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Finance Assistant

Location: SAFFRON WALDEN, ESSEX, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 25,000-28,000 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum, inc Benefits
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 3
Posted: about 2 months ago Reference: X3-456317

Finance Assistant - Saffron Walden - £25,000-£28,000 per annum

An exciting opportunity has arisen with a Saffron Walden based (town centre) organisation, for a career driven and ambitious Finance Assistant to join the small existing team, taking on a variety of duties.


Reporting to the Finance Director, this role will see the post holder taking responsibility for a wide range of tasks, and with the opportunity to progress and become more involved as they learn. 

Duties to include:

Purchase Ledger: Responsible for all aspects of group’s purchase ledger including processing and payment of supplier invoices, matching invoices to purchase orders and making payments to suppliers

Sales Ledger: Raising sales invoices and credit control to ensure payment received within offered credit terms

Nominal Ledger: Month end reconciliations of control accounts.

Preparation and posting of all journals

Management Accounts: Assisting the Finance Director to prepare the monthly management accounts, managing the accrual and prepayment process, initial review of variances to forecast within the management accounts

Banking: Posting of all bank payments and receipts into the cash book, completing weekly and monthly bank reconciliations for Sterling and foreign currency bank accounts, collating the fortnightly supplier payment run

This is a busy role, within a small team.  It therefore requires candidates to have a considerable amount of existing accounts experience and understanding.  Candidates will ideally be eithher AAT qualified or ACCA/CIMA/ACA part qualified.

It is not necessary to have covered all the elements included in the job description, however candidates must have a strong accounting foundation, a thorough knowledge of transactional processes and the desire to learn and progress.

This really is a great opportunity to work directly under an experienced Finance Director, where you will be given excellent training and guidance and the opportunity to grow and learn.

Please apply now for more information. 


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