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Finance Assistant

Posted on Dec 10, 2019 by CV-Library

Exeter, Devon, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Our client is based on the outskirts of Exeter and are seeking a friendly and professional Finance Assistant to join their team. The main purpose of this position is to provide support to the Financial Controller and Finance Team, maintaining financial records and providing a complete finance service to the whole company.

This is a varied position which requires the successful candidate to be able to think on their feet, have strong attention to detail and prioritise their own workload. It is a great opportunity for a less experienced candidate to work closely with and learn from an experienced team. The successful candidate will have a positive ‘can do’ attitude and be willing to help in all arms of the business.


* Maintaining and updating the cashbook

* Bank reconciliations and processing payments

* Purchase ledger invoice processing

* Sales invoice processing

* Journal preparation and processing

* Plan, organize and manage own workload

* Assist in preparation of monthly management accounts

* Assist in end of year preparation and procedures

* Provide financial support to the business

* Any other duties that may be deemed appropriate to this role


* An ability to work independently and within a small team

* Confident and friendly manner

* High attention to detail and accuracy at all times

* Highly organised and able to respond to changing priorities

* Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines

* Excellent communication skills being able to communicate in a professional manner

* Computer literate with a good working knowledge of MS Office

* A positive and enthusiastic ‘can do’ attitude

* Previous experience working within a finance position would be advantageous but not essential

* Previous experience using SAGE would be advantageous but not essential, as training will be given

* Ability to work in an FCA regulated environment

This position would suit someone who is used to working in a small team and enjoys a varied and busy role. If you have some experience within an administration role and have an interest in finance or perhaps you are undertaking your AAT, then this could be a great role for you! Team fit is key, so if you are friendly and bubbly with a positive ‘can do’ attitude, we would love to hear from you.

Due to high volumes of applications we are unfortunately, unable to respond to everyone. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 3 working days please deem your application unsuccessful.

Keywords: Finance Administrator, Finance Assistant, Accounts Administrator, Accounts Assistant, Financial Services Administrator, Business Administrator, Data Entry, Administration, Office jobs, Administrator jobs Exeter, AAT, sales ledger, purchase ledger, Sage,

If you have the skills and experience stated, please apply NOW!

Disclaimer: Cathedral Appointments Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and as an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job, you accept our Privacy Policy which can be found on our website. Please be advised that if unsuccessful for this role we may hold your details on our database for 6 months, during which time you may be contacted for other suitable vacancies. If you do not want us to do this, please contact us

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