Careers at GLTC


The Great Little Trading Company began life in 1997. Our vision was, and is, to help parents create happy, organised homes for their families. We've done this by broadening our range to include storage, furniture, room accessories and toys as well as all the practical stuff.


This job will involve taking on the roles and responsibilities of an Accounts Assistant in a fast-paced, dynamic office. The role offers a great opportunity to understand and contribute to the Finance function of a successful, growing business. There will also be considerable exposure to the day to day processes of an online retail business.


Job Description: Accounts Assisant
Department: Finance
Salary: Dependant on experience


To support the Financial Controller in delivering accurate and timely management information, maintain accurate supplier records, reconcile bank accounts and monitor stock records.


Key Activities:
Accounts Payable & Supplier Management
  • Set up and maintain supplier accounts
  • Check, code and enter supplier invoices and credit notes
  • Verify supplier account balances to their supplier statements
  • Timely resolution of supplier queries
  • Prepare payment runs and send out remittance advice
Bank Reconciliation
  • Drawdown foreign currency
  • Weekly bank reconciliations
Stock control
  • Accurate recording of stock transactions
  • Deliver supplier and warehouse reports and analysis
  • Ordering of office stationery/consumables
  • Communicate key issues to the team and department managers
  • Build strong relationships across the business and with third parties
  • Be proactive in identifying and solving business issues.
  • Challenge/question existing practices to find new ways of doing things to achieve results
  • Undertake ad hoc projects and analysis as requested
Skills, experience and qualities:
Core skills
  • Minimum 2 years accounts experience or book keeping qualification, AAT or similar
  • PC literate, intermediate Excel
  • Sound numerical skills, attention to detail and accuracy
  • Effective planning and organising skills with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Good analytical skills, able to challenge information and suggest improvements
  • A willingness to learn and develop
  • Good communication skills with the ability to influence at all levels
  • Strong, flexible team player with the ability to work effectively across all functions
  • Ability to treat information with confidentiality
Bonus skills:
  • Working knowledge of Sage 50 Professional
  • Advanced Excel
  • Experience of working in a retail environment
  • Experience of preparing VAT Returns


For more information or to apply please send your CV and covering letter to