Finance Assistant

  • Position: Finance Assistant
  • Industry: Accounts > Finance
  • Location: Hockerton, Newark, Nottinghamshire

  • Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
  • Salary: £22.5K - £26K

Job Description

Finance Assistant
Full Time, Permanent, Outskirts of Newark/Mansfield
£22,500 - £26,000 DOE

Our award winning Nottinghamshire based client is looking for a Finance Assistant to provide high quality service to the rest of their team and work closely alongside the Finance Manager.


As a Finance Assistant you will be instrumental to the smooth operation of the business, ensuring purchase orders are raised, customer invoices are created and sent in a timely manner, and supplier invoices are processed and approved for payment. Your key duties will be:

  • Supporting the Finance Manager as deemed necessary
  • Responsibility for day-to-day credit control management and collection of customer debt
  • Creating new customer and supplier accounts onto Sage
  • Processing sales orders
  • Raising invoices, purchase orders and applications for payments
  • Uploading invoices onto customer portals
  • Sending customer statements
  • Inputting supplier invoices, coding and matching POD’s
  • Maintaining the sage system with updates
  • Processing of credit card expenses onto Excel and Sage
  • Keeping product costs up to date on Sage
  • Any other duties relating to the finances of the company that may be required
  • Support team members to complete any tasks as required from time to time


The ideal Finance Assistant will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • At least 2 years relevant recent experience within a company finance team
  • Proven recent experience in credit control responsibility
  • Have a high level of competency in MS Office
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Be personable, friendly and have excellent listening skills
  • Independence and self-reliance
  • Enthusiastic and hardworking attitude
  • Ability to think on your feet and be self-motivated
  • A team player
  • Organised and methodical, with attention to detail
  • AAT or ACCA Level 2 minimum and experience working in an accounts environment
  • Have experience using a CRM System
  • Have knowledge of CIS and DRC


As a valued Finance Assistant you will receive:

  • Free parking on site
  • Company pension scheme
  • 20 days holidays per year plus 8 bank holidays - Additional holiday can be accrued after 2 full years service up to a maximum of 5 additional days
  • Regular training provided
  • Progression opportunities available for the right candidate
  • Full Christmas shutdown period

Thank you for your interest in this vacancy and good luck with your application.

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