Finance Assistant

Accounts Assistant - Bury, North West

Ref: 525Thursday 10 November 2022

£20,000 - £24,000 (depending on experience)

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Based in Bury, North Manchester, our client is a market leader within its sector with an excellent reputation in the marketplace. Currently seeking a Finance Assistant to join their team, you will be working 37.5 hrs per week, Monday – Friday with a flexible start time. This job can be office based or hybrid with both home and office working.


Reporting to the Financial Director, as Finance Assistant your responsibilities will include:

  • Weekly bank reconciliations for 14 bank accounts
  • Managing the direct debit facility
  • Weekly advance payment reconciliations
  • Preparation of weekly statistics
  • Preparation of the supplier payment run, both monthly and weekly
  • Processing payments on Barclays electronic banking for approval
  • Stock checking and valuations
  • Supporting group cash flow management
  • Support for annual audits
  • Preparation of weekly forecasting
  • Assisting the Financial Director with additional duties and administrative support
  • Support in reviewing procedures


This job will suit an experienced Administrator or Finance Assistant that has a good eye for detail and an inquisitive nature. You must have strong analytical skills, be extremely organised and be able to work to your own initiative. Working in a small team, you will need to be a real team player with a positive, can-do attitude. Knowledge of Sage and good Excel skills would be advantageous but full training can be provided.


  • Free Onsite Parking
  • Smart casual dress code
  • 22 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • 37.5 hours per week with a 30 minute paid lunch break
  • Annual company/individual performance bonus
  • Annual salary review
  • Pension scheme
  • Genuine opportunity for progression



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