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Finance Assistant, Shrewsbury

£23,000 | Ref: BLB24798

Contract: Permanent

First advertised: Wednesday, 18 May, 2022


Ben Lees-Bowyer

Area: Shrewsbury

Job type: Permanent

Salary: £23,000

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Reference: BLB24798

Date added to website: Wednesday, 18 May, 2022


Prince Personnel are working with our Shrewsbury based client to recruit for a Finance Assistant on a permanent basis. This role will be to deliver the transactional and administrative support for the Finance Department. 

You will be responsible for:

  • Timely and accurately processing purchase ledger invoices
  • Day to day administration of the purchase order process system including monthly reconciliations of outstanding PO's and follow up queries
  • Updating the accruals and prepayments registers
  • Prepare the monthly VAT journal for approval
  • Statement reconciliations
  • Liaise with budget managers to ensure suppliers are efficiently and accurately maintained
  • Process sales invoices
  • Monitor and chase aged debtors
  • Prepare relevant transactional information for the management accounts process
  • Carryout relevant balance sheet control account reconciliations
  • Administer and collate the data for the monthly payroll processing
  • Deal with all pension queries for employed staff and contractors
  • Provide relevant support to the annual audit process
  • Ad-hoc project work to support the Finance and Management Accountants

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will have experience of working in a similar role. You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to manage high volumes of workload to tight deadlines and attention to detail with an analytical mind. You will also need strong MS Word and Excel skills.

The application process:

We will carefully consider your details and advise you if we're able to progress with your application within 72 working hours. If you do not hear from us within this time your details won't be retained. So, if you're not successful on this occasion, do continue to respond to future roles we advertise. In the meantime, all good wishes and continued success with your search for employment.