Finance Assistant

Posted 23 February by Prospect Personnel Easy Apply

Are you looking to further develop and progress your accountancy and finance career?

We're looking for an enthusiastic Finance Assistant for a new job near Banbury, working for an established organisation from within education.

The Role

The purpose of the Finance Assistant will be to support the Assistant Finance Manager and Finance Manager with a wide range of accounts tasks.

Key Roles & Responsibilities

  • Banking - posting receipts and payments, reconciliations and paying cash into bank
  • Inputting extra charges onto system
  • Managing payment deposits and maintaining payees data on system
  • Petty cash
  • Calculating invoice and expense claims accurately and ensuring they are approved and coded
  • Updating management with expenditure levels
  • Collating information for audits
  • Maintaining purchase ledger and ensuring suppliers are paid within agreement terms
  • Assist management with event financial planning
  • Reconciling supplier statements to supplier purchase ledger accounts
  • Invoicing, cash collection, creditor / debtor maintenance & balance sheet reconciliations

Skills & Experience

  • Some previous experience of accounts and finance
  • Some kind of accountancy qualification - or perhaps studying towards AAT
  • IT proficient - strong Microsoft Office skills
  • Good communicator - both written and verbal
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Familiarity of WCBS PASS accounts system desirable but not essential
  • Team player
  • Efficient, proactive and can-do approach to tasks

Other Information

  • Own transport essential due to rural location
  • £16,000 - £18,000, depending on experience
  • 37.5 Working hours per week: Monday - Friday, 09:00am - 17:00pm
  • 21 days holiday, plus bank holidays
  • Enrollment into defined contribution pension scheme
  • Meals provided during working hours (eg. Lunch)
  • Access at no charge to sporting, swimming and fitness facilities

If you do not receive an initial reply within 3 working days, you can unfortunately consider your application unsuccessful


Required skills

  • AAT
  • Accounting
  • Education
  • Reconciliation
  • Attention to detail

Reference: 34406286

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