Accounts Assistant

Accountancy & Finance

Are you an aspiring Accounts Assistant with previous retail experience seeking a new opportunity for professional development and success?

We are currently recruiting for an Accounts Assistant position for a highly successful and established retailer based in Dagenham. This is a fantastic opportunity for an AAT studying professional looking for their new opportunity within a finance function and to take on a wide range of transactional duties.

The role will see you taking responsibility for the timely and accurate processing of a variety of transactions and reconciliations including:



  • Processing high volumes of invoices
  • Sales and margin reconciliations
  • Stock control and reconciliation
  • Allocating payments
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Assisting in production of monthly management accounts
  • Dealing with internal and external queries
  • To prepare year-end financial information to assist the auditors with the year-end process
  • Ad hoc duties


  • AAT studying/qualified
  • Previous retail/stock experience (ideal)
  • Accounts Payable experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong willingness to learn
  • Intermediate Excel skills


  • £30,000 per annum
  • Study support
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Free onsite parking
  • Private healthcare
  • Solid company pension scheme


Rutherford Briant is passionate about equity, diversity, and inclusion. We seek individuals from the widest talent pool and encourage underrepresented talent to apply to vacancies with us. We are committed to recruitment processes that are fair for all, regardless of background and personal characteristics.

Sam Smyth

Senior Recruitment Consultant

+44 (0)1371 832 922