• Danielle Grant

Finance Assistant (Hastings)

Our client is looking for a finance assistant to join their team in Hastings.

Main Duties


  • Collation and payment of weekly and monthly payroll via internal processing system – Xero.

  • Ensuring all submission files are recorded and submitted accordingly.

  • Upkeep of changes to personnel details

  • Overseeing pension contributions and submission

Bank reconciliations

  • Reconcile all bank accounts and credit cards on Xero and provide reporting to the Directors


  • Create monthly and annual reports – i.e. balance sheet, Profit and loss, Cashflow, site budgets, weekly/monthly site labour, applications vs monthly costs and adhoc reports etc for Director review

  • Produce monthly CIS/VAT returns for submission

  • Monitor and track cashflow for Director review

  • Manage supplier accounts including supplier payments/relationships/statements etc

  • Manage payment/application process for clients

  • Manage direct debits, general overheads etc


  • Collation and payment of adhoc and weekly expenses

  • Ensuring records are maintained

Book Keeping

  • Recording applications for payment

  • Logging invoices onto Financing system and day to day book keeping tasks.

  • Maintain log of final accounts/maintenance complete/applied

Dealing with supplier/client account queries

  • Provide the main financial point of contact for external suppliers and clients.

  • Ensure correct company information is provided to allow for invoice payments, valuations etc.

Management support

  • Providing relevant information to internal management regarding forecast figures, labour costs etc.

  • Invoice financing

  • Set up new client credit limits

  • Load monthly invoices and apply for invoice finance on applications, collating and providing contract documentation and required information as required.

  • Monitor credit split across Client sites and liase with Aldermore as required.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Proven experience of at least 2 years within an accounting/bookkeeping role.

  • Must have experience working on Xero

  • Must have experience of working with Invoice financing

  • A keen eye for detail, well organised and analytical

  • Must be computer literate, with experience of using payroll software

  • Excellent interpersonal skills to maintain client/supplier existing relationships

  • A proactive approach to work and an understanding of your contribution to the company as a whole.


  • Monday to Friday

  • 8am – 5pm

  • 40 hours a week

We will try to respond to reply to all applications. If, however you have not heard from us within 7 days you have been unsuccessful with this particular role. You are very welcome to apply to future advertisements advertised by CDH Recruitment Limited.

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