Finance Assistant

15 May 2019
21 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Finance Assistant

Wyton, Nr Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire

£22,000 - £25,000

Full Time, Permanent

Our client has an excellent opportunity for a Finance Assistant to join them to provide financial, management and project accounting support to the Finance Managers.

Technical Responsibilities:

  • To manage the day to day activities of specific accounting / funding streams.

  • To review and deliver financial information to non-financial managers, identifying trends,

  • opportunities and continuous improvement.

  • To complete month end tasks according to the month end timetable.

  • To undertake ledger reconciliations and investigate and report issues.

  • To prepare and input journals.

  • To prepare area Profit and Loss analysis and supporting information.

  • To maintain, support and develop the open book accounting model.

  • To maintain and review financial processes and controls, and promote understanding and

  • compliance within the business through reporting and feedback.

  • To contribute to statutory reporting.

People Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain an excellent working relationship with Client personnel involved directly or indirectly with the contract

  • Liaise with all staff including Area Managers, Site Managers and the Commercial Team

Commercial Responsibilities

  • To assist with the preparation of budgets and forecasts

  • To assist and undertake financial investigations and audits

  • To assist with the reporting and evaluation of financial and commercial risk

What are they looking for?

To be successful you will be part qualified (ACCA/CIMA), have excellent spreadsheet and word processing software skills along with the ability to work to strict deadlines. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate an understanding of Finance processes and have the ability to analyse data and maintain accurate records using available technology.

As Finance Assistant, you will be able to work autonomously, prioritise and plan your workload effectively and have good team working skills. Experience of working in a Construction or Property Maintenance services environment would be beneficial.

The benefits of working with them:

  • A clear career development Framework and access to learning and development opportunities

  • A values based staff recognition scheme

  • Employee discounts at over 3,500 retailers

  • Competitive salaries

  • Pension scheme

  • 25 days holiday allowance and a holiday purchase scheme

  • One paid volunteer day a year to spend giving back to a good cause

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