Trainee Accounts Assistant

Peterson (United Kingdom) Ltd.


Reports to:

Supervisor SSC



Not Applicable


Job function/Scope:

Process invoices in a timely and accurate basis ensuring that queries are resolved promptly.  Maintain vendor and customer accounts so that all transactions are up to date and accurate with no unmatched balances unresolved.


Roles & responsibilities:

Purchase/Sales Ledger focused

  • Raising of Sales Invoices (allocated Customer);
  • Processing  Invoices through Medius Flow;
  • Timewriting;
  • Complete supplier statement reconciliations on a monthly basis;
  • Resolve supplier queries;
  • Ensure that debit balances (i.e. payments in advance) are matched to appropriate invoice on a timely basis;
  • Prepare month end costs accruals;
  • Any others administration tasks as requested by supervisor.


Potential additional responsibilities

  • Analyse & collate information for specific key accounts;
  • Liaise with Operations to ensure accurate data for invoicing;
  • Any other delegated responsibilities as instructed by Management, provided the instruction is reasonable and you are capable and deemed competent to fulfil the request;
  • Comply with the company procedures;
  • Comply with Level 1 of HSE Employee Responsibility and Accountability;
  • Comply with Level 1 of Peterson Values & Behaviours.


Performance measure

Purchase/Sales Ledger focused

  • Ensure Sales Deadlines are met;
  • Supplier statement reconciliations completed as per schedule;
  • Debit balances on account matched off against subsequent invoice within 10 working days;
  • Supplier/ Customer queries resolved within 5 working days of being raised;
  • Medius cleared on a daily basis.


For more information and to apply:

Craig Lawie
Senior Recruitment Consultant
Telephone – 07788 316354
Email –