Assistant to Finance Manager

Letchworth Garden City
£30,000 per annum
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An exceptionally well-respected organisation in Letchworth Garden City are currently recruiting for an immediately available experienced Finance candidate to support the team with all aspects of Payroll whilst assisting the Finance Manager with other daily/month end procedures undertaken by a small but efficient team.

Assistant to Finance Manager - Job Overview

Typically, your duties will include;

  • Managing an entire Payroll for approximately 120 staff including salaries, pension contributions and tax and NICs
  • Close liaison with HR to determine monthly changes to payroll
  • Monthly generation and completion of all associated payroll administration including payslips, BACS transfers, P45s/P60s/P11Ds etc
  • Pension returns, and other statutory returns required by the Head of Department
  • Overseeing both Purchase and Sales Ledgers
  • Bank Reconciliations of several accounts
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts
  • Assisting with budget preparation and monitoring department budgets
  • Keeping of accurate financial records
  • Cash collection, reconciliation and recording

Assistant to Finance Manager - Skills & Experience Required

  • Prior experience gained in a similar role essential
  • Recent payroll experience incorporating all the above
  • Strong bookkeeping knowledge
  • Ability to deputise for Head of Department when required
  • Formal qualifications such as ACCA/AAT desirable
  • MUST be available to start 1st October 2018
  • Strong team player with a can do, relaxed attitude
  • Excellent working knowledge of MS Excel with the ability to learn new software packages

Assistant to Finance Manager – Benefits Offered

  • £30,000 pa
  • Immediate temporary to permanent opportunity
  • Opportunity to work closely with several Heads of Department to build a slick, efficient team in a renowned local organisation
  • Benefits including enhanced holiday schemes & pension


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Please note Lawrence Dean Recruitment is acting as an employment agency & business.

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