Finance Assistant

Posted: 14/01/22
Recruiter:Partner Recruiter
Location:Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Description: Salary: £31,000 FTE (working 24 hours per week)
Hours: 24 hours per week (flexible working/school hours)
Experience: Finance Assistant, Finance, Accountancy, Management Accountant, Currency, Bookkeeping, Finance Administration, Part-Time, School Hours, Flexible Working

The Opportunity

Thompson & Terry Recruitment are working with a well-established and expanding manufacturing business, based in Kidlington, who are looking to recruit an independent and autonomous Finance Assistant to their team.

As Finance Assistant reporting into the CFO, you will be solely responsible for the day-to-day operations of the company's finances. A big part of this role will be transactional led, however, you will also be heavily involved in the financial reporting and strategy side of the business.

As Finance Assistant, you will be responsible for preparing payroll, reporting weekly cash and sales, quarterly VAT returns, reconciling accounts, credit control and invoicing. Due to the nature of the company, their clients are invoiced in different currencies (Euros, Dollars and Sterling), so attention to detail is a must.

Our client currently uses basic accounting software Xero, but as part of this role, you will be involved in migrating this to a more specialist system. Therefore, they are looking for a real 'doer' that enjoys learning and someone who is ambitious to hit the ground running.

The successful Finance Assistant, must be autonomous and able to manage their own workload. As this role is part-time, our client are open to school hours and/or flexible working.

The Company

Our client are a well-established and expanding manufacturing business, based in Kidlington, with an excellent reputation for their specialist work.

This role is available on a part-time basis, with the client open to school hours and flexible working (24 hours per week within their core business hours).

Our client are passionate about their employees and as a reward for your hard work and dedication, they organise lots of social events, offer life insurance and a strong pension scheme.


* Experience within a comparable Finance Assistant or Management Accountant role

* Exceptional organisation skills, with a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel

* Experience of using digital accountancy software, Xero or similar

* Self-sufficient with the confidence to manage the day to day running of the finances of the business

Thompson & Terry Ltd, trading as Thompson & Terry Recruitment are an Abingdon based recruitment agency specialising in placing candidates into jobs in Oxford and around Oxfordshire. We typically source candidates for Sales, Marketing and office administration jobs. No terminology used in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of race, religion, gender, age or sex.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to a high volume of applications, if you have not heard from us within 5 working days, unfortunately, your application has been unsuccessful at this time

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