Finance Assistant in Marston Moretaine, Bedfordshire, UK


Location: Marston Moretaine, Bedfordshire, UK


Salary: £26,000 - £30,000 per annum, pro-rata

We are currently seeking an experienced Finance Assistant to start immediately on a minimum contract of 6 months (maternity cover), with the potential of a permanent position at the end of the contract. We are a small team, so we are looking for an all-rounder who is happy to get involved with all aspects of the Office & Finance function.

Summary of essential functions:

  • Processing of supplier invoices including querying if necessary

  • Processing month end supplier payment

  • Ability to produce financial reports

  • Receipting payments from the bank into QuickBooks

  • Submitting monthly Intrastat and EC sales declarations

  • Credit control - monitoring and chasing debtors

  • Raising purchase orders for robot purchases

  • Some administrative tasks such as filing, obtaining POD’s and answering the telephone

  • Other ad hoc finance assignments

Requirements - the ideal candidate:

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar position

  • A sound working knowledge of VAT

  • Preferably AAT qualified as a minimum (or similar), however candidates with a proven Finance background may also be considered

  • IT proficient - conversant with MS Office (Strong MS Excel skills are particularly important) and QuickBooks accounts

  • Possess strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • A proactive, self-motivated professional with a positive work ethic

Full-time 9am - 5pm (maternity cover) minimum 6 month contract to start in October 2018

Required Skills:

Credit Control QuickBooks Sales Ledger