Finance Assistant

Posted 15 September 2023
Salary £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus + Hybrid
Discipline Transactional & Part Qualified
Contact NameJack Moss

Job description

Finance Assistant | £25,000 - £30,000 + Bonus | Preston + Hybrid | Fantastic team and culture | Great staff benefits

Axon Moore are pleased to be working exclusively with a fantastic business, based near Preston, who are looking to recruit an experienced Finance Assistant to their friendly and supportive team in a multifaceted combining payroll with aspects of procurement, credit control and other ad-hoc duties.

This fantastic opportunity grants the successful candidate a generous salary, the chance to work from the office or from the comfort of your own home, a supportive team culture, as well as a generous staff bonus and a host of other benefits. As such, this role is well suited to experienced finance professionals who are personable, confident and competent.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Accurately process and manage employee payroll, including calculating wages, deductions, and overtime
  • Ensure compliance with payroll regulations and tax laws
  • Address payroll-related inquiries from employees promptly and professionally
  • Maintain and update payroll records and reports
  • Collaborate with department heads to determine procurement needs
  • Source and negotiate with suppliers to obtain competitive pricing and favorable terms
  • Streamline procurement processes to improve efficiency and reduce costs
  • Monitor and maintain accurate records of procurement transactions
  • Ensure that procurement activities align with budgetary constraints
Credit Control:
  • Monitor accounts receivable to identify outstanding debts and delinquent accounts
  • Develop and implement effective credit control strategies to reduce overdue payments
  • Communicate with customers regarding overdue balances and negotiate payment plans when necessary
  • Work closely with sales and customer service teams to resolve billing and payment issues
  • Maintain up-to-date records of all credit control activities
Required Skills and Experience:
  • At least 1 years’ payroll experience
  • At least 3 years’ generalised finance experience
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • Assured written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organisational and multi-tasking abilities
  • Good Microsoft Excel knowledge
  • Experience of working independently and as part of a team
  • Able to quickly adapt to change
  • Work efficiently towards meeting deadlines
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Company bonus (approx. £2k)
  • Hybrid/remote working
  • Company pension
  • 4x Life assurance
  • EV Scheme
Our local Lancashire Axon Moore team recruit all accounting and finance roles from CFO to transactional finance on both a temporary and permanent basis. For more information about this role or our wider team, please contact Jack Moss at or on 07432597035 see our website at