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Finance Assistant (early AAT or CIMA studier)

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    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + 26 days holiday + full study support

  • Contact:

    Fiona Price

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Consultant:

    Fiona Price

Finance Assistant (early AAT or CIMA/ACCA Studier)

£22,000 - £25,000 + 26 days holiday + full study support + pension + health-care

Location: Near Aldershot (you must be a car owner with a full driving license, due to the rural location of our client)

Office based - 5 days per week - potential for hybrid working once fully trained

Our client, is a well-established, UK Pharmaceutical business, who are based across a handful of sites throughout the UK, with their main Head Office located near Aldershot. Employing around 150 staff overall, with about 40 staff currently in this UK Head Office, and 6 in the finance team - they require a permanent Finance Assistant to report directly into the Finance Director as they look to grow the Accounting Team. This is a superb opportunity to join a stable, and vibrant business, where they are expecting to continue their growth plans year on year. They offer a fun and vibrant culture, with many social events planned each quarter.

You will be able to offer recent UK experience, ideally within a varied role, and be able to bring a positive team-spirit to the business. Our client can offer training on their systems, and ideally they would like to recruit an individual who is systems savvy, happy to assist with all transactional finance duties, and have a high attention to detail.

Your role as a Finance Assistant will include:

- Working closely with the Finance Director in a varied, exciting finance role

- Processing all supplier invoices, accurately and within the set timescales

- Supplier statement reconciliations

- Processing sales invoices

- Matching cash postings and handling all queries

- Assisting with banking of any cheques

- Processing bank statements on the accounting system, ensuring all items are reconciled

- Processing of employee expenses each month

- Covering Sales Order processing

- To support the Finance Director, when you are fully trained, with reporting and also at year-end

- Daily use of Sage and Excel (full training will be given) with a view to implementing a new finance system later this year

- Ad-hoc duties and projects with the wider finance business

The successful Finance Assistant will offer:

- A strong interest in working in accounting or finance, and recent experience of working in a transactional finance team

- Good written / oral communication skill

- Experienced at using Excel, Word and Email

- Good interpersonal skills, both over the phone and on email

- Ability to work independently as well as a part of a team

- A long term desire to be growing their finance career

This is a really unique Finance Assistant role, for someone keen to put a foot in the door of a superb friendly finance team, near Aldershot. My client can offer very modern offices, free parking and ideally you will have a car and full driving license. Please get in touch for this role and for further information on this Finance Assistant role, based near Aldershot.


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