Accounts Assistant - 9 Month FTC

Over the past two decades, UKFast has grown from a two-person start up to a multi-million pound business. Dedicated to continuous innovation and providing world-class managed hosting and dedicated server solutions, we transform our customers businesses by using cutting-edge technology combined with incredible connectivity and award winning customer service and support.

Our Finance Team play a huge role in the success,  growth and day to day running here at UKFast and we currently have an opportunity for an Accounts Assistant to join our team on a 9 Month FTC.

By joining UKFast you will become an integral part of multi award winning family owned business, as well as working on a fantastic range of cutting edge projects.

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The Accounts Assistant role is a challenging and varied role which involves all aspects of the finance function. Working closly with the you Management Accountant and wider finance team you will be responsible for producing month end reporting across several companies within the UKFast Group.


  • Minimum of 2 years experience in a similar role
  • AAT qualified/part qualified would be beneficial

Responsibilities include:

  • Taking ownership of the purchase ledger function, entering supplier invoices, dealing with various queries, processing payment runs and supplier reconciliation
  • Query resolution both internally and externally by email and telephone regarding invoice and various accounts issues
  • Providing sales ledger and credit control support, from raising invoices to collecting cash
  • Weekly bank reconciliations and credit card journals including inputting and processing of receipts  
  • Willing to get involved with all aspects of the finance function as and when required

The role comes with the following benefits:

  • Pension Scheme with significantly higher matched contributions
  • Birthdays off as an extra paid holiday
  • A Tax paid bonuses of £1000 after 5 years, and an amazing £10,000 after 10 years with the team
  • Private BUPA healthcare cover after a years’ service
  • Full paid maternity leave for first 16 weeks and full paid paternity leave for 2 weeks after two years' service
  • Award-winning training and education centre with three full-time teachers who help you obtain accreditations, develop and learn
  • An extra weeks holiday the year you get married
  • Coming soon : Share Scheme - own a piece of the business you help build

We have some amazing facilities at our expanding UKFast campus including:

  • On-site gym with steam room – we also have weekly classes such as Boot Camp and Yoga
  • Sports clubs such as running, football and netball
  • Free kettle bells, pyramid, spinning classes and circuit training
  • Games zone with arcade games and retro consoles to play
  • Free fresh fruit delivered to the office
  • A bar - free drinks on a Friday to end the week
  • Crèche on site – somewhere to play when your kids come to visit
  • A giant slide
  • Table tennis and pool tables     
  • Onsite parking
  • Quiet zones and sleeping pods
  • Future plans to have a dog kennels for dog lovers to bring their dog to work

We also have fantastic opportunities and run special events such as:

  • Cinema nights to movie premieres
  • Team building experiences at our Wales training centre – including climbing Snowdon
  • Regular pub quizzes with our very own quiz master - friends and family are also welcome
  • Friends and family events at Christmas
  • Family days out to Chester Zoo
  • LAN parties