Finance Assistant – Temporary

Job Title: Finance Assistant – Temporary
Contract Type:
Location: Market Harborough, Leicestershire
  • £13 per hour
  • Contact Name: Kate Goodman
    Job Published:
    REF: BBBH7390

    Job description:

    We are currently seeking an immediately available Finance Assistant to support a trade organisation based in Market Harborough and work within their small finance / office team.

    This is an interesting and varied role and presents a wonderful opportunity to join an enterprising, cohesive, and supportive team, with the joint vision of driving forward the continued growth and success of the company giving their industry a voice.


    What to expect:

    • £13.00 per hour
    • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro-rata)
    • Office based
    • 20 hours per week (days / times flexible)
    • Pension 8% employer / 0% employee
    • On-site car park


    Duties and responsibilities:

    • Raising of invoices in Xero for membership subscriptions, events, advertising, and training
    • Allocation of receipts
    • Completion of credit control by email and telephone
    • Processing of supplier invoices onto Xero
    • Updating of supplier and client information on Xero
    • Completion of weekly payment runs for authorisation
    • Allocation of receipts onto client accounts
    • Provide support for quarterly and annual reporting, budgeting, and reforecast processes; to help ensure accurate management accountancy reports are readily available
    • Contribute to ad hoc project-based activities, such as attending events, to support UKWA’s wider work


    Skills and experience required:

    • Previous experience of working in a finance role within an office environment
    • Good working knowledge of Xero Accountancy software is essential along with a basic understanding of Excel
    • Analytical and numerate, with attention to detail and a passion for accuracy
    • A methodical, organised, and flexible approach to work
    • Excellent communication skills and clear telephone manner
    • A positive and friendly person who can work well within a busy office

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