Finance Assistant

30 June 20222022-06-30
Guildford, Surrey
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Our lovely SME Accountancy client is looking for a motivated, accounts person to join their organization.  This is a great role for a recent Accountancy/Finance graduate who is keen to get experience in all elements of a finance department. This is a really great company to work for and in return you will receive great support, a competitive salary, 25 days holiday, parking and Life Assurance

Duties will include:

    • Owning Purchase Ledger duties including:
      • Entering supplier invoices into Xero
      • Preparing payment runs for approval and uploading to the bank for payment
      • Deal with Purchase Ledger queries as appropriate
    • Owning Sales Ledger duties including:
      • Responsible for taking Direct Debit payments for customers
      • Creating invoices for new customers
      • Raising repeating invoices from new contracts
      • Amending invoices for any changes
      • Monitoring Quotes created by Account Managers to ensure swift billing once accepted
      • Ensuring any issues with customers are raised with appropriate Account Managers
      • Deal with Sales Ledger queries
  • Reconciling multiple bank accounts on Xero
  • Overseeing DD mandates
  • Managing Accruals and Pre Payments
  • Payroll preparation including staff changes & Commission calculation
  • Pension filing
  • Assisting with Management Accounts at month end including:
      • Monthly journals eg. accruals, cost reallocation
      • Prepayment management
      • Fixed Assets
      • Deferred Revenue
  • Helping with or creating ad hoc reports as requested by other teams
  • Ad hoc help as required by finance team and rest of company


  • Ideally studying or keen to study AAT
  • Numerate
  • Attention to Detail
  • IT Literate
  • Keen and willing to learn
  • Team Player
  • Self motivated