Finance Assistant

Page Personnel Finance
£20000 - £25000 per annum
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A varied Finance Assistant / Accounts Assistant role, to work as part of a small team of 4 in Finance, reporting to the Finance Manager. This role could suit someone who is looking to progress on to a Finance manager role one day, OR, someone who is happy to stay at the Finance Assistant level.

Client Details

A friendly, medium sized business, with a great work life balance (see hours below) based in the W. Byfleet area, with free parking provided, and just a short walk from W. Byfleet train station

Hours; Mon - Thurs 8am - 4:30pm, Fri 8am - 1pm


The Finance Assistant / Accounts Assistant role involves:

    • Monitor the company's bank & invoice discounting accounts daily - update the Cashflow Forecast accordingly. Drawdown invoice discounting funds as and when required.
    • Distribute Daily Sales Graph
    • Cover sales invoicing on Mondays & Fridays, plus holiday, sickness, etc.
    • Produce Weekly Overtime Report & Graph

    Assist with Month/Year End Close and Management Accounts, including; Stock & Work-in-Progress, Accruals & Prepayments, KPI Reports & Graphs, post GL Journals

      • Provide cover and assist with the Purchase Ledger as and when required
      • To maintain the Asset Register & HP Schedule
      • To maintain the vehicle fleet records
      • To maintain the Contracts Register

      To complete the monthly EC Sales List, Supplementary Declaration, Quarterly VAT Return and other statutory reporting

      • Assisting with Credit Control and resolving sales invoicing queries
      • Petty Cash
      • Credit Cards & Dart Charge Account

      To reconcile on a monthly basis: -

      • Bank Accounts
      • Invoice Discounting Current Accounts
      • Purchase Ledger Control Account
      • Sales Ledger Control Account & Invoice Discounting Statement
      • Wages Control Accounts
      • PAYE & NIC Control Accounts
      • Pension Control Accounts

      To provide general clerical assistance to the Finance Manager & directors and holiday cover within the department as and when required.


      The ideal candidate for the Finance Assistant / Accounts Assistant role will;

      • have worked in a similar role previously, and have 'all round' Accounts experience
      • be looking for a stable, local role
      • prefer working for a small - medium sized business, part of a small Finance team of 4
      • ideally have foreign currency experience
      • have intermediate excel skills

      Job Offer

      The Finance Assistant / Accounts Assistant role can pay between £20-23,000 (possibly up to £25,000 for the right candidate) plus benefits including a 1pm finish on a Friday!

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