Finance Assistant

Location Newton Aycliffe
Discipline: Accountancy & Finance
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £24,000-£28,000
Contact name: Olivia Dainton

Contact email:
Job ref: 21880
Published: 8 months ago

My client based in Newton Aycliffe is looking for a part AAT or fully AAT qualified Finance Assistant to joint their team.

Key duties include but are not limited to:

·        Assist finance manager with preparation of monthly accounts

·        Balance sheet reconciliations

·        Maintaining records on financial systems

·        Produce monitoring reports to improve business processes and efficiency

·        Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors and suppliers.

·        Supporting the finance team with projects and tasks where required

·        Inventory costing

·        Sales invoice creation

·        Assist Finance Manager with external audit

·        Assist with AP when required, including invoice processing and liaising with suppliers

·        Assist with the review and submission of VAT returns for multiple jurisdictions

·        Assist with reconciliation and upkeep of general ledger nominal codes

·        Preparation of various compliance submissions

Desirable Skills and Qualifications:

·        Part AAT or fully AAT qualified

·        Must be a self-starter and team player

·        Strong organisational skills and ability to prioritise

·        Clear and concise written and communication skills

·        The ability to make decisions and work accurately under pressure

·        Ability to work with minimal supervision

Job information:

·        Full-time

. 08:00-17:00 Monday-Thursday, 08:00-16:00 Friday

. Possibility for hybrid working once you have passed your probation

·        Generous 40% staff discount

·        25 days holidays (plus 8 bank holidays)

·        Company pension scheme

·        Opt-in private healthcare scheme

·        Opportunities for professional development and career progression