Brightwells is a diverse auction house, providing fantastic career opportunities for suitable candidates.

We are building our teams in Herefordshire, having won new contracts and expanded business
opportunities in our auctions. We offer great working conditions, highly competitive salaries and excellent career prospects. Opportunities will appear here, as they arise. 

  • Accounts Assistant

    NEW VACANCY - Madley, Herefordshire, HR2 9NH

    Duties include:

    About Us:

    Brightwells provides auctions required by Investors and the Trade for the operation of the selling and remarketing of their valuable collections. We specialise in the delivery of significant financial, quality and bespoke services. Brightwells is privately owned and our auctions are nationally and internationally renowned.


    The accounts team is a core part of the auction business, processing payments on a daily basis, ensuring efficient credit control, the timely payment of suppliers and vendors and accurate management reporting.

    The Accounts Assistant role will be varied, and on-the-job training will be provided. The specific requirements include:

    ·Daily Bank reconciliation and issue resolution;

    ·Processing of export paperwork for VAT refunds;

    ·Providing holiday cover for purchase ledger processing;

    ·Maintaining spreadsheets outside the core software;

    ·Scanning and accurate electronic filing of accounting documents;

    ·Assisting with VAT returns;

    ·Reconciliation of control accounts and Balance sheet reconciliations;

    ·Support with the month end and year end processes;

    ·Assisting in preparation for the annual audit;

    ·Utilise accounting system (Oracle NetSuite) to facilitate processes and maintain records.

    Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

    ·A strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office particularly Excel would be preferred, but training can be provided;

    ·Training will be provided using our accounts system Oracle NetSuite;

    ·Previous experience of working in an accounts role;

    ·Great communication skills;

    ·Excellent attention to detail and high levels of accuracy;

    ·Polite telephone manner;

    ·A proactive and process-driven approach;

    ·Good levels of numeracy and literacy;

    ·Team player who works well meeting daily demands.

    For more details or to apply for this position, please send your CV and personal statement by email, to