Finance Assistant

  • Job Reference: RE0817FA
  • Date Posted: 7 June 2024
  • Recruiter: Rise Executive Search
  • Location: Leicester
  • Salary: £25,000 to £28,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Pension & other benefits TBA free on site parking
  • Sector: Accounting, Administration
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Paul Brewin
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01623 640544

Job Description

Finance Assistant up to c. £27500 + bonus & excellent benefits, hybrid working option 2 days per week, free on site parking.

Rise Executive Search are excited to be working with our Client, a global organisation based in Leicestershire.  Due to expansion, this is a newly created role for a Finance Assistant to join a busy and vibrant team where no day is the same. You may have experience working within a finance team, be an AAT studier or have recently graduated with a finance or accountancy degree.

Supporting the Accounting and Administration Officer, this role will be reporting to the Head of Finance and will offer the opportunity of varied experience in the finance and accounting department along with the continued development of the successful candidate.

Specific duties:

  • Sending out purchase ledger invoices for authorisation
  • Take received invoices and upload into SAP accounts payable
  • Upload internal expenses into SAP accounts payable
  • Assist in processing payment runs on a weekly basis
  • Send out remittance advices for payment where necessary
  • Filing of invoices and expenses
  • Preparing reports such as carbon footprint report and cost centre reports
  • Maintain business mileage and expenses accruals spreadsheets
  • Maintaining spreadsheets for Tax pack analysis
  • Some minor IT content such as sourcing, registering and setting up of laptops & workstations. Liaising with main IT Team where required.
  • Liaise with internal & external business partners
  • Ad-hoc administration support to the rest of the team

    Personal Attributes / Experience:

  • AAT qualification, recent Degree or experience in supporting finance activities
  • An overall understanding of purchase ledger
  • SAP experience orsimilar
  • An interest in IT to some extent would be ideal
  • Well organised with a professional approach to customers
  • Excellent written and spoken communication
  • Highly self-motivated and disciplined
  • Logical approach to problem solving and solutions approach to task management
  • The ability to be flexible and adaptable to change

To register your interest contact us with an up to date CV and we will be pleased to call you for a confidential discussion.