Accounts Administrator

The Works

Accounts Administrator

The Works is a unique place to… well… work. We are a proactive and hardworking bunch. We’ve built an environment that’s busy, fast-moving and full of energy. Our atmosphere is welcoming, friendly and inclusive. If you are the kind of person who is as crafty, caring and can-do as we are, then this is the kind of culture for you.

The bit “About the Role”

The Works is a retail business with over 500 stores and a growing online store, and processes a very high volume of sales transactions from many sites. The revenue & cash team is responsible for ensuring that cash and related transactions are accounted for correctly. As an Accounts Administrator you will be an integral part of the Cash Accounting team whose main function on a daily basis is to ensure accurate, prompt recording of all cash receipts and investigation of discrepancies.

Some of the key points of the role:

  • Enter, analyse and resolve cash exception.
  • Analyse & communicate discrepancies with stores, Area and Division Managers & HR
  • Resolving cash related store queries
  • Month end journals & reconciliations
  • Point of contact for G4S queries and administration

About You

To be successful within this role you will need to be able to demonstrate the following attributes;

  • You will ideally be experienced in an similar role for a minimum of 12 months
  • A good communicator at all levels
  • Comfortable with Microsoft programmes in particular Excel
  • Good Numerical skills and attention to detail
  • Used to dealing with high volumes of data, and processing quickly and accurately

What we will give to you…!

  • 25% discount off our products in store!
  • 33 days holiday (inclusive of Bank Holidays).
  • Holiday Purchase Scheme to increase your annual leave entitlement.
  • Company pension contribution.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Life Assurance.
  • Healthcare Cash Plan.
  • Free Car Parking.
  • Charity Giving – Pennies from Heaven and Give as you Earn.

Finally, the bit “About The Works”

We are people who do!

Here at The Works, we are building a working environment that’s fun, friendly, and supportive – all at the same time. It’s somewhere that’s designed for people who love getting busy, whether that’s helping customers, meeting new challenges, or building a rewarding career.

It’s a place for people who know how to roll their sleeves up, get creative, and put their passion and imagination to work…People who do!

We are the UK’s leading family friendly retailer of value gifts, arts, crafts, toys, books and stationery. With over 500 stores nationwide together with a brilliant online store, we’re here to offer our customers a unique and enjoyable shopping experience, built on our core principles of value, variety and quality. You will find our stores in a huge and diverse range of locations; on high streets, in shopping centres, on retail parks, and as concessions (usually in garden centres). We are also one of the few value retailers with a full featured online store that helps our customers to shop how they want, when they want, 7 days a week.

Oh….and we are super proud to be a Sunday Times 2020 Top 25 “Best Big Companies” to work for.

It all means that we have built the kind of working environment that is the perfect place for people who love our products to build a career. It is somewhere you can put your proud and passionate, inclusive and accessible, confident and honest, fun and creative, and nimble and driven approach to work.

And if you can roll up your sleeves, get on with any job, and meet any challenge, it’s also somewhere you can thrive.


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