Senior Finance Assistant

  • Job Reference: 12283
  • Date Posted: 4 May 2022
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Leicestershire
  • Salary: £28,000 to £34,000
  • Sector: Accountancy
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Our client a successful expanding manufacturing business based in Leicester are looking for a Senior Finance Assistant, reporting directly to the Finance Director, to oversee the end-to-end finance operations, financial planning and analysis, balance sheet reconciliations, looking to make improvements to procedures and controls, as well as ad-hoc projects and requests as and when they come up.
The initial key objective will be ensuring the smooth transition from Sage 50 to Microsoft Business Central, ensuring go-live data fully compliant and coordinating training plans throughout the different departments within the business.

Key Responsibilities
⦁Ensure successful integration of new system and work towards being super user of the business
⦁Drive continuous improvement of end-to-end accounting practices
⦁Prepare and post monthly accruals, prepayments and similar accounting entries
⦁Aid preparation of annual budgets
⦁Creation of month end pack to communicate numbers and appropriate analysis - including product profitability
⦁Assist in preparation for annual audit
⦁Deal with cash flow forecasts and monitor accuracy going forward
⦁Assist in VAT and HMRC processes


Key Skills
⦁Strong technical accounting knowledge
⦁Excel and modelling
⦁Ability to delegate and manage work of others
⦁Experience of processing both Purchase & Sales Ledgers AP and AR
⦁Can be either qualified by experience or have full qualifications
⦁Produced budgets
⦁Experience running annual audit

The Package
⦁£28,000 - £34,000 per annum
⦁Permanent vacancy
⦁Full Time 37.5 hours - 9-5pm (1 hour for lunch)
⦁20 days holiday + stat

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