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Finance Assistant

Employer
Supplies for Candles
Location
Mexborough, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Finance Assistant



Salary:
£24,000 FTE dependent on skills and experience

Hours are 8.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday, but reduced hours (as low as 25 hours pw considered)

Office based Swinton - S64 8BH

The Company

Nicky Story Holdings is the holding company for a fast-growing group of online, market leading, retail and wholesale businesses primarily involved in the Home Lifestyle and Personal Care Sectors. Established in 2016 the company has experienced double digit growth each year and is looking to accelerate further growth both organically and through acquisition where appropriate. The major trading business is Supplies for Candles, with other group companies including Ava May Aromas & Glassprint.

OverviewThe Accounts Assistant will report to the Management Accountant and will be involved in all areas of Finance processing. The role will suit a candidate who has either completed or is engaged in studying for a finance qualification such as AAT. Full training in all aspects of the role will be provided.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities
  • Accounts Payable: Coding & processing of invoices. Supplier statement reconciliations & maintaining integrity of purchase ledger (for all group companies). Handling supplier queries & liaising with the purchasing team & line managers.
  • Accounts Receivable: Processing sales orders & sales invoices for one company. Managing the sales ledger (c 15 customers) including credit control
  • Bank: Allocating payments & receipts. Actioning reconciliations
  • General Ledger: Supporting the Management Accountant with reconciliations & analysis.
  • HR: Being the key administrator of the HR system, processing new starters, leavers etc
  • Payroll: Processing Time & Attendance data on a periodic basis
  • Ad-hoc reporting & tasks
  • Helping with VAT & other statutory returns
  • The above involves the use of the groups systems (Orderwise & Sage)

Candidate Requirements
  • Bookkeeping, accounts payable, accounts receivable experience
  • AAT qualified or in progress (or qualified by experience)
  • Experience of working in a finance team (ideally within a SME /Owner Operated Environment)
  • Able to work independently but also a good team player with good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Well organised with excellent attention to detail and willing to adopt a hands-on approach.
  • Strong IT Literacy (including MS Office applications)

Interested in this Finance Assistant role? Please send your cv by return.

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