2143 Finance Assistant

  • Reference:2143
  • Sector:Accountancy
  • Job Type:Full Time
  • Contract Type:Permanent
  • Town/City:York
  • Salary:£18,000
  • Posted:16/06/2017

Our client in York is looking for a Finance Assistant to join their team on a full time permanent basis.

The role encompasses a wide range of duties within the Finance department with additional cover of the Office Manager/Personal Assistant duties.

Broadly this role includes sales invoicing, credit control, UK and Far East purchase ledgers, bank reconciliations, VAT returns and royalty reporting providing cover for the PA and some general office duties.



*Chasing and checking of proof of deliveries, liaising with operations should there be any discrepancies, and ultimately raising the sales invoice.

*Making sure that the sales invoice is delivered to the customer by the appropriate means such as email/edi/wesupply/suppliview and that the HSBC invoice discounting system is updated accordingly.

*Be the first point of contact for customer debit note queries.

*Assume responsibility for collecting and chasing outstanding debts, flagging any issues to the Management Accountant.

*Maintenance of both the UK and Far East purchase ledgers to include registering invoices, issuing for authorisation, full analysis, timely payment generation and statement checking. 

*Monthly reconciliations of all company bank accounts, invoice finance accounts and credit cards. Being responsible for the timely submissions of the invoice finance reconciliations to HSBC.

*Processing monthly VAT returns and ensuring submission before deadlines.

*Calculating monthly royalty liabilities and submitting quarterly royalty statements to licensors.

*Being responsible for the completion of monthly customer profitability and marketing contribution spreadsheets.

*Covering all essential duties of the PA where there is cross over into the afternoon or in periods of absence.

*Any other duties reasonably requested by the Management Accountant or Finance Director.

The Candidate:

*Be able to act under their own initiative and discretion. 

*Have an administrative flair, a confidence with numbers and the ability to be totally confidential.

You will be working 08:30am – 5pm Monday – Friday and our client is offering a salary of £18,000 per annum dependant on experience.

If this job sounds of interest to you then send your CV to

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