Finance Assistant

1st Choice Rec
Bedford, UK
18 Sep 2019
03 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Permanent - Finance Assistant- Based in Bedford Salary up to £24,000 a year Hours Monday - Friday 09:00 am - 17:00 pm

Our client is a local well established company who has a great opportunity for a new member to join their team.

The job role:

Reporting to the Finance Manager, the Finance Assistant will form part of the finance function whose role is the timely and accurate recording and reporting of all financial transactions within the business.
  • Day to day bookkeeping duties including maintenance of the cash book, purchase ledger and sales ledger including reconciliations.
    • Finance Assistant duties include working closely with our Finance Manager to create and analyse financial reports and ensure legal, regulatory and compliance requirements are met.
    • Process accounts payable and receivable and manage invoice and tax payments
    • Assisting with pre-payments, accruals, fixed assets and investments
    • Assisting with enquiries from both internal and external auditors

Day to day accounting
  • Assisting with VAT an IPT returns
  • Management of petty cash
  • Managing purchase order process

Skills and qualifications
  • AAT level 3 qualified
  • Organised and methodical approach to planning and organising
  • Excellent IT Skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Opera knowledge desirable but not essential

In Return:
  • Pension
  • Medical Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 22 days + Bank Holidays

If the above sounds of interest to you, we would love to hear from you. In the first instance, please send your CV to (if you do not receive a reply within 5 days of CV submission, your CV has not been successful on this occasion).

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