Finance Reporting Assistant

Job Title: Finance Reporting Assistant
Contract Type:
Location: Market Harborough, Leicestershire
Salary: £20,000 - £24,000
Contact Name: Kate Goodman
Job Published:
REF: 897666_1581094457

Vanilla Recruitment

We’re currently welcoming applications from ambitious financial / accounts assistants who are looking for the chance to progress within a community-focused banking organisation.

You’ll join a friendly team to play an important part in supporting the day-to-day accounting functions at the heart of this well-reputed local business. The key part of the role will be to produce management information and therefore strong data analysis and Excel skills are essential for you to be successful in this role. In addition, as a forward-thinking and supportive employer, the company will also encourage you to pursue further training, and empower you to participate in a wider range of strategic projects. The job presents an opportunity to broaden your skillset and enjoy a truly varied working week.


Duties and responsibilities:

Transactional duties and ledger will form a key part of the role, and you will carry out the following on a day-to-day basis:

  • Production and distribution of daily reports to management using Excel
  • Assist in the preparation of management information for the Board as required
  • Update the Finance Risk Register on a timely basis
  • Assist in the preparation of regulatory returns
  • Provide information on expenditure for budgetary monitoring
  • Support the Financial Controller, Management Accountant and Treasury Manager in ad-hoc tasks and projects


Skills and experience required:

  • Experience of analysing data using Microsoft Excel is required
  • Currently studying an accountancy qualification is desirable but study support is provided
  • Strong MS Excel skills (PIVOTTABLES, VLOOKUPS & FORMULAS) – assessment completed
  • Able to give examples of having worked with outstanding attention to detail to perform tasks where accuracy was paramount
  • Enjoys working as part of a team with a pro-active, positive and “can do” approach


Hours of work:

  • Monday to Friday 9.00 am – 5.00 pm with a 1 hour lunch break (35 hours per week)


Salary and benefits:

  • £20,000 – £24,000 dependent upon experience in a banking/treasury environment
  • Study support
  • 24 days annual leave (+ bank holidays)
  • Life assurance 4 x salary
  • Pension (10% employer / 5% employee)

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