Finance Assistant

£24,078 per annum

Monday – Thursday 8am–4:30pm / Friday 8am–1pm


Based in Wrexham, an opportunity has arisen to join an established and internationally renowned manufacturing company on a permanent basis. The Finance Assistant will assist the Finance Department across the areas of Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Costing. The successful applicant must be self-motivated, able to work under pressure to tight deadlines and flexible during busy periods.

Performance Objectives

* Providing cover for the Accounts Payable Clerk – preparing payment runs, processing purchase invoices, reconciling vendor statements and filing.

* Reconciling sales ledger.

* Preparing reconciliations, journal entries, accruals and prepayments.

* Data entry and master data maintenance on SAP.

* Assisting with the month end account closing duties.

* Daily day to day finance queries.

* Assisting with half yearly company stock checks.

* Supporting the Finance Department with administrative tasks.

Person Specification

* Experience in finance related or accounts assistant roles.

* Strong communication skills.

* Good organisational skills and a flexible approach.

* Computer literate and competent in Microsoft Office.

* An eye for detail to accurately record and input data.

* A minimum of 5 GCSEs, including Maths and English.

* Previous experience of SAP (or other accounting/integrated manufacturing software) would be desirable.

* Advanced Excel skills.


* Flexible working hours.

* Employer contributory pension scheme.

* Educational sponsorship.

* Attendance bonus and long service awards.

* Sports & Social club for discounted events tickets and prize draws

* Subsidised canteen.

* Onsite parking.

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