Accounts Assistant
May 10, 2024

Accounts Assistant

£24,000 - £26,000 per annum
Wellington Rockwell Green and West, TA21
Full Time , Permanent

Acanthus are a quality B2 litho printer with over 50 years’ experience and our core business is producing brochures, newsletters and leaflets. We offer design, digital print, print finishing and mailing all from one location in our purpose-built unit just off the M5 in Wellington, Somerset.

We are seeking an experienced Accounts Assistant to join our friendly team and you will play a crucial role in supporting the Acanthus day-to-day operations.


  • Sales Ledger – creation of sales invoices in Tharstens and export into Sage
  • Issue credit application forms to new customers and obtain proforma payments if required
  • Processing credit card payments
  • Dealing with customer account queries
  • Entering Goods Received onto MIS system
  • Purchase ledger – enter purchase invoices onto Tharstens and Sage
  • Resolving purchase ledger queries with suppliers & internal staff
  • Collation of payroll hours
  • Updating staff holidays & absence records
  • Answering incoming calls and reception cover
  • Provide administration support to management & sales team
  • Raise Delivery Notes & Royal Mail paperwork
  • Maintenance & filing of job bags and delivery documentation
  • Provision of daily, weekly & monthly reports as requested for Head Office

Skills Required:

  • Minimum of 2 year’s previous experience in a similar Accounts role
  • Proficient in Sage 50 Accounts
  • Good knowledge of MS Office (especially Excel)
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong organisational and communication skills
  • Ability to take initiative when it comes to your workload and prioritising tasks

Full training will be provided to the successful applicant on the Tharstens MIS software.

Salary – £24,000 to £26,000 per annum

Hours – 9am to 5pm – total 37.5 hours per week

Holidays – 33 Days including bank holidays

Workplace Pension

£24,000 - £26,000 per annum
Wellington Rockwell Green and West, TA21
Employment type
Full Time , Permanent
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Company info

Acanthus Press is a modern lithographic printer with over 50 years experience. Our commitment to our environmental responsibilities in every aspect of business means we reduce our impact by working in an environmentally friendly way. We monitor, develop and update our policy to be flexible with changing environmental requirements.

Our 200 x 250w solar PV units generate up to 50Kw instantaneously; enough to cover most of our power demands. The panels help offset approx. 37 tonnes of carbon a year!

Our Press Room contains two Heidelberg presses running minimum alcohol & vegetable based inks. Waste is minimised by using an image control system and both presses use chemistry-free plates. Our sourced paper is Forest Stewardship Council Certified (FSC® COC License No.020230); all waste paper and board is appropriately recycled. J&G Environmental take care of our waste aluminium, plastics, ink tins and the very small amount of waste liquid produced. All waste is carefully disposed of or recycled appropriately.

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