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Quest Employment

Finance Assistant

Job Title / Position: Finance Assistant
Job Ref no: FA/0001

Branch Location: Recruitment agency in Corby

Work Location: Kettering

up to 28,000

Shifts / Hours: Mon-Fri

Job Description:


Job Overview


The role of the Finance Assistant involves ensuring all documents is produced in an appropriate method as set out by the Management Accountant. The objective will be to establish and produce strong and precise reporting to underpin senior decision making within the business. Additionally, the Accounts Assistant will assist in achieving business targets and challenge the directors and heads of departments when identifying and analysing variances.


Attributes of the Accounts Assistant


  • Input supplier Invoices and raise sales Invoices,
  • Manage cash flow including processing/managing supplier payments for the business
  • Provide cover for credit control
  • Provide support in preparing statutory accounts and monthly management accounts
  • Preparing and submitting monthly VAT returns
  • Overseeing the Payroll function
  • Assist the team in improving internal processes and procedures
  • Overall responsibility for keeping the accounting software up to date
  • Reconciling the bank accounts including credit cards, and expenses
  • Recognise and account for prepayments and accruals
  • Analyse out certain costs as required by the directors
  • Maintain fixed asset register
  • Creating monthly payment runs
  • Raising ad hoc payments
  • Undertake ad hoc projects as required



  • Proven experience as an Accounts Assistant or in a similar role
  • Proficient in using accounting software (Sage)
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy in data entry
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and practices
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team


Quest Employment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and as an employment business for temporary recruitment.

Date Advertised: 19 January 2024
Date Closes: 23 February 2024

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