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Finance Assistant

Published 19 September 2023
£24000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Permanent
Job Starts: 19th September 2023
Accountancy & Finance

Job Description

Job Title: Finance Assistant

Location: Northampton

Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum

Type: Permanent

I currently have an exciting job opportunity available within our clients accounting services team in Kettering.

Role Overview:

  • The position involves working in a team responsible for financial transactional processing for a portfolio of well-known brands.
  • Key responsibilities include Purchase Ledger, Sales Ledger, Bank, Month-end reconciliation, and adjustment tasks.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, are essential.
  • You should be able to manage your workload effectively in a multiclient environment with potentially conflicting deadlines.
  • A passion for customer service excellence and the ability to challenge the status quo are valued traits.

Requirements:

  • Relevant experience in a similar role covering most of the same transactional areas.
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills, equivalent to GCSE level 5+ in English and Maths.
  • Experience and working knowledge of basic MS Office Excel.
  • AAT, CIMA, or ACCA trainee or qualified by experience.
  • Familiarity with accounting software, preferably QuickBooks, Xero, and Sage.
  • Experience using MS Excel in a finance role.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary.
  • Private medical and dental care.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Ability to buy extra holiday each year.
  • Employee share incentive plan.
  • Free parking and a cycle to work scheme.
  • Employee referral scheme.
  • Discounts on high street brands and restaurants.
  • Mental health and wellbeing support with dedicated champions.
  • Investment in training and development.
  • Full study support (CIMA, ACCA, CIPS) and paid study leave.
  • Social events, including monthly lunches, Christmas, and Summer parties.
  • Opportunities for personal development and progression.

Company Culture:

  • Emphasis on allowing employees to be themselves for their best work.
  • Valuing diversity to spark creativity, innovation, and better performance.
  • Commitment to equal opportunity and supporting employees in reaching their unique potential.
  • This job opportunity offers a wide range of benefits and a supportive environment for professional growth and personal development

Additional Information:

This list of responsibilities is not exhaustive, and you may be required to undertake additional tasks, training, and development activities as directed by the company to meet the demands of the operation.

If you are an experienced Finance Assistant with a track record of success in managing accounts payable and receivable processes and are ready to take your career to the next level, we invite you to apply.

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