Finance Assistant

Finance Assistant

  • Location

    Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire

  • Sector:

    Finance Clerical

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £20000 - £22000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Ruby Webster

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    14 months

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Cherry Professional are recruiting for a fantastic business based in Burton On Trent who are seeking to employ a finance and payroll assistant on a 14 month contract basis.

Our Client has a proven track record of success and are a huge player within their market place. You will be working for a global company for a well-recognised brand.

The successful candidate will be responsible for essential finance administrative duties including preparing payroll information for the payroll bureau, purchase ledger, sales ledger, BACS payments and banking.

Key Responsibilities include:


Process monthly payroll as per the payroll manual ensuring a high standard of accuracy is maintained

Run the new starter and leaver payroll process ensuring salaries are calculated properly

Check salary increases/role changes and ensure the back pay is calculated

Ensure payroll is processed according to timetable

Assist in the preparation of payroll reports and statistics as required

Provide primary support for all payroll queries

Support for purchase ledger invoice processing

Sales invoice processing

Payment runs - bacs/chaps/faster payments/travel expenses/pro-formas

Monthly Cash Flow analysis actual spend for Finance Manager

Petty Cash Management - payments to members, weekly reconciliation


What we are looking for from you:


Highly numerate with an eye for detail

Intermediate Excel skills

Excellent written/verbal communication skills

Discreet and professional

Exceptionally well organised and efficient

Ability to work to tight deadlines

A high level of confidentiality

Effective time management

Flexibility and willingness to learn


The offer:

Competitive salary of £20,000 to £22,000 per annum
Supportive team with an excellent working environment.

Jobs you may have applied for include;, Finance Assistant, Accounts Assistant, Bookkeeper, Payroll Clerk, Accounts Administrator.

Cherry Professional are recruiting this role on behalf of the Client.