Finance Assistant

  • Location:

    Altrincham, Cheshire:

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £18000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Halecroft Recruitment Ltd

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Working within the finance team, ensuring that the highest standards are applied to systems and processes. Undertake a range of financial and administrative tasks to contribute to the provision of the company's financial operations


  • Prepare Completion Deduction, Retention Release and Redemption documents
  • Post Completion, Retention Release, Redemption and Part-Redemption in Sage
  • Prepare Bank Transfers for Completion, Retention Release, Redemption and Part-Redemptions.
  • Ensuring bank receipts on Completions, Retention Release, Redemption and Part-Redemptions are received promptly.
  • Set up bank receipts on bank accounts for authorisation.
  • Ensure borrower statements are posted accurately,
  • Complete other ad-hoc finance requests.
  • Cover other Finance Assistants, during absences and busy times.
  • Support the Finance team in projects to improve control, process efficiency and business growth
  • Process all invoices payable in accordance with agreed procedures and timescales.
  • Raise all invoices receivable in accordance with agreed procedures and timescales.
  • Liaise with suppliers as necessary to help to deal with queries and dispute in regards to invoices and expenses
  • Liaise with debtors as necessary to help to deal with queries and disputes, to include the collection of debt in line with agreed procedures
  • Raise all invoices receivable in accordance with agreed procedures and timescales
  • Support the Finance team with the completion of all financial reconciliations
  • Carry out all banking activities, including receiving, receipting and recording income, and banking income in a timely manner
  • Produce reports and information to support other members of the Finance team.
  • Collect and sort and distribute all incoming mail
  • Maintain and manage Finance Department filing systems, and carry out other routine administrative tasks.
  • Act as the first point of contact for the Finance team for telephone queries and visitors to the department


  • Have good Microsoft Excel, Outlook and Word experience.
  • Have excellent numeracy and attention to detail and apply a methodical approach.
  • Be comfortable with change and invoking process change.
  • Be prepared to contribute to ideas to improve financial systems, processes and controls; and support their implementation.
  • Be able to manage competing priorities and deliver on time deadlines.
  • Cover colleagues' roles during periods of absences.
  • Be confident to escalate issues to management.

To apply: Forward your CV following the apply link in either Word or PDF format

Please Note: due to the volume of applications being received we can only respond to those offering the relevant
experience as outlined in the advert.

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