Finance Assistant

  • Location

    Coventry, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £24000.00 - £27000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Alexandra Douthwaite

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  • Published:

    21 days ago

  • Consultant:

    Alexandra Douthwaite

Are you an up-and-coming finance professional looking to join a team who will support your progression to senior finance? Does working for an exciting events brand sound of interest?

Gleeson Recruitment Group are thrilled to be supporting a successful events business based in Coventry looking to add a Finance Assistant into their accounts team on a permanent, full time basis. The successful Finance Assistant will have a clear progression path and work closely with the Financial Controller on various projects. The salary for this position is £24,000 - £27,000 depending on experience, with great benefits.

A fundamental understanding of finance and ledger knowledge is essential for this role, alongside good Excel skills (Vlookups and Pivot Tables) and a willingness to get stuck into a busy finance team. The successful candidate will be supporting the wider finance team with forecasts, reporting and reconciliations.

Key responsibilities:

  • Forecasts, recharges and reporting on matchday income and outcome
  • Reconciliations of invoices
  • Process invoices to tight month end deadlines
  • Assess basket spends for matchdays
  • Assist the group finance departments as required
  • Work closely with the head of commercial finance with specific tasks

A bit about you:

  • Organised and able to prioritise tasks
  • Posses the confidence to liaise with various departments within the business
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Experience working with either side of a transactional ledger
  • AAT studier or qualified



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