Vacancy – Trainee Office Administrator

Abbey Forged Products is the UK’s leading forge master in the oil & gas industry, and have recently acquired accreditations for the Nuclear and Aerospace industries.  With over 40 years’ experience in forging, Abbey are specialists in creating bespoke products using open die methods.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic trainee, to provide general administrative office support.  The role will provide an administrative function to the Accounts department predominantly but may assist in other areas from time to time. The main responsibilities of the role will include:-

  • Provide administration and reporting of profit and loss on jobs
  • Credit checking of sales orders
  • Raising invoices, checking invoices, obtaining information as appropriate
  • Posting of invoices to sales ledger and mailing to customer
  • Raising credits
  • Maintaining records by sorting, checking and scanning
  • Assisting the Office Manager as necessary

The ideal candidate will be a trainee wishing to develop a career in administration and accounting.  They will have the following skills and personal attributes:

  • Willingness and ability to learn new skills.
  • Good level of education particularly numeracy and literacy skills
  • IT Literate, particularly with Word, Excel and Email.
  • Methodical and organised
  • Keen eye for accuracy and detail
  • Good team player with excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Flexible

This is a full-time permanent position.

What we offer in return: –

  • Competitive salaries
  • Pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme, that includes 24/7 365 days a year access to GP, prescription service, counselling, financial and legal advice for employees and their partners.
  • Online discounts for travel, shopping, eating out, days out etc.
  • Death in Service benefit
  • Discounted Gym memberships and play more golf subscriptions.
  • Real training and development opportunities
  • Recommend a Friend referral scheme.
  • Abbey prides itself on their exceptionally modern and clean working facilities that are second to none.
  • We encourage team spirit and strive for continuous improvement providing rewards for 6s.
  • Free onsite parking
  • Canteen facilities offering hot & cold food choices and daily specials.

To apply please send your CV and covering letter to

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