Accounts Assistant

Basingstoke, Hampshire
£28000 - £30000 per annum
19 Apr 2021
26 Apr 2021
JN -012021-1995527
Kerri Durkan
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

As part of the Financial Shared Services team, the Finance Assistant will support the day to day running of the Finance Department and ensure robust controls are in place whilst delivering accurate and timely information.

Client Details

Long standing design and manufacturing company based in Basingstoke


The Financial Assistant will ensure that all information has been processed and approved to ensure that the monthly figures reported to Group are accurate at all times.

Hands on involvement within the end to end accounts/administrative life cycle with all team members able to interchange roles to ensure continuity of information at all times.

This includes matching and posting invoices through the ERP System, paying invoices and expenses, reconciling company ledger accounts and entering transactional information accurately and timely to enable financial information to be created and reported effectively.

  • Invoice processing
  • Processing expense requests
  • Cash book maintenance
  • Maintaining the company purchase ledger
  • Service order costing
  • Raising Intercompany sales and purchase invoices
  • Ledger Reconciliations
  • Intercompany reconciliations
  • Pre-sale questionnaires and coordination with management
  • Royalties
  • Some data analysis and reporting
  • Liaising with third party service providers, and suppliers
  • General administration and written communication


Experience gained working within a manufacturing business (ideally)

Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel etc

High level of accuracy and ability to spot numerical differences

Analytical approach and skills

Excellent communication skills

Methodical approach and attention to detail

Book-Keeping and strong general ledger experience

Minimum two years proven experience in Finance and Accounting

Knowledge of claimable VAT elements within VAT regulations

Must be able to drive with access to a vehicle

Job Offer

Paying between £28,000 - £30,000

6 month FTC with a strong possibility of going permanent

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