Finance Assistant

£20,000.00 per annum


business GFM

location_on Colchester


Do you enjoy working in a fast paced organisation and like to achieve beyond what is expected? 

 Do you have the following skills?

  • Experience in a banking or finance environment
  • A high level of numeracy
  • Excellent organisational and IT skills including good excel skills

Please see full job description as shown below. 

If so, we would love to hear from. 


This full time position will incorporate a range of tasks performed by the Finance Department and will primarily include Banking and Purchase Ledger. 

 Reports to:         Chief Finance Officer

 Main banking Duties:

  • Reconcile receipts for postal bookings
  • Reconcile/process credit card receipts for web bookings
  • Reconcile receipts for charity donations
  • Prepare, complete and send out Charity Aid Foundation Cheques
  • Resolve all identified errors
  • Go to the bank to pay in monies when required
  • Processing refunds and additional payments when required
  • Challenging and resolving customer payment disputes
  • Making sure that the filing is done in a timely manner and all paperwork is up to date

 Main Purchase Ledger Duties:

  • Reconcile payment requests from Holiday Parks
  • Report all commission earnings
  • Raise commission invoices when payments made to parks
  • Managing the purchase ledger for Holiday Parks and dealing with queries when they arise
  • Making sure that the filing is done in a timely manner and all paperwork is up to date
  • Assistance with the finance team as appropriate

 Flexibility: to perform other duties, as and when required to ensure the smooth running of the organisation and to meet the needs of the business

 Professional Skills & Abilities

  • Experience in a banking or finance environment ;
  • Some knowledge of Double Entry Book Keeping;
  • High level of numeracy, with good Excel skills;
  • Experience of processing large volumes of payments;
  • Demonstrates the ability to achieve beyond what is expected;

 Interpersonal Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent organisational and I.T skills, with attention to detail and accuracy;
  • Effectively prioritises tasks in order to meet deadlines;
  • Consistently positive attitude towards their job and their colleagues;
  • Excels at operating in a fast paced organisation;
  • Ability to work as part of a team;
  • Excellent communication at all levels;
  • Being professional and thorough;

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