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Finance Assistant

  • Location: Stockport
  • Salary: £28,000 - £34,000 per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 9 days ago

  • Sector: Finance & Audit
  • Contact: Gemma Cardew
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 883 2816
  • Expiry Date: 02 August 2024
  • Job Ref: GC/11890 (S)

MERJE are partnered with an accident management business in their search for a Finance Assistant to join their team.

Your new role:


- Assist with accounts payable and accounts receivable processes

- Prepare and process invoices, purchase orders, and expense reports

- Reconcile bank statements and credit card transactions

- Assist with payroll processing and maintain employee records

- Maintain accurate and up-to-date financial records

- Assist with month-end and year-end closing procedures

- Support the bookkeeping team with general administrative tasks


- Proficiency in accounting software such as Xero, QuickBooks, or Sage

- Strong attention to detail and accuracy in data entry

- Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize tasks effectively

- Basic understanding of bookkeeping principles and practices

- Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

- Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a team environment

Other Responsibilities include:

  • Generating any general invoices for insurers or work clients.

  • Keeping a log/spreadsheet of all invoicing and reconciling.

  • Managing internal financial model/management accounts.

  • Liaising with our external bookkeeper and accountant for preparation of year end accounts and VAT returns.

  • Checking and querying invoices from larger complex providers such as copart and other cross hire providers to make sure we are being invoiced correctly.

  • Reconciling and arranging payment of client money in and out of our account.

  • Reviewing and handling parking tickets / fines.

  • Keeping a simple spreadsheet of all payment packs issues along with settlement info.

This is a full time office based role in Stockport.

Applicants must be located and eligible to work in the UK without sponsorship. Please note, should feedback not be received within 28 days, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. In applying for this role, you may be registered on our database so we can contact you about suitable opportunities in future. Your data will be managed in accordance with our Privacy Policy, which can be found on our website. If you would like this job advertisement in an alternative format, please contact MERJE directly.