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Finance Assistant/Apprenticeship

  • Full-time
  • Group Finance
  • Glasshouse, Alderley Park, Cheshire

Key Responsibilities

Processing sales invoices across all group businesses on a timely basis


Credit control


Sales ledger management


Processing purchase invoices across all group businesses on a timely basis


Preparing payment runs – weekly, monthly, ad-hoc across the whole Group


Purchase ledger management


Daily update and reconciliation of the bank accounts across the group companies


Operating and recording the petty cash process for the business


Maintaining and ensuring compliance with the group expense policy and ensuring debit and credit card accounts are correctly and accurately maintained


Provision of support to the wider team on day-to-day, month, and year-end matters covering both internal and external requirements and active involvement in audit and VAT preparation


To work proactively alongside the existing team and ensure that tasks are completed on time to a high standard and with excellent accuracy and attention to detail


Reconciling and analysis of financial data using different types of software including SAGE and Microsoft Excel


Opportunity to own and look after legal entity/ies in the Group front end to back end

Essential Skills

Highly organised with the ability to manage a busy daily workload in a fast-paced environment


Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate at all levels of the business


Confident


Team player


Experience and confidence using Microsoft packages such as Microsoft Word and Excel


Must be flexible, adaptable with a can-do attitude, and willing to learn and develop


Excellent attention to detail


Methodical

Desirable skills

Previous experience in an office environment or some exposure to accounts function


Commenced some element of accountancy training for example AAT although would look to offer AAT support/support an Accounts Apprenticeship, for the right candidate


Prior exposure to SAGE software would be beneficial but full training will be provided

Company Benefits

33 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays. Increases with service to 36 days


Company bonus scheme*


Contributory Pension Scheme


Company Sick Pay Scheme


Long Service Awards


Death in Service Scheme*


Flexible working options


Employee Awards


Discounted Gym on site


Cafe/Cafeterias on site


Employee Discount Scheme


Nursery Workplace Benefit


Enhanced Maternity/Paternity Pay


Free Eye Tests


Free tea/coffee and fresh fruit


Break out area with Xbox, Pool Table, Table Tennis


Company Away Days


Team Socials


Sponsorship for qualifications


In house learning and development

     *Qualifying criteria in place