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Finance/Accounts Assistant

Ipswich, Suffolk
Job Type
21 Jul 2022

Orwell Offshore Ltd is a leading firm of Naval Architects and Offshore Engineers providing marine and mooring solutions for the offshore industries. The Company was founded in 2006 and has grown to approximately 50 employees with offices in the UK, Singapore, and Nigeria.

We are looking to recruit an additional member to join our Accounts Team. This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in various areas within the finance function. Working as part of the Finance team you will be providing efficient and accurate financial services to the business. This role will work closely with the Financial Controller and Management Accountant.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Bookkeeping and reconciliation of the purchase ledger accounts, including expenses
  • Administration of Company credit cards
  • CHAPS/BACS/International payments
  • Accounts inbox management
  • Credit control
  • Preparing and posting journal entries
  • Purchase order processing and reconciliation
  • Assist in the month end financial close
  • Assist in the preparation and filing of VAT returns
  • Assist in project and financial audits
  • Assist in month/year end
  • General queries

The Ideal Candidate:

  • AAT Qualified or part qualified and studying towards AAT/ACCA
  • Understanding of double entry booking
  • Experience with handling multi currency transactions
  • Experience with SAGE 50 (Preferable)
  • Track record of accurate processing
  • Excellent numeracy and analytical skills
  • Self-starter with excellent communication skills


  • Potential progression into other finance and accounting roles with increased responsibility
  • Payroll
  • Banking
  • Project accounting/cost control/budgeting/forecasting
  • Inter company reconciliation


  • Competitive Salary
  • 26 days Annual Leave
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Life Insurance 4 x Salary
  • A friendly, supportive working environment
  • On site office parking
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  • Job Reference: 663289455-2
  • Date Posted: 21 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Orwell Offshore Ltd
  • Location: Ipswich, Suffolk
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent