• £25,000 - 30,000 FTE
  • Surrey, Guildford
  • Permanent
  • Temporary
  • HT15251
Salary : £25,000 - 30,000 FTE

Our client is a well-established manufacturing firm in Guildford and they are currently looking for an ambitious Finance Assistant, initially on a temporary basis but with a view to becoming a permanent member of the team within 1-2 months. This friendly firm places great value on their employees, prioritising work-life balance and flexibility. They are seeking a candidate who is ready to take their next career step, assume responsibility and actively contribute to the company’s development and growth.

Finance Assistant – Benefits

  • 25 days annual holiday plus bank holidays
  • Company pension scheme
  • Free on-site parking
  • Private health insurance
  • Office-based, Monday to Friday working schedule

Finance Assistant – About The Role

In this role you will be working alongside the Finance Manager and will be supporting with the daily running of the finance function.

Responsibilities will include:

Sales Ledger and Credit Control

  • Book daily sales receipts (40-50 transactions/day)
  • Allocate payments and reconcile sales ledger accounts
  • Issue monthly statements of accounts to customers
  • Investigate queries and outstanding debts
  • Contact clients via email and phone to collect payments

Purchase Ledger and Supplier Management

  • Match purchase invoices with purchase orders
  • Obtain approvals for service invoices and bills
  • Reconcile supplier accounts
  • Book credit card transactions and process payments
  • Handle expense claims and PayPal transactions

Nominal Ledger

  • Assist with weekly bank reconciliations
  • Reconcile PayPal activities to online sales ledger
  • Run sales reports and support month-end and year-end processes

Ad hoc Projects

  • Participate in various projects as needed

The successful Finance Assistant will have/be:

  • Previous experience in a similar position
  • AAT or QBE candidates will be considered
  • Attention to detail
  • Immediately available or available at short notice
  • Car driver due to location
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