Finance Assistant

$35,445 - $40,509 yearly
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  • Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
  • Mar 22, 2024
Permanent Experience: Qualified Accountant Location: Office

Job Description

Finance Assistant Full Time, Permanent Peterborough Up to £28,000 - £32,000P.A In a nutshell… Our client is a global leader of manufacturing bespoke and intelligent solutions for their clients. Their products are sold all over the world with a huge presence in the UK. Established in the late 1800's, they are at the leading edge of creating innovative solutions for their customers all over the world. The successful candidate will work closely with the Finance Manager and will ideally have exposure to management accounts procedures. As Finance Assistant, you'll be putting into practice your organisation skills, strong communication and excellent teamwork as you support the day to day functions of the Accounts department. What's involved for the Finance Assistant… Production of journals for prepayments and accruals. Production of Company's Cash-flow. Assist with analysing and preparing monthly margin analysis. Assisting in the preparation of management accounts. Deputise for Finance Manager. Assist with payroll updates. Looking after the fixed assets alongside the inter-company accounting processes. Balance sheet reconciliations and subsequent variance analysis. Support the Accounts Payable & Receivable. Regular assistance with month end accounts production. Raising cheques/ approve bank payments when required. Audit assistance when required + other general office duties. What you'll need… Whilst the company appreciates that applicants may not have experience with all the above tasks yet, they do at least request you are: An active studier in AAT/ACCA or a qualified by experience. Have at least 2 years' experience operating within an accountancy role. Comfortable user of Excel and accountancy software. Effective communicator and willing to learn new skills. Experience with VAT returns and reconciliations is advantageous but not essential Reporting experience Confident manner. Strong team player. Ability to prioritise workloads. Experience of using Sage is desirable but not essential. Benefits for the Finance Assistant include: Competitive salary Excellent office working environment Company pension 24 days + 8 bank holidays + long service awards Free parking Life Insurance x3 Health shield scheme Eye care voucher scheme Career development coursesThis is a Full time, permanent Finance Assistant role, working Monday to Thursday, 8:30am - 5pm with a 4pm finish on Friday. Should you be interested in this position then please apply within. Applications from outside the UK will not be considered. 3Sixty Resourcing Ltd is an independent recruitment consultancy based in Peterborough supplying permanent and contract personnel across the UK. We have a wealth of experience operating in the permanent, temporary and contract industry. We take pride in providing the best customer journey for our clients and candidates covering the following areas: Office, Engineering, Technical, Manufacturing & Construction In order to view more information on this job press the APPLY NOW button below and it will take you to the source website

Working Hours

Full Time

Salary by Currency

This role in US Dollars has a minimum of $35,445 to a maximum of $40,509. In British Pounds it has a minimum of £28,000 to a maximum of £32,000. In Australian Dollars it has a minimum of $53,937 to a maximum of $61,643.


Governance and Control (for team members)

Everybody from the CEO to the newest intern plays an important role towards supporting governance and control. During this course participants will learn governance risk management compliance treasury and closing the books.

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Relationship Building

Relationships are at the heart of everything you do and are a fundamental component of your success. This course will teach you how to build brand new relationships from scratch and apply proven techniques to turn these individuals into your biggest supporters.

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Analysing and Reporting Performance

This module has been specifically designed to help finance team members identify the key metrics that are needed to manage performance across the business and turn these into a powerful set of KPIs that can be reported on dashboards scorecards and board reports.

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Good communication skills are a key differentiator between a great technical accountant and a trusted member of the business team. You will learn how to apply this within team meetings presentations email and instant messaging and written reports.

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High Performance Teams

During this course participants will learn the nine components of a high-performance finance team: purpose and vision alignment effective leadership thriving culture defined roles teamwork strong performance flexibility adaptability and continuous learning.

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Optimising Processes

During this course we discuss how finance teams can map out simplify and standardize processes and apply Lean Six Sigma principles to reduce waste. We cover automation and outsourcing and how you can benefit from Optical Character Recognition Robotic Process Automation Digital Transformation and Artificial Intelligence.

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Personal Effectiveness

Recent studies show that finance team members with high levels of personal effectiveness earn significantly more than their less-effective counterparts and progress far quicker through their careers. This course teaches you to set priorities organize your time and resources and stay focused on achieving your goals to a high standard.

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Best Practice Financial Modelling

This course teaches you the fundamentals of good modelling practice including the spreadsheet life cycle the FAST Standard the Calculation Block Flags and Factors how to review models and SMART Guidelines for financial modelling.

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Soft Skills

Research shows that soft skills contribute towards 80% of your career success and this is arguably even more the case for finance leaders. This course teaches you how the best finance leaders communicate effectively with their team build bridges between each department and develop trusted relationships with key stakeholders.

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Finance leaders are responsible for developing a well-rounded finance function that can keep up with the evolution of your business. During this module you will learn how to lead your finance function become a C-Suite business leader manage people drive the culture; and represent your business externally.

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