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Accounts Assistant (christmas temp)

Accounts BW
Accountancy & Finance
£8 to £10 Per Hour
Contract Type:
Closing Date:

For more information about this job please contact:

Sultana Kadir
0208 344 2337

Do you want to work for a very exciting and innovative company?

Our client has a turnover of 500m Euros and trade in 10 countries across Europe through 9 industry leading brands!

They are currently looking for an Temporary Accounts Assistant to join their finance team.

This role is for an immediate start and will go on until 15th January 2019.



Location: Borehamwood.

Salary: £8.00 to £10.00 per hour. 

Onsite parking.

Pizza Fridays.

Well being incentives.

Fun and buzzy environment to work in. 


Job Purpose:

This role is responsible for the order fraud vetting process along with other parts of the accounts receivable and payable functions, reporting to Finance Manager and the Internal Fraud Expert. To be responsible for assessing orders prior to dispatch and to ascertain if they are genuine orders.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Assess orders at the pre-dispatch status, to ascertain if they are suspicious or not based on set criteria.
  • Log all queried orders (using excel and internal systems), analyse trend data and share this data with Finance Team.
  • Liaise with internal Fraud expert and company suppliers to prevent fraudulent activity. 
  • Assist the internal Fraud expert ensuring that all departments have a good understanding of the security protocol and are following the prescribed procedure (including any updates in the procedure).

Ad-hoc duties

  • Assist finance team wherever needed during busy Christmas period.

Essential Competencies/ skills:

  • Ability to confidently deal with sensitive issues / complaints while dealing with fraudulent and legitimate customers as required.
  • Ability to resolve customer complaints as a result of checks being carried out before order processing.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft 365.
  • Excel profficient.
  • Data entry with accuracy and efficiency with strong attention to detail is a must
  • Outstanding communication skills both verbal and written.


 If you are interested in this role please send your CV and apply, alternatively you can also contact me on the below:


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