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Finance Assistant

Hays A&F
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£24500.0 - £25000.0 per annum + Up to £25,000
Closing date
Jul 10, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, CIMA: Not qualified

Job Details

Up to £25,000

Monday to Friday (37.5 hours)

Flexible and remote working 1 day a week

Are you looking for an opportunity to develop your finance experience? Are you someone who has a connection with a charitable cause?
We are proud to be supporting The Mercury Theatre, a vibrant, welcoming artistic hub at the heart of the cultural life of Colchester. The team are looking to hire a finance assistant to support the smooth running of the finance department. This is an amazing opportunity to immerse yourself in a varied role surrounded by a friendly team and wonderful support system.

You will be reporting to the Finance Manager for duties and queries.

Your main responsibilities would be:

  • To maintain the accurate and timely usage of all finance systems and spreadsheets - inputting data, processing invoices, cash handling, bank reconciliations
  • Complete purchase and sales ledger transactions whilst keeping a record
  • Taking responsibility for petty cash disbursements, BACS payment
  • Assist with weekly/monthly payroll processing as required
  • Responding to correspondence on behalf of the Finance Department
  • Assist with cash handling, float reconciliation

The ideal candidate would have:

  • A background in finance and a good understanding of payroll, sales and purchase ledger functions
  • Confident ability to use online systems and spreadsheets within a paperless filing system
  • Great pride in their work and good sense of humour
  • Inquisitive and insightful questions or suggestions for the team
  • An interest in the theatre (desirable)

What you will get in return:

  • Wonderful opportunity to develop your finance skills and learn alongside professionals
  • Salary up to £25,000 and 28 days of annual leave, including bank holidays, increasing with each year of service
  • Flexible working hours and remote working 1 day a week
  • Study support and time off to prioritise revision around exam times
  • Full range of discounts and incentives at the Café bar and performances
  • Auto enrolment into the pension scheme

If this sounds like your next step, please click apply to submit your up to date CV or call Jess 01206766621

If this job isn't quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion about your career.

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