Finance Assistant

Job Title: Finance Assistant
Contract Type:
Location: Market Harborough, Leicestershire
  • £22,000
  • Contact Name: Kate Goodman
    Job Published:
    REF: BBBH4597

    Job description:

    Vanilla Recruitment

    We’re currently welcoming applications from Accounts / Finance Assistants who are looking for the chance to work within a well-established and community-focused banking organisation. You’ll join a friendly and cohesive Finance team to play an important part in supporting the business.

    This will be a hybrid role and will involve both home and office working.


    • Process and balance daily and month end bank reconciliations
    • Process and reconcile employee expenses according to the payment schedule
    • Post manually drawn cheques to the nominal ledger
    • Process returned cheques for nominal posting
    • Post transactions for the bank statements to the nominal ledger
    • Monitoring and clearing of suspense accounts
    • Posting of PDQ transactions (Credit / Debit cards) and reconciliation
    • Reconciliation of control accounts
    • Payment of staff expenses and correct posting to nominal ledger and preparation of payment runs


    Skills and experience required:

    • Previous finance experience with strong reconciliation experience
    • Strong MS Excel skills (PIVOTTABLES, VLOOKUPS & FORMULAS)
    • Enjoys working as part of a team with a pro-active, positive and “can do” approach


    Hours of work:

    • Monday to Friday, 9.00am – 5.00pm with 1-hour lunch break (35-hour working week)
    • Part-time hours of 30 will be considered (Mon – Fri)


    Salary and benefits:

    • £22,000
    • 24 days annual holiday + 8 bank holidays
    • Pension
    • Life assurance
    • Medical cashback scheme

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