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Finance Assistant

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    Wallingford, Oxfordshire

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    £23000 - £26000 per annum

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    4 months ago

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Job Description

Do you have experience in finance and want to grow your knowledge in a responsible role?
Then this could be the perfect opportunity for you…

Job - Finance Assistant
Salary -
£23,000 - £26,000 per annum
Location -
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Job Type -
Permanent, Full Time 9:00 - 17:30
Benefits -
28 days holiday, Paid contribution for study including ACCA/CIMA depending, 5 days study leave, Company pension Scheme, Discount on products

This is a great opportunity for someone who is either qualified by experience or has gained their AAT qualifications to join a longstanding business in Wallingford as a Finance Assistant. You must have knowledge of Sales/Purchase ledger and have the ability to progress with self-motivation in your finance career. You will be working in a small team combined with the Finance Manager to deliver all accounting procedures varying from VAT, Sales Ledger to Invoicing.

What will you be doing as a Finance Assistant?
Keep purchase ledger up to date coding to all nominal and department codes
Post all invoices/credit/supplier payments
Responsible for petty cash
Preparing reports and posting on SAGE
Analyse and reconcile credit card expenditure before entry onto SAGE
Joint responsible for the preparation of payroll internally - submitting to outsourced payroll provider on fortnightly basis
Analyse payroll trends and create management reports to help track payroll spend/productivity
Sales ledger and purchase ledger
Training will be provided for analysing and preparing into sage
Role reports into Head Finance
Producing invoices, statements and credit notes
Posting daily cash receipts
Reconciling cash receipts to bank statements
Providing customers with VAT receipts
Provide cover within in department when other staff are on leave.

You should apply for this role if you have…
Excellent attention to detail, time management, and organizational skills
AAT or Finance Qualification beneficial but not essential
Experience ideally with preparation of VAT returns
Ability to perform a wide variety of tasks across vary department
Enjoy working on own initiative and as part of a team to deliver results, learn and share knowledge
Possess excellent IT skills, including experience of working with Microsoft Excel. Knowledge of Sage Line 500 would be beneficial

This might be the perfect opportunity for you to grow, please contact Chantelle at Brook Street on 01235 706100 for further information.


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