environment.

Hours of work are between 30 and 37.5 hours per week, worked over 5 days, between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday. There will be a 30-minute unpaid lunch break each day.

The salary for this role is between £14,202.35 (30hrs) and £17,752.94 (37.5hrs) per annum. In addition we offer a range of amazing benefits which can be found on the Chester Zoo careers page.

To apply for this position, please click the ‘apply’ button on this page where you’ll be redirected to the vacancy on the Chester Zoo website. You will then be required to provide your current CV and complete the application form highlighting your skills and experience including why you believe you should be considered for this Assistant Accounts Coordinator role.

Closing date for applications is Sunday 22nd September 2019.

All applications to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions.

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