Accounts Assistant - Maternity Cover (9-12 months) (30 hours per week)

GForces is one of Europe’s largest specialist automotive digital agencies. We’re also a leading supplier of internet software and services. We work directly with vehicle manufacturers, over half of the UK’s top 200 automotive retailers, independent dealers, European operations and the Middle East’s largest vehicle distributors. GForces are a global agency with the reach, knowhow and experience to enhance automotive brands and businesses so they perform at their best online.

Our digital-orientated focus helps our clients nurture more dynamic, productive relationships with their customers. At the same time, our utilisation of the most productive offline channels further expands what we can offer and deliver. We develop data-driven marketing strategies that meet the challenges of delivering to today’s connected and informed consumers and that exceed expectations.  If you think you can help us achieve that and more, then we look forward to hearing from you!


The Role

We are looking for an experienced Accounts Assistant to cover a period of maternity leave at our Head office in Kent.  

The role is based on 4 days per week; 9:00am - 5:30pm. Equalling a total of 30 hours per week. The role is flexible in terms of the working days (subject to agreement in advance from the Head of Accounts). 

The role is perfectly suited to individuals who have worked in a finance department and have accounting experience in credit control, sales/purchasing ledgers, payroll, expenses and general bookkeeping.  


Essential Skills

 A minimum of one year’s experience in a similar role

 Previous experience of using Sage Line 50

 Previous experience of using Sage Payroll

 Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and Outlook)

 Excellent numeracy skills and attention to detail 

 Ability to work under pressure and maintain accuracy

 Confidence to handle over the telephone and via email

 Capable of prioritising workload


Key Responsibilities 

 Payroll

 Supplier statement reconciliations

 Credit cards

 Processing company expenses

 Purchase ledger

 Other ad hoc duties as required

 Responding to customer and supplier queries

 Direct debit collections

 Maintain customer contract information

 Payment runs 



Office Based – Bearsted, Maidstone





Position Reports To

Head of Accounts



£20,000 - £21,000 DOE



 25 days holiday plus birthday off

 Up to 5 additional days holiday for long service

 GForces group pension plan

 Discounted health care package

 Preferential car buying rates

 Childcare vouchers

 Perkbox employee discount scheme

 Enhanced maternity and paternity  

 Quarterly appraisals and development planning

 Regular socials and company events

 Free Fruit

 Flexible hours 


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