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Finance Assistant

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    Heidi Wood

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    01924 201155

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    10 months ago

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Finance Assistant


25hrs over 4 Days

£14950 pa (25hrs)

We are recruiting for an enthusiastic and dedicated Finance Assistant for our client who service a number of industries and companies in the UK, Europe and Worldwide from their sales and manufacturing base in the UK.

Summary of Position:

To assist the Financial Controller in providing reliable and consistent information by ensuring timely and accurate recording of transactional data to the Company’s systems. To maintain strict controls around sales and purchase ledgers ensuring that both are managed to maximise working capital. To collate payroll hours, manage HR admin and general accounts to assist the Financial Controller

Main Role & Responsibilities

  • Develop close working relationships with customers to maintain company targets around aged debt levels.

  • Enter daily cash receipts and bank transactions to SAP

  • Enter supplier invoices and overseeing GRN nominal legers on SAP

  • Preparing bank payments and transfers to suppliers

  • Reconcile debtor and supplier accounts reporting any discrepancies or errors identified by conversing with employees and/or client

  • Reconciliation of bank accounts on SAP to bank statements

  • Liaise with customers to settle aged debt

  • Process timesheets for weekly and fortnightly paid employees. Payroll experience for this is not required but would be advantageous.

  • Assist with record keeping of sickness/absences of all employees

  • Adhere to the company's or organisation's financial policies and procedures

  • Suggest changes or improvements to increase accuracy, efficiency, and cost reductions.

  • Maintain stock levels with respect to uniform, PPE equipment and stationery

  • Prepare month end general ledger accounts and journals such as bank accounts, payroll, and depreciation

  • Assist the Financial Controller in ad hoc tasks/projects

  • Review and adhere to department budgets

Qualifications & Training

  • GCSE’s

  • May have begun study, or currently AAT qualified or CIMA/ACCA part qualified looking to progress

  • Level 2 - 4 AAT Qualified (will offer further study support)


  • Knowledge of SAP

The Person

  • Self-motivated with high attention to detail.

  • Strong verbal & written communication skills

  • Strong excel skills

  • Strong organisational & administrative skills

  • Computer & IT skills

  • Strong problem solving & analysis skills

  • Ability to work to deadlines and identify areas for improvement

  • Ability to adapt and respond well to change