Accounts Assistant



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JOB ADVERT – Accounts Assistant


Built on the foundation of over 20 million blue-water sailing miles and 91 circumnavigations, we pride ourselves on putting people first. As a growing business, we enable our employees to take ownership of their work and to be the best at what they do. Are you passionate about taking responsibility and having the ability to make a difference? Do you think outside the box and enjoy tackling challenges with colleagues alongside you?

If so, we have a great opportunity for a highly experienced Accounts Assistant.


The Contract:


Full time – 40 hours per week

Primary Location: Southampton

Principle Job Responsibilities

Processing supplier invoices, posting timesheets.



Main Responsibilities:

  • Posting purchase invoices
  • Dealing with supplier’s queries on an as needs basis
  • Reconciling supplier statements
  • Posting weekly timesheets
  • Journal posting
  • To be a valued member of the Finance team and undertake any other duties that may assist the finance department, Oyster Yachts or the Oyster Group

The Person


  • Previous experience working in a finance role
  • Working towards/completed an accounting qualification
  • High level of numeracy
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Prior experience of computerized accounting packages
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to generate good working relationships with wider finance team members working in other locations
  • Excellent attention to detail, organisational skills and high level of accuracy
  • Ability to work as a team and under pressure
  • Understanding the importance of month end and year end


  • Experience within the marine sector
  • Experience in Microsoft Dynamics Navision

This job description is indicative of the range of current duties and responsibilities for the post, it is not comprehensive. It is inevitable that the duties will change to reflect organisational change and it is essential therefore that it is regarded with a degree of flexibility, so that changing needs and circumstances can be met.  All changes will be discussed with the post holder.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please contact our HR department at [email protected]