Finance Assistant

Finance Assistant

Job Title: Finance Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: AST-INT-101_1504895312
Contact Name: Terry Buckel
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 08, 2017 19:28

Job Description

Finance Assistant - AAT 4 qualified - £25-30,000

ASTUTE is one of the fastest growing technical recruitment consultancies in the UK and we are looking for an experienced Finance Assistant to join our Finance/ Accounts team. Reporting directly to the Finance Manager, this is a critical role within the business and requires someone who is able to confidently deal with the many facets of an accounting role at an intermediate level.

This role requires someone who is ideally AAT 4 qualified (or working towards).

You will need to be experienced in completing internal monthly management accounts in a timely fashion and be a general all-rounder to support sales/purchase/nominal ledger duties. Another primary function of this role is to oversee the weekly contractor payroll through working with the finance team to ensure accuracy. You will also be expected to complete weekly cash flow and monthly credit card reconciliations and quarterly VAT returns.

Competent with Sage 50 Professional and intermediate to advanced Excel skills are required.

This person will need to able to support the Finance Manager with driving performance levels to achieve team results and business growth. The ability to multi-task is critical along with heaps of resilience to face the many challenges of working in a fast-moving environment.

A professional and diligent approach will be required at all times. If you are team orientated, reliable, conscientious and able to work under your own initiative with a high attention to detail, we would like to hear from you asap.

ASTUTE offers the potential for career progression through funded training.

We offer a competitive salary, generous holiday entitlement, a contributory pension scheme after a qualifying period, free parking and regular company social events. Our standard working hours are Monday to Thursday 08:30 to 17:30 and 08:30 to 17:00 on Fridays.

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK.

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