Finance Assistant.

  • Blackwood, Caerphilly
  • Up to £30000 per annum

Finance Assistant

  • Blackwood, Caerphilly
  • Up to £30000 per annum
  • Posted May 23, 2023

Job Title: Finance Assistant (Maternity cover)
Location: Blackwood
Salary: Up to £30,000 a year depending on experience

Hours: Full time. Monday – Friday

Here at The Recruitment Co we are currently recruiting a Finance Assistant to work for a company based in the Blackwood on a fixed term contract covering maternity Cover- 9-12 months

You will be covering all functions of the Creditors and Debtors Ledgers to be carried out correctly/timely each month. Cashbook and related duties. HMRC related returns. Maintain Creditors Ledger and supplier payments. Maintain Debtors Ledger – Liaise with Aftermarket & Business units when required to settle overdue amounts. Provide basic cover for Finance Accountant where necessary.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Process received supplier invoices, match with GRN, obtain authorisation and post to ledger in readiness for payment
  • Weekly & Monthly payment of suppliers
  • Supplier statement reconciliation
  • Intercompany balances
  • Credit Card Spend Control


  • Chase outstanding debts
  • Daily Bank postings
  • Intercompany balances and recharges
  • Process credit notes & miscellaneous invoices


  • Update weekly Prototype/Development/Tooling sales and raise invoices for the PDT product groups
  • Responsible for cashbook postings
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Process employee expenses with project analysis
  • Internal & External Audit preparation

General Duties

  • Petty Cash
  • Report to Finance Accountant for any day-to-day work issues
  • Book travel for employees once authorisation provided
  • Maintain pool cars and issue as required to employees for travel

Required Experience

  • Maintain a high standard of Health and Safety based upon safe working practices and support environmental initiatives
  • An interest in Finance is essential. GCSE in Maths or its equivalent is essential. Qualification or working toward a Finance related qualification is desirable
  • Motivated and a self-starter & able to work on own initiative. Need for drive, enthusiasm, and confidence to identify areas of improvement within the Finance functions is essential.
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Ability to liaise with customers in an effective manner
  • Experience of ERP system (SAGE200 required, with Sicon WAP desirable)
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel is desirable
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills
  • Ability to communicate information, whether technical or non-technical to internal stakeholders and customers, in a clear and concise manner
  • Valid UK Driving licence


  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays.
  • Excellent Salary Sacrifice Pension Scheme (Employee Contribution uncapped Employer contribution up to 15%).
  • Life Insurance (6 times annual salary).
  • Access to pool cars for travel.
  • Company laptop.
  • Free Parking.
  • Flexible Working Policy.
  • Homeworking Policy.
  • Employee Events.
  • Recognition Awards.
  • Training and Development (Internal & External).
  • Share Save Schemes.
  • Salary Sacrifice Scheme- Cycle to work scheme.
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Perks at Work Discount access.

    If you are interested in this role then please apply now!


The Recruitment Co. is an equal opportunities employer and we’re committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

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