Finance Assistant

Taunton, United Kingdom | Permanent, part-time
| £20,000 - £23,000 per annum (Salary Dependent on Experience)
Ref: MK14 (1 week ago)
A fabulous and exciting opportunity has arisen to join a market-leading family run business, as a Finance Assistant on a permanent, part time basis. Based in a stunning rural setting, this role is easily accessible by public transport.

As the Finance Assistant you will be working closely with the Finance Manager as part of a team of three - to assist and provide support covering all office account procedures, including national & international sales.

Key responsibilities of the role will include:

• Checking and approving payments to suppliers
• Maintaining Sage 200 including the setting up of new product and nominal codes and price lists
• Preparing industry specific tax reporting, HMRC duty and monthly returns
• Looking after purchase and sales ledger
• Performing daily reconciliation of shop, café, bar and restaurant takings
• Monitoring and posting petty cash
• Providing cover for weekly and monthly payroll when needed
• Ensuring all ad-hoc requests from management are dealt with and responded to in a timely manner
• Reviewing and preparing quarterly VAT returns when requested
• Producing debt collection lists and following up with the Debt Controller on any overdue invoices on request
• Assisting with improvement of financial controls and systems, ensuring robust financial reporting

In order for you to be able to fully assist the Finance Manager, you will undergo appropriate training to gain a full understanding of office procedures - which influence accounts and book-keeping.

To be successful in this post, it is imperative you have an enthusiastic but unflappable nature with the willingness to improve our Clients’ in-house procedures. You will need to possess your AAT qualification and will ideally have experience of operating within the hospitality / retail industry.

On offer is a very competitive salary, combined with a strong benefits package. Hours of work will be 24 per week, preferably operating over 3 consecutive days with 28 days holiday a year pro rata (including Bank Holidays). Free on-site parking is also available.

Our client is looking to move quickly on this vacancy, therefore to express an interest, please submit your CV now.

Change Recruitment Services Limited provides services as an Agency and an Employment Business, and is committed to equal opportunities for all candidates.

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