Finance Assistant

  • Location

    Melksham, Wiltshire

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £20000 - £24000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sherine Rose

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Startdate:


Calling all Finance/ Accountancy Graduates looking for an apprenticeships or College leavers looking for an entry level role into finance. This is an excellent opportunity to start at a growing UK brand based in Melksham.

You must have a strong desire to be in finance and study your AAT or ACCA/ CIMA.

The role:


  • Be the finance owner for the maintenance and reconciliation of multiple cashbooks, in various currencies (GBP/EUR/USD)
  • Process cashbook transactions in a timely manner.
  • Escalate and resolve unprocessed AR and AP transactions with the relevant teams.
  • Reconcile cashbook within agreed SLA timescales.
  • Monitor unreconciled items and escalate where necessary.
  • Maintain a robust and organised electronic archive system for cashbook transactions and bank reconciliations.

Group Treasury

  • Update Internet banking system with new/amended suppliers payee bank account details information in line with group policy.
  • Set up supplier payments for our international subsidiary company.
  • Raise ad hoc payments on internet banking system.
  • Raise transfers for settlement of intercompany balances.
  • Reconcile foreign currency cash.

Employee Expenses and Corporate credit card

  • Co-ordinate employee expenses submission timetable with the wider business to ensure expenses are received into finance in a timely manner.
  • Validate all incoming claims, ensuring the company expenses policy is adhered to, and challenging where necessary with the employee line manager.
  • Check Input VAT is claimed in line with HMRC guidelines.
  • Analyse/Code expenses for submission to the Accounts Payable team for processing onto Finance System.
  • Maintain a robust electronic archive system for expense claim forms and supporting receipts.

KPI Reporting

  • Assist with the weekly figure report preparation for Group reporting.


  • Assist with raising inter-company recharge requests to the accounts receivable team.

Intercompany reconciliations

  • Assist with the monthly intercompany reconciliations.

Month end

  • Prepayment calculations
  • Update Fixed Asset register and monthly depreciation charges.
  • Load journals onto AX via Atlas tool and archive supporting back up information into electronic folders.

Please apply if you are:

  • a recent graduate looking to start ACCA/ CIMA
  • A recent college leaver looking to start AAT
  • Organised and methodical
  • Detail orientated individual
  • Happy to challenge if something does not look/feel right.
  • Approachable and willing to learn.

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