Finance Assistant - Truro

Smith Corp
12 Apr 2018
14 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Finance Assistant. SmithCorp are looking for an enthusiastic, hardworking finance individual to provide additional support to the Finance team on a permanent basis. A minimum of AAT level 3 qualification is preferable although qualified by experience candidates will also be considered. The role is located with the rest of the Finance team in our central Truro office.

About Us:

SmithCorp is the parent company for a group of 5 successful recruitment businesses, all specialising within the Education sector. Established in 2004, we have won numerous awards and grown to become a leader in the sector; providing nationwide coverage from our four offices in Cornwall (Truro), Bristol (Clifton and Portishead) and London (Paddington). We also run our own SmithCorp Charitable Trust, raising thousands of pounds each year to support both local causes along with international aid charities. The charity is well supported by all our employees.

What is the working environment like?

Our offices are all modern, open plan and equipped with TV’s. We foster a vibrant, sociable culture with regular nights out. In our Cornwall offices we provide free hot drinks to all our employees and in “The Hub”, our latest addition in the Bristol offices, we provide both inspiring group training facilities and a great new social space for our employees to relax, eat and play in.

What will I be doing in the role entail?

The Finance Assistant will be working closely with the Finance Manager to ensure a smooth year end audit and to also provide day-to-day support to the rest of the Finance team and the wider business. Specific tasks the successful candidate will be required to assist in are as follows:

  • Monthly payroll preparation & payroll year end assistance
  • Month end accruals / prepayments
  • Help with audit schedules & preparation (i.e. payroll reconciliations / box 6 VAT reconciliations)
  • Subsidiary accounts preparation (month and Y/E)
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Help with P11D / PSA schedules for auditors
  • Monthly VAT returns
  • Dividend journals through to Group level

Standard working hours are 8 hours per day between 8am-5pm with an hour for lunch.

Our generous benefits package includes: gym membership, private healthcare, pension, fresh fruit, free hot drinks, cycle to work scheme and 1000’s of great discounts at shops, restaurants and cinemas.

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