Finance Assistant, - Basingstoke

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Finance Assistant

Basingstoke RG21


Finance Assistant Duties

The Finance Assistant is to support the Financial Controller with day-to-day finance procedures which involves 3 entities PCF, PMK and PO. The core functions are below.


  • Purchase Ledger Entering Purchase Ledger invoices (Sage and Xero but NetSuite from Jan 23)
  • Bi-weekly supplier payment batches and emailing remittances. Second Authorizer for Bank payments.
  • Statement downloads and reconciliation
  • Creditors queries
  • Maintaining Purchase Order Log and ensuring committed expenses are tracked Keeping Accrual and Prepayment spreadsheet up to date and supporting documentation


  • Monthly Statement downloads
  • Entering commission invoices and raising payments *
  • Entering Petty Cash transactions *
  • Staff Expense – Entering and raising payments *
  • Office Account reconciliations
  • Dancerace do

Daily Balancing for 3 entities

  • Downloading statements from 2 banks
  • Converting bank files to import file into Sage
  • Recording daily movements in ledgers
  • Nominal Journal entry to Sage
  • Reconciling Sage entries to bespoke system
  • Bank Reconciliation of all client accounts

Any other ad hoc duties as required

The ideal candidate must have

• Purchase Ledger Experience

• Experience of at least one or more of Sage, Xero, NetSuite

• Intermediate or above Excel skills

• A ‘can do’ attitude • Calm and organized manner



• AAT Intermediate (or equivalent) is desirable

• or QBE with Sage/Purchase Ledger experience

• Proficient Skills in 365 products including Word and Outlook