Finance Assistant

I am proud to be recruiting a finance assistant for Ridgeview Estate Winery, a successful privately owned business which is set in the heart of the glorious East Sussex countryside.  Reporting to a very supportive finance manager and working in small, dedicated accounts team, you will manage accounts receivable tasks from end to end, checking and verifying sales invoices as well as raising, identifying and resolving queries.  You will provide assistance to colleagues during busy periods, cover purchase ledger as required, and help with the preparation of month-end balance sheet reconciliations/reporting packs… so you will need to be an all-round accountancy superstar!

Here is an overview of some of the key duties you will be assisting with:

  • Sales ledger invoicing, statement processing and credit control.
  • Processing and balancing contra accounts.
  • Processing purchase invoices and making payments.
  • Reconciling Stripe month-end balances and credit card entries.
  • Liaising with the finance manager to issue budget packs to budget holders.
  • Month-end bank and income reconciliations.
  • Management of the accounts mailbox.

Our ideal candidate for this lovely varied role will bring the following experience, skills and attributes:

  • Accounts receivable and payable experience, ideally gained in a manufacturing environment.
  • A confident and proficient user of accounts systems and Excel to advanced stage.
  • Previous knowledge of Oracle Netsuite desirable (but not essential).
  • A passion for excellence.
  • Shows care and respect for others.
  • Able to quickly build trusting and lasting relationships.
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently.
  • Highly organised with strong attention to detail and with a passion for accuracy in operational/transactional processes.

If you are a hardworking finance assistant who loves to contribute to the success of both your team and company, then this could be an ideal move for you!