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Finance Assistant

Accountancy
Permanent
Hove, East Sussex
£25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
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Georgina Trudgill
Director
07508 748013
Finance Assistant, Hove, Salary £25,000-28,000

We’re working with a highly successful, privately owned financial services client on a new opportunity for a Finance Assistant to join their 5-person finance team. My client can consider full-time (35 hours) or part-time (circa 30 hours) options for this position. In addition, they offer a very flexible working arrangement with 2-3 days of home working available and negotiable start/finish times.

The ideal candidate will have experience of PL, an understanding of double-entry bookkeeping, and intermediate-level Excel skills. Knowledge of Sage is also advantageous but can be taught on the job.

Our client can offer this person attractive contemporary offices, a collaborative and supportive close-knit team environment, and commercially focused finance team that are listened to and pro-actively plays an integral role in the company’s continued success and reinvestment strategy. This is an ideal opportunity for a candidate looking to find a ‘home’, and enjoyable role with a friendly company that values their people.

Role overview:
  • Managing the accounts payable inbox and processing invoices
  • Supplier payment runs
  • Posting all bank receipts and payments to ledger
  • Daily bank reconciliations
  • Managing approval and payment of staff expenses
  • Balance sheet reconciliations e.g. fixed assets, prepayments and accruals
  • Processing month-end journals e.g. prepayments, accruals and depreciation
  • Assisting with preparation of management accounts
  • Other ad hoc tasks within the finance team
Ideal candidate:
  • Experience with accounts payable
  • Good understanding of double-entry bookkeeping
  • Ability to learn new processes and systems quickly
  • Attention to detail and methodical approach to tasks
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to engage with people across the business
  • Experience in Excel/ Microsoft Office
  • Ability to use initiative and work autonomously when needed

Please apply via website or contact Georgina at Harvey John for more information.

Harvey John recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.