Finance Assistant

Job Details

  • Contract: Full Time
  • Hours: 39
  • Salary: On application
  • Posted On: January 4, 2022
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Are you good with numbers? Do you have a good eye for detail and love digging deep to get to the bottom of business accounting queries? Do you have some accounts or book-keeping experience and are currently looking for your next challenge, a role to learn and progress in?

If this sounds like you then please read on, due to our growth and expansion we could have a great opportunity for you.

About the Company

Level Developments is a world leader in the design, manufacture and assembly of mechanical and electronic angle measuring products, selling a diverse range of products across the world. Our company’s continued growth and success is based on a high level of specialised knowledge and the high performing team of people who work here. We have actively grown year on year since established in 1987. We continue to invest in our people, environment, equipment, and product development and remain focused on continued success.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

In this role you will work as part of the Finance team, and you will provide support to the wider internal administration team. You will carry out a variety of book-keeping tasks, communicate with customers and suppliers and provide accounting support to various internal departments.

Responsibilities include:

  • Understanding GDPR
  • Sales ledger: update sales invoices, create credit notes, enter receipts
  • Credit control: monitoring, statements, communication, update records
  • Purchase ledger: supplier invoices, remittances, reconciliation, enter payments
  • Journals: process, reporting
  • Banking: data entry of all bank transactions, reporting
  • Reconciliation: various bank accounts, trial balance accounts
  • VAT
  • Purchase order: monitor, check pricing
  • Stock: prepare reports, review activity, count where assistance required
  • Monthly payroll & pension processing
  • Reporting: KPI, monthly finance reports
  • Department equipment: maintenance, records, asset record keeping
  • E-mail, telephone, mail
  • Communication: Customers, suppliers, internal, regular meeting participation
  • Health & safety awareness: department risk assessment monitoring
  • Continuous improvement contribution
  • Assist/train others
  • Other necessary accounting duties
  • Willingness to learn and support other office administrative duties

Reporting into the Finance Manager, you will receive all the in-house training you need, and we are open to supporting AAT professional training to the right candidate.

 Essential qualifications and skills required:

  • Able to demonstrate concentration, accuracy, and attention to detail
  • Discreet, able to retain confidential information
  • Logical thinker, with excellent numerical skills
  • Accounts/book-keeping experience required
  • Competent Microsoft Office skills, proficient Excel user
  • Minimum GCSE level (or equivalent) in English & Maths
  • To be highly organised and work to a high output level
  • Able to prioritise and manage a busy workload
  • Good communicator
  • Excellent verbal and written English

Desirable qualifications and skills required:

  • AAT Certification
  • Sage Line 50 Accounts
  • Sage 50 Payroll
  • Knowledge of databases, preferably Microsoft Access


Progression opportunities would include, team management, financial management, purchasing, sales roles.

The Package we offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Performance and profit related bonus scheme
  • In house and external training where necessary
  • Bi-annual company events

This type of role typically has a high applicant rate, therefore, if you are really interested in this position, you must send a covering letter; explaining why you would like this opportunity and why you are the right person to be considered for this role.  Please ensure you have the essential skills/qualifications required before applying. Send your letter with your CV, we look forward to hearing from you.

COVID-19 considerations:
Common areas are regularly sanitised. All employees were masks when walking around the office and interacting with each other.

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