Accounts Assistant (FTC 7 months)


Job Details


UK Sheffield M&S - 12518

Contract Type

Fixed Term

Working Pattern

Full Time


£22000 pro rata

Closing Date

31/10/2020 12:00

Role Overview

An exciting opportunity has become available at our Home Delivery Sheffield site for an Accounts Assistant within the Finance Team, the opportunity is to support the team with accountancy assistance. This is a 7 months FTC role.


Who are we?

Wincanton is a leading third-party logistics (3PL) and supply chain solutions provider in the UK and Ireland. With over 17,000 colleagues across more than 200 sites and a 3,400 strong fleet of vehicles, we put our customers at the heart of everything we do, and our mission is “to make our customers business’s better, every day.”

How will you contribute?

  • Reporting to the Assistant Accountant;
  • Assisting in the preparation of weekly profit and loss reports
  • Finance system ledger assistance
  • Internal KPI reporting assistance
  • Communicating effectively daily with internal and external customers;
  • Contributing towards the improvement of processes/methods of operating practises within the department;
  • General finance administration support;
  • Assisting colleagues within the team on an ad-hoc basis
  • To undertake such additional duties as may be reasonably required for the effective role within the team.

What will you bring?

  • Previous finance experience essential;  
  • Oracle system experience desirable, MS excel skills essential;
  • Motivated to be able to work under pressure and the ability to meet tight deadlines;
  • Excellent communication skills and confident in dealing with problems and challenges;
  • Ability to work as part of a team with a positive attitude;
  • Must have a flexible and adaptable approach to demands and changes in work activity;
  • Enthusiastic, flexible, reliable and highly organised;


What do we offer?

We really value our people and offer a friendly, safety first working environment and a competitive salary along with other benefits including; company pension scheme, private healthcare, 25 days hols + bank hols with the option to buy more, share incentive plan, cycle to work scheme ,employee benefits online discount platform, onsite parking, onsite canteen + much more

Our people are at the core of our business and what makes Wincanton great. That’s why we also provide significant opportunities for career development and progression, as well as training enrichment and multi-skilling, in a dynamic working environment.

Apply Now!

If you feel that you have what it takes to support Wincanton in delivering the best service, we would love to hear from you. Please apply by following the links and uploading your CV. We are a fast-moving organisation so we may not always wait until the closing date to review applications. As a result, you should submit your CV as soon as possible!

Note to recruitment agencies: we prefer to recruit direct, but we do have a Preferred Supplier List for when we need a helping hand. We’ll be in touch if we need you.

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