Vacancy Category: 
Line Manager: 
Finance Manager
Vacancy Code: 
Cricklewood Head Office
Closing Date: 
8th Sep '17

The Accounts Assistant will assist the Finance Manager with the day to day tasks in connection with recording accounts information for sales ledger and other month end accounting tasks. The position will offer the opportunity to develop all round accounting skills and will be pivotal to the efficient functioning of the processes within the above mentioned scope of the business.

Main Responsibilities



Sales ledger


  • Raise Sales Ledger Invoices and Credit Notes for Metroline Travel, Metroline West and Falcon;
  • Chase debtors (both external and intercompany);


      General Accounting


  • Reconciling all balance Sheets related to the relevant areas of responsibility on a monthly basis;
  • Preparation of various cost accruals and prepayments;
  • Preparation of various other reporting packs with the requirements of the business;
  • Providing cover for the duties of other Accounts Assistants during holidays;
  • Review cash collected from the gaming machines at various garages and ensure correct recordings and pay outs;
  • Intercompany cross charges and MT order journals for Metroline Travel and Metroline West;
  • Undertake such duties as may reasonably be required by the Finance Manager;
  • Any other ad hoc responsibilities as and when required by the business.


The duties listed above are not exhaustive.

Essential Criteria

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working wthin a finance team;
  • Exposure to day to day accounting entries and procedures within sub ledgers within an accounting system;
  • Exposure to Oracle accounting system (desirable);
  • Proficient user of Excel;

Competencies & Skills

  • Ability to plan, multitask and organise work to meet deadlines;
  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt skills to the task in question;
  • Ability to think creatively and be proactive in making progress;
  • Excellent written and spoken English with the ability to communicate at all levels;
  • Be a good team player and show a willingness to try new tasks and help out other team members as and when required;
  • Excellent attention for detail and figures.

Hours of work

38 hours per week, Monday to Friday

How to apply

Please send a covering letter of application and a one page CV to:


Samantha Smith, HR Adviser, Human Resources, ComfortDelGro House, 329 Edgware Road, Cricklewood, NW2 6JP.  Alternatively, please e-mail [email protected]



Applications should include:

  • the reasons you are applying for the post
  • why you believe you are a suitable candidate
  • any relevant qualifications or experience