Finance Assistant

Goring -on-Thames | Finance and Accounts | £25,000 - £28,000 p.a

4 July 2024

Our client is a leader in luxury housewares design and innovation with a five-year expansion plan throughout the EMEA region. As part of the finance team, you will be a key player in process improvements to deliver a first-class central function and success across the business. You will offer expertise in the accounts payable function and reconciliations and possess an eye for detail with strong excel competencies.

Key Duties


  • Ensuring all supplier invoices are authorised, processed, and recorded accurately and timely into Sage
  • Process new supplier accounts into Sage
  • Analysing & processing supplier invoices as per customer project codes & departments
  • Dealing with suppliers’ queries courteously and efficiently
  • Ensuring all suppliers records are completely up to date and maintain a solid relationship with our suppliers
  • Processing employee expenses into Sage
  • Assistance with weekly UK and international payment run
  • Payables mailbox management
  • Maintain and reconcile duty and freight cost control
  • Prepayments for supplier invoices
  • Accruals for supplier invoices
  • Safeguard fixed asset additions
  • Soldo & Barclaycard reconciliations
  • Preparation of monthly international VAT returns including collation of VAT information and working closely with external VAT consultants
  • Assist with cost analytics and reporting
  • Assist with landed cost calculations, sales pricing and net profit reporting
  • Assist with annual audit queries
  • Assist with POP process development and improvements
  • Perform ad hoc finance tasks as required
  • You may be expected to perform different tasks to respond to the changing needs of the business


Education & Experience Requirements:


  • Partially or fully qualified AAT, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent
  • Advanced excel skills
  • Sage (200c) experience highly desirable
  • Highly organised and efficient – driven by priorities and deadlines
  • Enthusiastic and hardworking
  • Responsible, smart learner
  • Determined and open-minded
  • Customer-driven focus in everything you do
  • Good humoured and positive team player




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