Finance Assistant

Finance Assistant


Excellent Salary + Benefits

We are working with an excellent client in Harlow looking to recruit a Finance Assistant to join their team.

Your main objective will be to support the Finance Director and Assistant Accountant through preparation of various reports, data processing and reviews.  The role includes purchase ledger overview and processing too.

Main Job Duties:

Purchase Ledger

  • Daily input and matching of invoices
  • Weekly review of ledger, register and GRNI
  • Weekly review of credit balances and unmatched
  • Statement Reconciliation
  • Weekly KPI report on PL
  • General PL processing alongside rest of accounts team

Period End and Nominal

  • Basic Period End Processing
  • Preparation of prepayments

IT Support

  • Sainsbury EDI orders
  • Some Ad hoc reports and general support for IT Manager

Sales Ledger

  • Weekly sales report production
  • Accounting for internet sales
  • Other Ad hoc SL duties including customer setup and price checking

Production and Stock

  • Fixed Assets input
  • Depreciation calculation
  • Journal posting


  • Cover and help for reception/SL as required.

This is an opportunity to become part of a small team and as such you would be expected to be hands on and help with a wide range of other duties when the need arises.  This could range from picking up overflow phone calls to covering for other members of staff when they are on holiday.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Data Entry
  • Excellent IT Skills (especially with Microsoft Office)
  • Detail Oriented and Organised
  • Good Bookkeeping Skills
  • Strong Written and Oral Communication Skills
  • It is essential to be a proactive Team Player in this role

If you feel this is the role for you please apply with your CV.

Please note we have not advertised salary for the role because we are looking to speak to the right person and the client will pay the appropriate rate for your experience.

Our team will speak to you about your salary requirements and if they align with our client’s expectations.

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