Assistant Finance Manager

Job Title: Assistant Finance Manager
Contract Type:
Location: Market Harborough, Leicestershire
  • £28,000 - £32,000
  • Contact Name: Kate Goodman
    Job Published:
    REF: BBBH4553

    Job description:

    Vanilla Recruitment

    Our client are known innovators who enjoy seeking out the latest technologies and designs for their products, to provide clients with effective and cost-efficient solutions. They are now seeking a proactive individual to join their organisation as an Assistant Finance Manager. You will primarily be responsible for providing support to the Finance Manager for all accounting activities and management reporting.

    Working as part of this ambitious and customer-focused organisation, the successful applicant will take responsibility for all aspects of the day-to-day financial management of the company with the help of a part-time Assistant.


    Duties and responsibilities:

    • Processing of sales and purchase invoices, and preparation of payment files
    • Posting of cash receipts and payments
    • Credit control
    • Bank and control account reconciliations
    • Management of staff expenses and petty cash
    • Payroll and company pension scheme admin – liaison with the company’s payroll bureau & HMRC reporting
    • Preparation of VAT returns
    • Authorising account payment terms for new customers
    • Maintenance of the fixed asset register, calculating depreciation and dealing with disposals
    • Posting journals and preparation of files for monthly management accounts
    • Year-end accounts
    • New financial year and mid-term budgets and forecasts preparation as required
    • Reporting and analysis of departmental KPI
    • Dealing with company Motor Fleet Insurance and breakdown cover
    • HR administration for existing employees and new starters
    • Other project based work as required


    Skills and experience required:

    • AAT qualified and be studying for further qualifications
    • Strong MS Excel skills and experience of an accountancy package
    • Experience of working with stock would be advantageous
    • Shows initiative and looks at continuous improvement and streamlining of processes
    • Demonstrates a growth mindset and an interest in seeing the role, department and business develop


    Hours of work:

    • Monday to Friday – 37.5 hours per week


    Salary and benefits:

    • £28,000 to £32,000
    • 20 days annual holiday + 8 bank holidays
    • Pension
    • Free parking

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