Bookkeeper/Finance Assistant

  • £22000 - £26000 per annum
  • Southport, UK

Bookkeeper/Finance Assistant

Salary: up to £26,000

Location: Southport

In return, we offer

  • A competitive salary
  • Staff Discount scheme
  • Free Car Parking
  • Christmas Shut Down Period
  • Annual Hosted Event


  • Processing payments, invoices, income and receipts and entering data into accounting
  • software or databases then filing hard copies.
  • Tracking bank account balances.
  • Completing VAT returns.
  • Recording any inconsistencies to help the accountants reconcile inaccuracies.
  • Preparing employee wages.
  • Managing employee expense claims.
  • Helping the Accountants with administrative duties and preparing yearly accounts.
  • Manage credit limits on company cards.
  • Matching purchase invoices with purchase orders and delivery notes.
  • Liaising with internal staff, and external suppliers.
  • Managing departmental budgets
  • Keep records of receipts for any credit card purchases to ensure the Accounts/Finance

Department can record them quickly and efficiently.

  • Raise invoices, credit notes, cheque requests, and purchase orders when necessary.
  • Ensuring all company transactions are correctly processed and reported.
  • Carrying out all reconciliations on a timely basis and report on any irregularities.
  • Monitor costs from suppliers.
  • Proactively querying any apparent overspending and help reduce general costs.
  • Monitor costs from suppliers.
  • Pro-actively querying any apparent overspending and help reduce general costs.
  • Checking supplier and client statements.
  • Prepare suggested payments and process onto the banking system.
  • Production of accurate and timely invoices and distribution to customers.

Skills Required:

  • AAT Level 2 or equivalent.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Mathematics skills for accurate record-keeping.
  • Administrative skills for filing financial records.
  • Computer literacy, familiarity with spreadsheets, databases and accounting software such as Microsoft Office, Excel and Xero.
  • Multi-tasking and organisational skills to manage different financial duties, including the
  • ability to prioritise tasks in order to meet deadlines.
  • Interpersonal and customer service skills for dealing with customers, suppliers, and other
  • employees in the accounts department.
  • Communication skills, including the ability to explain complex financial matters in accessible
  • terms.
  • You will be responsible for several duties related to managing financial records.


If you feel that this position may be for you or you are interested in finding out any further information on this, then apply back to this advert and I will be in touch to discuss further. Alternatively, to find out more about this role privately please contact Melissa Powell on melissa @ or call Melissa on 07561-705-697.

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