Finance Assistant

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Salary : GBP20000 - GBP25000
Location : Guildford
Post Date :
Employment Type : Permanent
Job Order Number : 468423
Line of Business : Accounting and Finance

Description :

Robert Half Guildford are partnering a specialist insurance comparison service provider to recruit a Finance Assistant/Assistant Accountant.

The Role

Teamed with some of the UKs best known brands and a panel of leading brokers the finance function is currently undergoing re-structure following a period of growth.

As Finance Assistant responsibilities will include:

  • Raise and input Sales invoices for selected business areas
  • Raise and input purchase invoices for selected business areas
  • Assist in the processing all aspects of the purchase and sales ledgers
  • Process staff expenses
  • Raise supplier purchase orders
  • Bank Reconciliations
  • Provide month end Management Accounting support.

The areas below will form the basis of measurements of success in this role:

  • Timely input of finance documents
  • Accuracy of information entered
  • Good levels of productivity in relation to volume and workload
  • Learn & administer company policy in relation to all internal accounting processes
  • Continuous improvement/best practice

Your Profile

The successful Finance Assistant will be an experienced transactional finance professional who can demonstrate a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail in previous roles.


  • Good Microsoft Excel Skills - you will be asked to complete and online assessment.
  • A self starter with the ability to 'get the job done'
  • Experience of working to deadlines
  • High attention to detail

Highly desirable:

  • Prior use of Sage Line 50
  • Experience within an insurance business.
  • Experience of high volume bank recs.

The Company

Based in central Guildford our client is a fast growing SME providing insurance comparison services to the UK market.

Salary & Benefits

£20 to £25k + Benefits (Including study support).

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply.

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Centrepoint House,
2 Denmark Road,
GU1 4DA Guildford,
Phone : 01483 409 750

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