Financial Services

Finance Assistant


  • Salary: Dependant on experience
  • Location: Chester, North West
  • Contract: Permanent

Working within this successful and expanding business, the Finance Assistant is responsible for providing a high quality service to suppliers and clients, ensuring efficient and effective payment and collection services.
The Finance Assistant will work for a well-established company with a Head Office in Chester, who pride themselves on the bespoke service they offer customers. Providing trusted advice, ensuring clients receive the best product at the best price, this award-winning company has received the prestigious accolade of being a Sunday Times Top 100 Small Company to Work For.
To apply for the Finance Assistant, you must have a previous finance, invoicing and purchase ledger experience, along with a good overall level of education. The successful Finance Assistant will possess strong IT skills, a high level of organisation and the ability to liaise with people at all levels.
 Key Responsibilities:
•         Processing invoices efficiently and accurately through the company’s system
•         Working on a multi-currency purchase ledger making payments daily, weekly and monthly in the relevant currencies
•         Reconcile supplier statements and deal with supplier queries speedily and effectively
•         Process invoices relating to suppliers directly onto the ledger
•         Making payments by wire transfer, VCC and BACS
•         Carry out general office duties as required, such as emailing, filing, scanning and post requirements
•         Support all other sections of Finance as required
•         Cover Reception on a rota basis for breaks and lunchtime
 Essential Skills:
•         Previous finance, invoicing and purchase ledger experience
•         Delivery driven team member who is prepared to “go the extra mile”
•         Good standard of general education
•         Excellent accuracy and attention to detail
•         Good verbal, written and numerical skills
•         PC literate, particularly in MS Excel
•         Knowledge of NAV Microsoft system an advantage
 Keywords:  Finance, Accounts, purchase ledger, Clerk
   Unfortunately due to time restrictions we cannot respond to every applicant, in the event that we haven’t contacted you within 48 hours please take it you have not been successful for thisparticular role, but your details will be kept on file and considered for all future vacancies
 We are acting on behalf of the client as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy
 We are an equal opportunities agency and welcome applicants from all backgrounds

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