Woodland Group are recruiting an Accounts Assistant to join our team at our Head Office in Chelmsford, Essex. Reporting to the Financial Controller and working closely with the Accounts Team, the Accounts Assistant will provide vital support to the Management Accounts team working in accordance with established procedures and guidelines. The position will require liaising with suppliers, external offices for the Woodland Group division.

About us:

Would you like to work for a company where you can make a difference, Woodland Group is more than just a logistics and supply chain company. Independently owned, we continuously challenge ourselves and our teams to innovate and adapt, provide expert solutions and create opportunities for clients, team members, partners and communities. Our culture thrives on a drive for excellence and innovation, collaboration, agility through independence, opportunities to learn and develop, our diversity and relationship building, and our desire to bring skills and passion to a quickly changing and fast-paced environment.

About the role:

Daily transactional processing

Balance sheet reconciliations

Daily bank reconciliation

Account analysis

Business assistance

Update cash flow

Month end analysis

Ad hoc purchase ledger

Personal Specification

You have previous experience in an accounts role, ideally within a high transaction environment.

You have advanced MS Excel skills

You are well organised, prioritising and working within key deadlines in a fast-paced environment;

You have the ability to work thoroughly, methodically with an excellent attention to detail;

You can work collaboratively with other members of the team as well as key stakeholders across the group;

You have the natural ability and enjoy building and maintaining strong working relationships;

You excel with a team environment as well as being able to work autonomously when required;

You are flexible, adaptable, and open minded and respond well to the ever-changing priorities and challenges while remaining calm and focussed on getting the job done;

You are proactive looking at ways to improve processes and have the initiative to put them forward and where possible into practice;

You actively seek ways to enhance your knowledge and improve your performance; and

You are self-motivated, have huge drive and ambition – you thrive off achieving great success and helping to build a great place to work!

If you have fantastic communication skills, and want to be a part of small team of industry experts, then please apply!

Why you'll love working for us:

We have a new UK benefits programme based on what our staff asked us for! This includes...

Generous holiday allowance which rises with service.

Recognition awards and Incentives.

Length of service incentives

Enhanced occupational maternity pay

Profit share scheme

Salary sacrifice pension scheme

Life assurance

Health cash plan

Mental health and stress hotline

Retail discounts and awards

Discounted health club membership

Real career opportunities

Team bonding opportunities and events

To be part of a fast-moving exciting company with a great team of people.

And much more…

We look forward to you joining our world where WE CARE, WE CONNECT, WE DELIVER.