Finance Assistant

Thurmaston, UK
27 Jul 2019
31 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Reed are working on behalf of a local client who are currently seeing extensive growth due to recent acquisitions, due to progression that are looking to recruit a Finance Assistant to work alongside an experienced accounts team.

Job Description:

The Finance Assistant will contribute to the efficient working of the Finance Department by executing daily, weekly and monthly tasks with strong attention to detail.

This is a broad accounting role, with a wide and interesting remit. The successful candidate will utilise strong accounting / book-keeping knowledge, time management skills and effective problem solving to ensure success. The ability to work with spreadsheets and Sage at an advance level would also be useful.


• Purchase Ledger - processing invoices, following up with suppliers and resolving discrepancies in a timely manner. Checking utility bills for correct reads and tariffs applied.

• Making timely supplier payments by chaps, bacs and cheques, correctly allocating the payment on the accounting system.

• Sales Ledger - raising monthly invoices, processing payments received from customers, producing statement of accounts, chasing overdue accounts. Maintaining a schedule for regular invoicing (i.e. rent). Reconciliation of customer invoices with output reporting and processing direct debit collections.

• Cash Book - processing daily bank deposits/payments (non-Purchase/Sales Ledger).

• Bank reconciliation at month end.

• Monthly accounting journal adjustments.

• Assisting with Weekly, Monthly and Year End reporting tasks.

• Subsidiary company accounts preparations.

• Reception and Administrative support, when required.

• Perform all other duties as assigned.


Strong Microsoft Office skills

Ability to show initiative and take responsibility

Ability to work effectively as part of a team

Good communication and problem-solving skills

For further information on this role or to be considered please submit your up to date CV or alternatively please contact Reed Accountancy Leicester for a confidential chat.

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