Graduate Accounts Assistant

We are looking for an individual who is keen to develop a career in accountancy to join our UK and Export Finance Department (which has responsibility for Glasdon UK Limited, Glasdon International Limited, Glasdon Europe SARL, Glasdon Europe AB and Glasdon, Inc.). In return, we are keen to develop the successful candidate and will provide support towards professional qualification.

The role will require someone who is organised, methodical and has a good work ethic, together with strong verbal and written communication skills.

The Graduate Accounts Assistant role will involve a variety of different tasks, which would be completed as part of the day to day requirements of the role.


  • All areas of debt chasing from looking after invoicing through to customer contact
  • Cashbook updates and reconciliation
  • Updating of customer online portals
  • Daily shipment declaration
  • Preparation and submission of intra-stat declarations
  • Daily sales orders reconciliation and distribution
  • Preparation of supplier payments
  • Other ad hoc tasks

Key Facts

Title: Graduate Accounts Assistant
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Job Type: Full-time
Location: Blackpool
Full Time Permanent Position
What we can offer you:
  • A competitive starting salary
  • 33 days paid holiday
  • A comprehensive training programme, including study support
  • A Company final salary pension scheme after a minimum of two years’ service
  • Life insurance after a minimum of two years’ service
  • Pension through NEST within 3 months of start date
  • Discounted Gym membership
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Long service awards
  • Private health insurance scheme after a minimum of one years’ service

Ideal Candidate

Ideally we would like you to have:
  • Attained a degree in Accountancy/Finance with a 2.1 classification, or above
  • Good analytical skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong IT skills and experience of using Excel and accounting software
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