Finance Assistant

1 week ago

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Role: Finance Assistant

Salary: £25817.12

Location: Rotherham

Hours: Monday- Friday 9am-5pm


  • Onsite parking
  • Mileage covered
  • 29 days holidays +BH (pro rata)
  • 10% pension
  • Westfield health
  • Retail discounts and offers
  • Sick pay policy

Working within the Finance Department undertaking a varied range of tasks and responsibilities. This will include assisting the Finance Manager with a wide range of transactional duties to support the accounts function, including month end reporting and VAT returns. This role will also assist with the delivery of payroll services provided by the Organisation to external clients. Responsibilities include assisting with the processing and payment of the Organisation’s Educational Grants.

  • Inputting data onto Sage 200, including purchase, sales and nominal ledger transactions.
  • Checking supplier invoices and reconciling supplier statements.
  • Along with the Finance Manager, follow up queries with suppliers and liaising with Senior Management to resolve queries.
  • Assisting with supplier payment runs, raising remittance advices and allocation of payments on Sage 200.
  • Performing monthly bank reconciliations on Sage 200.
  • Support the Finance Manager to prepare and process Quarterly VAT returns.
  • Raising sales invoices, month end statements, allocation of receipts and monitoring debtors.
  • Calculating and processing month end accruals and prepayments.
  • Preparation and posting of journals.
  • Checking and processing of staff expenses.
  • Support the finance functions within our regional offices and liaise with wider staff teams.
  • Assist in the day to day running of the Finance Department and support the Finance Manager with a varied range of administration duties.
  • Preparation and processing of weekly/monthly payroll onto Sage 50 payroll for external clients, ensuring returns to HMRC and pension providers are delivered in line with regulatory requirements.
  • Maintaining pension information for associated payrolls and assisting clients with pension declarations.
  • In coordination with the Finance Manager, administer the Organisation’s Educational Grants, responding to enquiries, processing of applications, upkeep of applicant register, communicating and raising queries with applicants and processing of grant payments.
  •  Assist with monitoring multiple Outlook mailboxes.
  •  General office duties as required including staffing the main telephone switchboard, dealing with incoming and outgoing post, greeting visitors and provision of back-up cover/holiday support to ensure effective running of the office.
  • Undertake additional tasks which may be reasonably required to meet the Organisation’s needs.


  • UK Driving licence
  • Administration experience within finance
  • GCSE grade C or above in Maths and English (or equivalent)
  • Excellent IT skills, including a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Excellent administrative skills including a systematic approach to administrative duties.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills to enable professional interaction with a wide range of contacts, both internal and external.
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to organise and plan own work.
  • Excellent attention to detail, with the ability to maintain a high level of accuracy.
  • A flexible and adaptable approach to work including the ability to prioritise and re-prioritise.
  • Ability to deal with sensitive information with discretion and to maintain confidentiality.
  • Experience of working within an accounts environment.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and take direction accurately.


  • Experience of Sage 200
  • Experience of Sage 50 payroll
  • AAT qualification although this is not essential.
Glu Recruit LTD are an equal opportunities employer and are acting as a recruitment agent in the hiring of this role.

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