Accounts/ Administrator Assistant

Job Information

Job Title: Accounts/ Administrator Assistant
Job Code: 
Job Category: Finance
Job Location: Wilton, United Kingdom

Do you have prior experience in an accounts department with excellent administration skills?

Do you have good knowledge of Purchase Ledgers?

Do you want to be part of a fast-growing, dynamic, successful team as part of a FTSE 100 company?

Do you want to work for a company that rewards performance?

If you answered yes to all of the above we want to hear from you as we have an exciting opportunity for an Accounts/Administrator Assistant to join our dynamic team based in Wilton

Intertek’s support for Chemical & Pharmaceutical industries goes beyond assurance, testing, inspection, and certification. Their global network of sophisticated, highly regulated and advanced laboratories, coupled with their scientific expertise offers clients a broad scope of expert support, from accelerating new product research and development to helping them protect their intellectual property. 

This resource, coupled with field of regulatory experts and experienced scientists and engineers from the industry, enables Intertek to ensure the safety, quality and performance of new products, while providing true problem-solving and business improvement support.

Job Responsibilities

The job holder will provide help and support to the site accountant at Intertek Wilton with accounts and administrative duties.

The role will include but not limited to:

Utilising purchase ledger functions such as processing purchase orders via our PeopleSoft or credit card system.

Correlating purchase orders and delivery notes with invoices via our current finance systems. 

Processing of procurement card invoices and coding via RBS credit card system.

Processing of any ad hoc purchases required by laboratory staff.

General Admin duties – booking hotels, taxi’s, flights, organising hire cars, organising meetings, booking in visitors etc.

Additional information

The role holder will be required to work 37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday.

We will provide the required training, education and mentoring that will allow you to meet the requirements of the role and develop new skills to progress in your career.

Job Qualifications

Required skills and experience

Good IT literacy skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint)

Basic sales ledger knowledge would be advantage but not essential.

A good knowledge of Purchase Ledger Functions 

Previous experience of working in an accounts department

Proven administrative skills experience.

Personal Qualities


Promotes company values to others and supports values in daily activities and decisions

Results driven to focus contribution on activities which meet company goals and deliver the greatest value

Ability to critique and improve activities through continuous improvement and innovation

Ability to demonstrate exceptional customer service

The ability to demonstrate respect, equity and empathy for a diverse community

Motivated, self-starter

Encourage teamwork (promote operational synergies and alignment) to support each other, our customers and grow together

Highly energised mind-set with willingness and desire to learn and adapt individually 

Drive performance by ensuring performance expectations are met

Fosters integrity and honesty

Ensure compliance to company, industry and regulatory standards

Highly organised with strong attention to detail

Confident communicator (written/ oral) and able to build rapport, quickly and effectively

Demonstrates flexibility and resilience in order to meet the demands of the role

Able to act on own initiative 

Excellent time management

How to Apply

Please provide a CV, Covering Letter (outlining your suitability for the role) and Salary Expectations to the reference Intertek374. All candidates will be required to confirm eligibility to work in the UK before starting employment.

As a matter of courtesy, we will try to respond to all applications. However, due to the volume of applications received, we may not be able to respond to individual candidates. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks unfortunately, your application has been unsuccessful. Please do not let this deter you from applying for vacancies in the future should you meet the minimum requirements of the role.

Intertek operates a preferred supplier arrangement and we do not accept unsolicited approaches from agencies

Closing Date 

11th December 2017