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Finance Assistant - ideal for someone that has started AAT qualification

Finance Assistant - ideal for someone that has started AAT qualification

Posted 13 March by KVM Permanent Recruitment Ended

** Ideal for someone who has experience working in a Finance department that has started their AAT qualification.

** Busy and friendly team

** £16,000 - £17,000 per annum plus benefits

The Company

The company is a manufacturer of elegant and luxury products, the group specialises in high tech production processes for the cosmetics, perfumery, wine & spirits and luxury goods industries.

This family run business has sites across Europe and operates with endless creativity and countless finishing possibilities. They use cutting-edge machinery and production processes that are able to automatically perform even the most complex manufacturing projects.

Reporting to: Management Accountant


To process financial transactions swiftly and accurately. To resolve customer, supplier and internal queries professionally. Support Finance Director & Management Accountant as required.

Main activities:

  • Purchase invoice processing (via Packway)
  • Supplier invoice queries
  • Preparing supplier payments (cover/support)
  • Purchase invoices without PO (cover)
  • Reconcile supplier statements
  • Liaising with QA team and updating system with supplier (quality) cost recovery
  • Sales Invoicing (cover)
  • Intrastat reporting (cover)
  • Customer invoice queries (cover)
  • Transport accrual (support/cover)
  • Stock valuation (future/support/cover)
  • Cover for switchboard and reception
  • HR administration cover


Knowledge /expertise

  • Prior experience in a finance department and/or relevant further education (E)
  • Commenced AAT qualification (E)
  • Practical experience processing transactions and resolving a wide range of accounts queries (D)
  • Keen IT system user and with ability to learn new systems swiftly (E)
  • Knowledge of MS office programs (E)
  • Ability to manage large volumes of relatively routine work (E)
  • Good attention to detail (E)

Interpersonal skills:

  • Cheerful and positive contribution to office atmosphere
  • Professional communication with internal and external parties
  • Good team working
  • Takes responsibility and accountability - 'can do’approach
  • Flexible approach - willingness to learn and support in all areas.

Required skills

  • AAT
  • Purchase Ledger
  • Sales Ledger
  • Financial Transactions
  • Invoice Processing

Reference: 34676333

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