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Finance Assistant
Plymouth, Devon
c. £24,000 per annum

Our client, a leading south-west charitable organisation, is currently seeking a Finance Assistant to join their dynamic finance team on a permanent, full-time basis.

As the Finance Assistant, you’ll hold a crucial position, supporting both accounting and administrative functions. Your primary role involves efficiently managing the organisation’s finances. You’ll maintain precise accounting records, safeguard assets, and assist the finance team with administrative duties.

The responsibilities:

  • Maintain supplier contracts, records, and filing systems.
  • Process invoices, expenses, and online payments accurately.
  • Ensure VAT compliance and handle VAT matters.
  • Maintain financial systems compliance with legislation.
  • Manage IT resources effectively.
  • Assist with payment runs, petty cash reconciliation, and bank statements.
  • Handle supplier queries promptly and maintain high customer care standards.
  • Support preparation of management accounts and funding claims.
  • Conduct stock takes and assist with month-end tasks.
  • Propose improvements for department efficiency.
  • Manage finance department filing, archiving, and own workload effectively.
  • Provide reception cover for smooth office operations.

The candidate:

  • Proficient in IT, financial software, administration, teamwork, communication, and customer service.
  • AAT qualification or studying towards it, with academic achievement in Mathematics and English Language GCSE A*-C grade or equivalent.
  • Previous experience with Xero accounting software and in financial and/or administrative roles.
  • Capable of managing time and tasks efficiently, prioritizing effectively.

If you would like to know more about this Finance Assistant opportunity, please get in touch with Andrew Perring, here at Lloyd Barnes Accountancy Recruitment.

Ref: 14733

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Job Location: Plymouth
Job Type/Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £24000 per annum
Job Reference: 14733
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