Job title: Finance Assistant

Hours: Monday – Friday, 9 am – 5 pm

Salary: £25, – £29, per annum

Location: Hatfield, Hertfordshire

Permanent – Full time

The Finance Assistant is responsible for supporting the Finance Director with all financial and accounting activities.


  • Book purchase/sales invoices/credit notes and purchase PDNs in the finance system, perform credit control in respect of key customers, record customer receipts, Identify supplier payments for processing, allocate invoices/credit notes/payments/receipts on AP and AR and reconcile accounts and agree/post adjustments Stock
  • Take responsibility for placing stock onto the Exchequer system and period end stock adjustments
  • Develop stock reporting in conjunction with Finance Director
  • All cash postings, arrange payments, reconcile bank/cash/credit card and factoring accounts, accruals/prepayments, control and post accruals and prepayments, complete balance sheet reconciliations, calculate and file VAT returns, complete management accounts/trial balance to first review stage
  • Develop ad hoc and regular reports/analysis in conjunction with Finance Director, update accounting records to reflect current position with aid of Finance Director, to maintain accurate records, filing and documentation
  • Person Specification

  • Experience within a similar role – 3 years preferred
  • Either one of the following would be an advantage- Degree in Accounting, Bookkeeping, Finance AAT either part qualified or similar field preferred or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • Experience of dealing with foreign currency
  • Enthusiastic team player
  • Must have excellent IT skills i.e., excel spread sheets, word documents. Experience of Exchequer accounting system also advantageous
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent time management and ability to prioritise the workload
  • Benefits

  • Pension scheme – enhanced company contribution
  • Christmas break
  • 20 days annual leave + Bank
  • Parking on site
  • Tea and kitchen facilities
  • Life insurance
  • Training and support
  • To apply for the role, send your CV via the link or feel free to contact Sam @ Adecco Welwyn Garden City on

    Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.