Finance Assistant

Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
£21000 - £24000 per annum
19 Feb 2021
12 Mar 2021
JN -022021-2171307
Thomas Sharpe
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Entry level, Placement

An opportunity has arisen with an established Peterborough business operating within the Consultancy sector. An ambitious business who are looking for a like-minded Finance Assistant to join the finance function who will receive exposure across the business and support the Finance Manager.

Client Details

An established Consultancy who provide a family feel working environment in their Peterborough office. The successful applicant for the Finance Assistant position will be stepping into a warm business with the opportunity to grow and develop their career.


The Finance Assistant will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring the smooth running of the transactional finance function
  • The accurate processing of month end reconciliations
  • Ownership of the purchase and sales ledger
  • Ensuring the expenses and reports are kept accurate and up to date
  • Supporting with the monthly reporting process
  • Liaising with Project leads to provide integral finance support
  • Manage the Daily cash flow and monetary movement monitoring process for all bank accounts
  • Actively participate in the preparation for the annual external audit
  • Process VAT returns


The successful candidate for the Finance Assistant will be:

  • Ideally AAT Part-Qualified and actively studying
  • Confident user of Excel and a wide systems understanding would be advantageous
  • A confident self-starter, able to work in their own capacity and take responsibility for their workload
  • Confident of working closely with project leads and other stakeholders
  • Prior experience in a similar accounts position would be advantageous

Job Offer

The successful candidate for the Finance Assistant will be joining a Peterborough based Consultancy with opportunity to have an impact on the businesses success and grow their career.

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