Finance Assistant

  • Job Reference: 12095
  • Date Posted: 9 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
  • Salary: £20,000 to £24,000
  • Sector: Accountancy, Finance
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Paul Mitchell
  • Email:
  • Telephone: +44 (0)116 254 9404

Job Description

Our client, a cutting-edge engineering & manufacturer, based in Leicester is looking to recruit a Finance Assistant on a full time basis.

Main Purposes
Provide a professional and efficient administrative service to the finance function including, but not limited to, purchase ledger invoices, sales invoices, credit card reconciliation and receipts.

Main Duties

Sales Ledger
*Raising sales invoices once checked against customers PO, and internal paperwork,
*Dealing with sales invoice queries,
*Sending out month end statements.
*In conjunction with Finance Manager undertake credit control activities, set up new customer accounts

Purchase Ledger
*Matching PO's to invoices and posting of invoices
*Investigate and resolve any supplier invoices queries both internally and externally
*Supplier statements reconciliation,
*Posting ad-hoc debit card payments to appropriate nominals,
*In conjunction with Finance Manager, set up new supplier accounts and assist with supplier payment runs.

Finance administration
*Maintain digital filing and hard copy filing, KPI processing, and assisting with management monthly reports
*Any other duties commensurate with the post.

*Previous experience of using Sage 50 is desirable but not essential.
*Purchase & Sales Ledger experience desirable but not essential.
*Strong communication skills and ability to work on own initiative and part of a team.
*Numerate with high levels of accuracy.
*Ability to work confidentially.


*Salary: £20,000 - £24,000
*Holidays: 21 Days Holiday + Stat
*Hours: 40 hours (7.30am to 4.45pm Monday to Thursday & 7.30am to 12.30pm Friday)
*Reduced hours: Negotiable - 8.30am start (35hr week) - Salary pro-rated accordingly
*Auto Pension

If you - or someone you might know - are interested & think this opportunity may be suitable, APPLY ONLINE or call Paul Mitchell Associates (quoting ref: 12095) on 0116 254 9404.