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Triangle Fire Systems is a rapidly growing family company specialising in the design, supply and installation of automatic fire sprinkler systems, dry and wet rising mains.

Due to our continued growth and expansion, we are seeking a reliable, enthusiastic and motivated Finance & Estimating Assistant to join our Hastings office on a full-time basis.

Reporting to the Finance Director, the Finance & Estimating Assistant will be responsible for providing support across all aspects of the business, including but not limited to:

  • Purchase ledger
    • Accurate processing of supplier and subcontractor invoices and employee expense claims
    • Raising and managing supplier and subcontractor purchase orders
  • Sales ledger
    • Accurate processing of sales invoices and applications for payment
    • Maintenance of the sales ledger
  • General ledger
    • Raising and posting of journal entries
    • Processing of bank and petty cash transactions
  • Estimating support
    • Following up of quotations until a sales outcome is achieved
    • Utilising external databases to locate potential sales leads
    • Developing and strengthening relationships with new and existing clients
    • Identifying new prospective clients

The successful candidate will have, or be able to demonstrate, the following qualifications, skills and experience:


  • AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting or equivalent
  • Previous experience in a customer-facing role
  • Fully computer literate with strong MS Excel and accounting software experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Confident, approachable and professional manner
  • Ability to effectively manage own workload and meet deadlines


  • Knowledge or experience of construction accounting
  • General ledger and project costing experience
  • Experience in a sales or estimating role

In return, the successful candidate will be offered a salary between £16k – £20k (dependant on experience), with the added benefits of flexible working hours, contributory pension scheme, and personal insurance cover within a dynamic, fast growing, and exciting family run business.

If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience for this position, please send your CV and cover letter to

Closing Date: 29 July 2017

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