Job Vacancy: Finance Assistant

Our Ref: -1602791838
Location: Newport
Salary: £23k to £25k prorata

We are working exclusively with our SME client who are renowned for their high levels of service and teamwork ethics.  Based in Newport, you will be part of a friendly and supportive team.

Our client is open on whether this role is full or part time as they can accommodate both; Part-time is a 32-hour week, ideally over 3 or 4 days but they will also consider 5 shorter days, or 5 full days if full time.

The role would be office based but they will consider flexibility dependant on the candidate.


Reporting to the Head of Finance, the job holder will maintain both the sales and purchase ledgers, focusing on debt collection and managing supplier payments in line with company procedures.

  • Maintain the Aged Debtors, systematically follow up overdue accounts
  • Resolve customer disputes
  • Issue statements and copy invoices
  • Maintain the Aged Creditors
  • Reconcile supplier statements
  • Prepare supplier payment runs
  • Resolve supplier disputes
  • Ad-Hoc queries


  • Very good knowledge of a finance function, understand terminology, practises and procedures
  • People person who enjoys customer and supplier interactions
  • Excellent IT skills (knowledge of Xero preferred but not essential)
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Flexible and helpful team player

Salary and Benefits:
£23k to £25k (pro-rata if part time) + pension scheme + a holiday entitlement of 25 days plus bank holidays per annum.

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