Accounts & Office Administrator Role in Lancaster

Vacancy Details

  • Full-time Permanent Contract
  • Monday-Friday (flexible working hours available)
  • Based in Halton, Lancaster
  • Start date: As soon as possible

If you are looking for a warm welcome, to be a valued member of a small team, to receive top-notch training and enjoy real job satisfaction, this might be just the job for you!

Main purpose of the role:

We are seeking an individual to assist our finance and admin department, working as part of a supportive team who are passionate about providing the very best experience for our customers and colleagues.

This person will play an integral role in supporting our Finance Director, whilst being the go-to person within our office for administrative support and management of our building.

Role Requirements

Accounts Duties

  • Processing purchase invoices and supplier payments
  • Processing sales orders, sales invoices and sales receipts
  • Monitoring sales orders, purchase orders and project statuses
  • Bank reconciliations
  • General financial administration e.g. expenses and petty cash
  • Liaising with managerial staff, colleagues and clients

Admin Duties

  • Point of contact for our office, answering the telephone and filtering or directing visitors to the relevant person or department
  • Managing the day-to-day operation of the building ensuring all our health and safety requirements are met and everything is running smoothly
  • Handling and recording the movement of post and goods inward to the office, ensuring accurate records are kept
  • Responsible for the security vetting of our team and be the port of call for any problems
  • Helping to facilitate events at Wenning house, organising catering and refreshments
  • Be the ‘go-to’ person assisting Managers, Directors & other members of staff with administrative duties

Person Specification

  • Knowledge of financial processing requirements such as correct VAT and nominal code administration. Ideally assisted by AAT qualifications
  • Professional Demeanour
  • A thorough, methodical approach
  • Strong mathematical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good IT skills, particularly in the use of spreadsheets
  • Enthusiastic and welcoming, with a desire to progress
  • Willing to turn their hand to any task in order to help the team
  • Someone who is proactive and takes pride in their work

Desired Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ideally Level 2 AAT, ICB or equivalent
  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Has used Sage Line 50 or similar accounting software


  • Role-specific training and opportunities for professional development
  • Early finish on a Friday
  • Flexible working available
  • Free onsite parking
  • Five weeks (25 days) holiday plus bank holidays
  • Long service holiday benefit scheme
  • Up to 6% pension
  • Salary dependent on experience

What else do I need to know:

  • You will be required to obtain and maintain security clearance of at least Counter Terrorist Check (or CTC clearance). To satisfy the requirements, you will need to have been a legal UK resident for a minimum of 5 years and successfully complete all stages of the vetting process.
  • Should you require any adjustments to support you in your application, please do not hesitate to contact us.
  • We welcome all applicants regardless of age, race, faith, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, socioeconomic background and physical or neurological disabilities.

Apply by emailing your CV to

If you have any questions please call Sally on 01524 811 383.