Financial Assistant

August 16, 2023 10:44 am
Posted 2 months ago

Salary = £22k – £25k per annum pro rata

Southampton, Hampshire

Part Time, Permanent – Flexible working pattern

24 hours


Due to continuing growth and significant investment in talent, this industry leading fuel and fuel-related engineering business has an exciting opportunity for a Finance Assistant


The role will report to the Finance Manager and will be responsible for the smooth running of the day-to-day operations of the finance function.

Apart from the inherent financial aspects, it is clearly expected that this role has a high element of involvement in the operation of the business. Responsiveness to all stakeholders, clarity in communication and adherence to deadlines are of key importance.

Key Work Areas

· Financial accounting (General Ledger, BS, P&L etc)

· Revenue and costs control and analysis

· Banking and creditor payments

Specific duties

· Ensure a high level of involvement and communication with all departments.

· Daily reconciliation of transactions through the Company’s financial system, Xero.

· Purchase ledger control including purchase orders, supplier payments, and transaction reconciliation.

· Sales ledger control including raising daily sales invoices and credit control.

· Preparation of weekly payment runs for Director approval.

· Support management accounting process including accruals, prepayments, analytical review, and preparation for monthly FSCP.

· Upkeep and maintain integrity of financial systems.

· Management of Company expense system

· Support preparation of detailed financial reporting and analysis

Reporting to

Finance Manager

Ideal candidate

· Ideally experience to AAT level or QBE

· Experience in a busy accounts department with knowledge of accounting processes and software, specifically with Xero

· Industry experience (not essential)

· Strong organizational skills with ability to manage a diverse list of tasks

· Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to persuade and influence

· Committed, enthusiastic and able to use initiative to drive the business forward

Job Features

Job CategoryFinance

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