Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 9 months ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Office Support
Contact Name: Russ Malin

Russ Malin

Recruitment Consultant - Office Support

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Finance Assistant

Job Description

We are recruiting for an experienced Finance Assistant to join a leading Leicester manufacturer. Employing over 130 staff and with a turnover in excess of £9 million pounds. This role is based in Leicester and the working hours are Monday to Friday 08.00 to 16.30.


Basic salary of £22,000 to £26,000 per annum

Company pension


Free Parking

Duties include

Oversee payroll for all staff (circa 130 staff of which 90 are hourly paid)

Purchase and Sales Ledger duties

Credit Control

Checking and processing weekly expenses

Ensuring the Accounting system is operated to provide completeness and accuracy

Control the payments for all business expenses by cheques, BACS

Liaise with all professional bodies to include HMRC, Banks and external Accountants

Assist with new acquisitions and ventures

General administrative support for the Operations Director and other management

Key Skills

A recognised Accounts / Finance qualification is preferred

Strong IT skills including the use of Excel and word

Practical, flexible attitude with a hands-on approach

Excellent communication skills with the ability to liaise with people at all levels

An organised and methodical approach to working

An honest and discreet attitude when dealing with company accounts

Sage Accounts Package knowledge is essential

Full working knowledge, and understanding, of all aspects of PAYE and wages systems.


This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Staffing Solutions only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

Whilst we endeavour to contact you following your response due to the high volume of applications this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application has not been successful.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Barker Ross Group who is acting as a recruitment agency.

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