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Finance Assistant

Location: BRANDON, SUFFOLK, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 20,000-23,000 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: FULL TIME Applications: 3
Posted: about 2 months ago Reference: X3-332752

My client, based in Brandon, Suffolk are seeking a Finance Assistant to join their growing team on a full time, permanent basis.  All measures have been taken to ensure safe on-boarding can take place and the successful candidate will be joining a team who are well prepared and equipped to manage in the current COVID19 situation.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Assist the Finance team in creating financial reports on a regular basis
  • To administer all functions of the purchase ledger, cash book and daily reconciliation of bank accounts
  • Process invoices and follow up with clients and suppliers as needed
  • Reconcile bank statements
  • Collect and enter data for various financial spreadsheets
  • Review and audit financial statements and reports, ensure all calculations and data entries are correct
  • Suggest changes or improvements to increase accuracy, efficiency, and cost reductions
  • Process any relevant payments
  • Provide administrative support during budget preparation
  • Credit control

Skills and experience required:

  • Previous experience working in a Finance team
  • May have a desire to work towards an accounting qualification
  • Good organisational skills, with the ability to multi-task and effectively prioritise
  • Good interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbal, at all business levels
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Analytical skills
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Computer literate with experience of using Word and Excel, as well as financial software
  • Educated to degree level in a Finance related subject, or similar, is desirable but not essential

The interview process will be conducted via telephone and skype calling and will ensure the successful candidate is able to grasp a clear understanding of both the business and the requirements of the role.  If you feel you have the skills and experience listed above, please apply online with a copy of your CV.  For more information, call Eleanor Schader on 01603 622392.

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