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Finance Assistant - Berkshire

£24,000 - £27,000 - Finance
Ref: 208 Date Posted: Monday 21 Jan 2019
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Finance Assistant

Our client is looking for a self-motivated individual that is able to work under pressure.  That is able to look after the sales ledger, purchase ledger and also be able to carry out reconciliations.  Be customer focused and be able to work within a team.  An understanding of the General Ledger would also be required. A person that will be professional at all times whatever the problem is and will respect other job functions.  Have a good sense of humour.

The position is an existing role, reporting to the Finance Director and to work within a small team, working closely with the Logistics and Sales team of the business to ensure efficient and effective running of the finance department.

The role would suit an experienced finance person, who is qualified at AAT level.


  • Update the cash-book and bank-line on a daily basis and ensure the cash-flow is kept up to date.
  • Deal with customer queries and carry out credit control.
  • Send out copy invoices/statement on ad-hoc basis as this is an automated system.
  • Be able to apply for insurance for customers and do credit checks.
  • Be able to carry out journals and payments.
  • Be able to help the sales department with queries
  • Carry out other ad-hoc duties that will be required by the finance department.
  • Carry out Instrastat once a month and declare to HM Customs & Revenue
  • Carry out EEC once a month and declare to HM Customs & Revenue
  • Processing Credit Card Statements and making sure that the statements are returned in a timely fashion
  • Put on overhead invoices
  • Close the purchase ledger once all invoices are on and reconcile.
  • Bank Reconciliations


Qualities required:
-Motivated & mature individual that thrives under pressure
-Ability to communicate at all levels in an organisation
-Ability to contribute ideas to help make the department more efficient.
-Organisational skills