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Finance Assistant (Based in Hatfield AL9)

Bluebird Care
North Mymms, Hatfield, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time
We are an award winning care at home provider based in Old Hatfield (AL9).

Due to the high demands for our care at home service we are growing our team and on the search for an experienced Finance Assistant to join our small finance team.

The hours will be 09:30-15:00 on Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday.

Purpose of role

To process financial transactions such as invoices to customers, cash receipts and supplier invoices. Produce accurate and timely financial information throughout the year so the franchise owner can monitor the performance of the business towards profit goals.

Key responsibility

To organise and prepare accurate accounting records and produce timely financial information for the franchise owner, the company accountant and HMRC.


• Use accounting software to generate customer invoices and credit notes. Send out customer statements and liaise with customers to obtain any outstanding payments

• Check supplier invoices either against the purchase orders, or by obtaining approval from the member of staff who authorised the order. Input all supplier invoices into the system. Pay supplier invoices in a timely manner or pass to the nominated person who has control of the company bank account

• Maintain the chart of accounts (this is the named code of each account) in the software

• Pay other expenses on time or pass to the nominated person who has control of the company bank account. This may include payroll, HMRC payee/NI, corporation tax etc.

• Input any payments and receipts (including customer receipts) into the accounting system

• Reconcile all bank accounts on a regular basis to ensure their accuracy

• Produce financial reports regularly (monthly/ quarterly/ year-end) to enable the franchise owner to monitor the financial conduct of the business

• Maintain the petty cash fund (e.g. record cash receipts) and reconcile on a monthly basis

• Pay in cheques and cash receipts to the bank promptly

• Work closely with the franchise owner and company accountant to provide timely financial information as requested

• Complete national financial statistical forms when required

• Keep all information about customers and their families secure and confidential except where Bluebird Care policy requires you to share information to protect the interests of our customers

• Be prepared to work flexibly as part of the Bluebird Care team and follow company policies and procedures

• Process payroll in a timely manner and post the journal into the accounts system

• Process prepayment and accruals in the accounts on a monthly/quarterly basis

• Update the fixed assets schedule and process depreciation in the accounts software
Produce on a timely basis monthly/quarterly accounts for the franchise owner

This list is not exhaustive and from time to time you may be required to undertake additional duties.

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