Financial Services

Finance Assistant


  • Salary: £18,000 - £22,000
  • Location: Ellesmere Port, North West
  • Contract: Permanent

Working for this established and growing organisation, the Finance Assistant will be providing a professional customer focused financial service within the company, ensuring that the most effective systems and processes are followed at all times. Exceeding customer expectations wherever possible and operating with agreed SLA’s and timeframes. The Finance Assistant will be rewarded with 22 days’ holidays plus Bank Holidays rising to 25 days with service along with a contributory pension scheme and an annual bonus based on company’s performance.
To apply for the Finance Assistant role, you will have previous experience working for a financial team, gained within a professional office environment. You will possess a strong working knowledge of MS office packages, Sage 200 and have the capacity to learn new systems quickly. The Finance Assistant will have a clear understanding of the importance of exceptional service to both internal and external customers.
 Overview of Responsibilities
Daily reconciliation of bank accounts including posting to Sage for any payments or receipts
Responsibility for the operation of the purchase ledger
Responsibility for the operation of the sales ledger
Daily submission of direct debits
Moving any requests to ticketing folder
Final reconciliation on bank accounts and pass to company Accountant
Supporting team with reconciliations and adhoc tasks towards completion of management accounts
Liaising with the operations department on any queries that may arise
Dealing with daily queries from tour operators
Essential Skills:
Experience of working within a finance team, operating similar processes and systems
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
High level of interpersonal skills, with an ability to deal with people at all levels including senior management
Demonstrate ability to use own initiative and flexible in personal approach
Ability to prioritise work to meet targets and take ownership of ad-hoc tasks
Microsoft Office along with knowledge of Sage 200
 Keywords: Finance, financial assistant, financial administrator, AAT, Sage 200, Sage, Reconciliation
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 this particular 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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