Finance Assistant

Location
Exeter
Salary
Competitive salary + great benefits
Posted
01 Jul 2022
Closes
01 Aug 2022
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Part time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Finance Assistant

Are you seeking a Purchase Ledger Assistant role in a growing and progressive business? An opportunity to work with a friendly, passionate and busy team?

Then look no further! 

Our role 

We are looking to recruit a Purchase Ledger Assistant to support the Finance Director and Finance Manager in managing, processing, and troubleshooting accounts, payments and transactions. 

You’ll be working in a dynamic, fast-paced, and friendly team. With practical training and guidance, you’ll be empowered to perform your role.

This role is part-time working 25 hours a week.

Key responsibilities will include: 

  • Processing supplier invoices through an online invoice management system and setting up payments to suppliers and other parties. 
  • Carrying out activities to support the preparation of monthly management accounts 
  • Carrying out and recording fortnightly purchase invoice and staff expense payment runs 
  • Responding to queries from clients, suppliers and colleagues 

In addition you will be required to support with the following: 

  • Recording and allocating incoming receipts from clients
  • Arranging sales invoices, credit notes and credit refunds 
  • Supporting the Credit Controller in producing debtor statements 
  • Reconciling bank accounts 

Come and join us 

We’re currently experiencing significant growth success. Record levels of growth plus our highest ever headcount. And it doesn’t stop there. We’ve got ambitious plans to double the size of our business – and we invite you to join us on our journey. 

But scaling up doesn’t mean we’ll lose our personality, or our people focus. And we’re committed to being a responsible business, focussed on maintaining a healthy business, healthy communities, and a healthy environment as we grow. 

Everyone here is nurtured, trusted, and empowered to develop from day one, both through challenging, diverse, and engaging work. Interesting clients and opportunities for structured development will test your abilities and lead you to your full potential. We’ll make sure of it by empowering you, trusting you and developing you professionally. 

You’ll do it all in an environment that is collaborative and friendly, open, and energised, personal, and professional, forming close bonds and friendships along the way.

What we are looking for…

We’re looking for a self motivated, hardworking, personable individual with excellent communication skills with the following skills and experience:

  • AAT qualification or part qualified (or equivalent)
  • Good IT skills, including a good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Strong organisational skills, with the ability to prioritise and work well under pressure
  • Solid communication and interpersonal skills
  • An understanding of data privacy and requirements
  • Great accuracy and attention to detail

Sound good? – then show us what you’re made of

How to apply:  Please submit a CV via our career site and ensure that your CV states all qualifications including subjects and grades.

We welcome applicants who would like the flexibility in their working arrangements, including working from home or part time working, which may help to accommodate parent or carer responsibilities, further studies, and activities outside of work.

We are committed to welcoming new people into an inclusive working environment, where everyone is given equal opportunity to reach their full potential.  We support a culture where people are valued and treated fairly with respect and differences are understood and celebrated.

The more varied our workforce, the broader the expertise within our business. The broader our expertise, the greater our chances of innovation and success. That's why we're committed to equality of opportunity, inclusion and diversity at every level.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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