Temporary Accounts and Administration Assistant

Job Description

Temporary Accounts / Administration Assistant

The Role

The Heights of Abraham is the oldest visitor attraction in Derbyshire. It is looking to recruit a temporary Administration/Accounts Assistant to help office-based staff. Although the role is initially a temporary contract, there is the possibility that it may evolve into a permanent position. The role is wide-ranging and duties will include assisting with the following:

  • Dealing with telephone enquiries from potential visitors
  • Taking Group bookings
  • Secretarial duties
  • Post, courier deliveries and despatches
  • Filing, faxing, photocopying
  • Preparation of seasonal staff wages
  • Preparing and inputting invoices onto a purchase ledger
  • Preparing invoices for payment
  • Other Ad-hoc work as required


The Individual

The successful applicant will have the following skills and attributes:

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work as part of a team, with good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and high attention to detail
  • Willingness to get involved in all tasks, work quickly and efficiently
  • Good attendance record
  • Positive and enthusiastic self-starter
  • Ability to interact with customers to provide them with a first class experience
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Preferable but not essential, to have some experience of purchase ledger and SAGE software. Training can be given in house.



Three days a week 10am-2pm to include a Monday (Week days only).

Rate of Pay (dependent upon experience) will be discussed at interview.

Written applications with CV to:


Anne Hayes

The Heights of Abraham

Matlock Bath



Telephone 01629-582365 ext 256