Company Description

Wren Laboratories is a family-run business based near Andover, Hampshire. It produces a range of health supplements called ‘OptiBac Probiotics’. The company is committed to producing high-quality products, providing excellent customer service and achieving a vibrant, inspiring workplace. We care about the wellbeing, comfort and happiness of our team, constantly reminding employees of our mission and ethos.

Overview

The primary function of this role is to carry out a variety of finance activities to a high standard of accuracy, ensuring the timely completion of the company monthly management accounts.

Position in Organisation

Job Location: Andover
Reports To: Finance Manager
Responsible For: Supporting the Finance Team
Budget Responsibilities: N/A
Full Time Equivalent: 1 FTE

Tasks & Responsibilities

The role is varied and tasks include the following:
  • Sales ledger
  • Credit control
  • Debt chasing
  • Taking and posting customer payments
    - Daily checking of bank payments and posting
    - Allocating payments received via cheque
    - New account opening
    - Maintaining existing accounts
    - Sending monthly statements
  • Online sales reconciliations
  • Review online and trade customer returns and action refunds where applicable
  • Worldpay weekly reconciliation
  • Expenses analysis
  • Assist Buyer/Planner with stock control
  • Assisting with general finance related administrative duties

Skills & Qualities

  • Driven, hardworking and self-motivated
  • Confidentiality, discretion and dependability essential
  • High attention to detail
  • Accuracy
  • Commendable literacy, numeracy and computer skills
  • Ability and willingness to learn and pick up new processes
  • Ability to manage own work load, prioritising tasks and meeting deadlines
  • Appreciation for the value of joining a close-knit, family-run, growing business

Essential Experience

  • Working in a Finance office environment
  • Purchase and/or Sales Ledger
  • Accounting systems knowledge and experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Providing excellent customer service

Qualifications

  • Education to GCSE A* - C standard or equivalent in English and Maths

Hours, Salary & Start date

  • Permanent position, full time (42.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday)
  • Immediate start
  • Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications
  • Ability to commute to Weyhill daily essential
  • Opportunity for personal and professional development

We take great pride and care in providing a great place to work for all team members and you’ll be given opportunities for personal & professional development. For more information on the company, please visit www.optibacprobiotics.co.uk.
Please carefully read the job description and send a cover letter (detailing the knowledge, skills and experience which make you a suitable candidate for the role), references and CV to [email protected]. Please also include salary expectation.

We take data protection seriously. In submitting your application for this role you will be sending us your personal data. We will need to process your personal data in order to consider your application. Our Applicant Privacy Notice sets out the basis on which we will process the personal data that you provide to us with your application and explains your rights. Please read it carefully.

Closing date for applications

Applications will close on the 19th April. Applications sent after this date may not be reviewed. We cannot guarantee a response to all candidates. We may start interviewing as soon as we’ve received suitable applications so please apply as early as possible.