Accounts Assistant

Location: Ripon

Yorkshire and Humberside

Other information: 40 hours per week

Salary: Competitive Salary

Reference #: 129516

About the role:

A newly created opportunity has arisen for an ambitious Accounts Assistant within the Finance function of a multi-national FTSE 100 in North Yorkshire. Reporting to the Senior Accountant, the successfully candidate will join an existing team of 6, responsible for accurate gross margin reporting for the whole of the UK business cluster. This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious finance individual to lead the collation, preparation and input of financial data.


You will also be responsible for:

  • Ownership of month end input and timetable for allocated area provided support for more junior colleagues in achieving all required tasks.
  • Support the Senior Accountant and Assistant Finance Manager in the accounting for sales and purchase rebates, contract claims income and specials deals.
  • Review and provide balanced feedback on the work done by junior colleagues.


What we are looking for:

  • Studying towards a financial qualification; AAT / ACCA / CIMA
  • Previous finance experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of month end duties- reconciliations and journals.


About your development and benefits

We aim to unlock your potential and equip you with all the skills required to suceed in your role, whilst earning a full salary. This all starts with your induction where you get to know us and our business and continues with relevant training and development. 


Our people get benefits including:

  • Study support
  • pension plan
  • holiday - 23 days increasing to 25 after 2 years’ service
  • staff discount
  • profit share.



About us

Wolseley UK is the UK operating company of Ferguson plc, the world’s largest specialist distributer of plumbing and heating products. We supply 1.1 million customers with 1 million products carefully sourced from approximately 52,000 suppliers.


Today we operate Plumb, Parts, Drain, Pipe and Climate Center as separate businesses. We are working towards bringing every part of our businesses together to form one specialist trade merchant called Wolseley.


We are the UK’s largest plumbing, heating and cooling trade specialist merchant. Soon, our entire product range will be accessible under one roof. That means customers can easily reach all our products and specialisms, delivering on our promise of helping them achieve more.


Wolseley, and our above brands, are part of Wolseley UK, which is the UK operating company of Ferguson plc, the world’s largest specialist distributer of plumbing and heating products. We supply 1.1 million customers with 1 million products carefully sourced from approximately 52,000 suppliers.



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