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Finance Assistant

Job Description

Finance Assistant



I am currently seeking an enthusiastic and pro-active individual to join as a new addition to my clients fast pace finance department. Within this role you will be offered a great chance to develop your skills and gain exposure to other areas within accounting.

The role will entail-

  • Processing Cashbook entries, reconciling bank data to Finance system for all entities under their responsibility.
  • Calculating and processing all monthly journals and account reconciliations for all entities under their responsibility, ensuring accuracy and timeliness in completion. (journals include accruals/prepayments and interest calculations)
  • Producing monthly Trial balance analysis and commentary on all entities under their responsibility.
  • Producing accurate and meaningful monthly reconciliation of all key nominals.
  • Providing back up support for mortgage accounting on an adhoc basis as required.
  • Work effectively at team level to support the team so that it meets its objectives and goals on a day to day basis.
  • Audit support for year end.
  • Manage relationships within the organisation as required to deliver specific role accountability's
  • Undertake one-off pieces of work in response to requests from line management
  • Opportunity to become acknowledged expert in specific accounting areas (e.g. IFRS9, hedge accounting, EIR)
  • When time permits contribute to improving management accounting analysis.

Key Skills

  • Excel skills - V-Lookups, Pivot Tables & Sumifs
  • Experience in using Oracle, specifically E-Business Suite is desirable however not essential
  • AAT/ACCA/CIMA studier or equivalent
  • Understanding of double entry and basic accounting terminologies

Key Attributes

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Can-do/Get involved attitude
  • Enthusiastic, pro-active and inquisitive
  • Open to challenge

Parkside Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Parkside Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.