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Finance Assistant

Published 17 April 2024
£26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Hybrid working
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Job Starts: 17th April 2024
Accountancy & Finance

Job Description

Position: Finance Assistant

Location: Leamington Spa (with hybrid working available)

Salary: £26,000 - £30,000 (with study support available)

Term: Full-time, Permanent

Macildowie are pleased to be partnered with a supportive and agile company based in Leamington Spa. We are currently seeking a dedicated Finance Assistant to join this dynamic Finance Team consisting of 6 colleagues. Reporting directly to the Finance Manager, you'll play a pivotal role in ensuring the smooth operation of our financial processes and interactions across the organisation.

This is an excellent opportunity for Accounts professionals to build on their existing knowledge and get involved in some higher-level responsibilities. The Finance Manager is keen to develop, train and support where necessary.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct bank account reconciliations with precision
  • Handle customer account queries promptly and professionally
  • Generate miscellaneous invoices as needed
  • Maintain cash flow forecasts to support financial planning
  • Collaborate on month-end journal postings for management accounts, including accruals, prepayments, fixed assets, and payroll
  • Verify nominal ledger postings against budget to uphold accuracy in management accounts
  • Ensure seamless posting between systems by meticulously reviewing financial exports
  • Reconcile control accounts to the trial balance, addressing any discrepancies
  • Investigate and resolve queries that arise at month end
  • Assist in developing internal audit procedures
  • Support the closing of sales and purchase ledgers at month end

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Ideally AAT qualified, part qualified, OR currently studying towards AAT (level 3 or 4 preferred); study support available
  • Proficiency in bank and supplier reconciliations
  • Ability to thrive under pressure, managing deadlines and prioritising tasks effectively
  • Strong attention to detail, with a proactive approach to problem-solving and follow-through
  • Competent IT skills, particularly in Excel (vlook-ups and pivot tables preferable)

If you're ready to embark on a fulfilling journey with a supportive team in an environment that encourages growth and collaboration, we want to hear from you! Apply now and become a vital part of the team whilst adding to your skill-set!

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