Finance Assistant

Easyweb Recruitment
£18k-22k per annum
29 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Finance Assistant

Our client believe that people who are at or approaching retirement deserve to get the best out of life. Based in Leeds, West Yorkshire, with over 400 employees, they provide a range of financial solutions tailored specifically for the over 50s.

The range of products that they offer are designed to help those approaching or already in retirement make the most of their income and enjoy their retirement with added peace of mind. Whether that’s through releasing equity from their home, generating income from their pension pot or even a mortgage designed specifically for over 50s – their dedicated employees are here to help.

Position: Finance Assistant
Location: Leeds, LS15
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Salary: £18k-22k per annum
Benefits: 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays + Your Birthday day off! + Cash Healthcare Plan + Free Parking + more!

About the role:

Are you an experienced Finance Assistant looking for a new opportunity within a busy and dynamic team?

Their finance team is growing and they are looking for a highly organised individual who has experience within a fast paced and busy finance department!


- Entering sales ledger, cash book and purchase ledger transactions on to the Sage 200 accounts system for all companies across the group.
- Completion of bank and supplier statement reconciliations.
- Monitoring and managing cash flow reports and forecasts, including processing the payments of suppliers and staff expenses in a timely fashion across the group.
- Ensuring complete and accurate filing and archiving of accounts records.
- Attending regular review meetings with the Finance & Group Facilities Manager.
- Ensuring current finance processes are adhered to, reviewing and looking at potential improvements to those processes.
- Any other ad hoc duties as required.
- You’ll be a presentable and highly organised individual, with a keen attention to detail and a methodical approach to their work.
- An effective communicator, able to deal with colleagues, clients, third party lenders, solicitors and suppliers in a professional and confident manner.
- The successful candidate will have experience of working in a blue-chip environment in a fast paced, busy finance department with the ability to prioritise and work to strict deadlines.

About you:

- Financial Services Qualifications.
- Management Qualifications.
- Accounting Qualifications.
- Educated to GCSE level (or equivalent) including mathematics and English.
- Experience of financial services sector and knowledge of Sage 200 accounts software, Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.
- Experience of working in a busy finance team.
- Detailed knowledge of the principles of financial management, controls and accounting concepts including bank account reconciliations & VAT.
- Experience of working under pressure to deliver against a range of issues and deadlines simultaneously.
- Experience of working in Financial Services or blue-chip environment.

You may have experience of the following: Finance Assistant, ACA, Accountant, Qualified Accountant, Finance Administrator, Accounts Assistant, Accounts Administrator, Qualified Accountant, Bookkeeper etc.

This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.
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