Finance and Administration Assistant

  • £24000 - £26000 per annum
  • Cannock
  • Posted: 31/05/2024
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 387148597

Job Details

"If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.”  Isaac Newton.
Sheridan Maine is thrilled to partner with an innovative and dynamic business located in Cannock. We are seeking a dedicated and proactive Finance & Administration Assistant to join our client's thriving team. This is a fantastic opportunity to contribute to a forward-thinking company renowned for its commitment to excellence and innovation in the manufacturing sector.
As a Finance & Administration Assistant, you will provide crucial support to both the Finance and Human Resources departments. Your responsibilities will encompass a variety of clerical and administrative duties, ensuring smooth and efficient operations. You will also be expected to provide cover when required, demonstrating flexibility and adaptability.
Your responsibilities will include:

  • Handle a range of financial tasks including recording and inputting purchase invoices, reconciling purchase ledger statements, managing supplier payments, posting journals, and conducting bank reconciliations.
  • Provide support during the annual finance audit, assist with payroll processes (including pension contributions and PAYE/NIC liabilities), and perform intercompany reconciliations.
  • Optimise the use of Sage 200 for operational efficiencies and generate necessary financial reports.
  • Handle payroll processes, including pension contributions, expenses, and ensuring PAYE/NIC liabilities are settled.
  • Assist in HR administrative tasks such as ordering and distributing workwear, liaising with suppliers and contractors, and providing invoice query support.
  • Maintain and update company policies and procedures, manage records, and ensure compliance.
  • Collaborate with various departments to ensure smooth workflow and communication.
To be considered for the role of Finance & Administration Assistant, you will require:
  • Prior experience in a finance and administrative role, preferably within a manufacturing environment.
  • Competency in using Sage 200, CRM systems, and Inspire software is preferred.
  • Strong organisational skills with keen attention to detail.
  • A proactive and positive approach to work, with the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
If you are a motivated and detail-oriented individual with the required experience and skills, we would love to hear from you.  Please click on “apply” as soon as possible.
You are required to be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction.
Due to the high volume of applications, it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore, if we have not responded to your application within five days, please assume that on this occasion your application has not been successful.

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