Finance Officer – J1339HF

Finance Officer – J1339HF

Job Reference: J1339HF
Job Location: Hastings
Salary: £20k - £22k
Job Type: Permanent
Contact: Harriet

Varied Finance Officer position for excellent book keeping company based in Hastings East Sussex. You will work alongside an excellent team of accounts staff supporting local business with all their book keeping needs. Our client is a forward thinking firm is working from a cloud based programme called Xero, previous experience is desired but is not essential. To be considered for this role you will be at minimum level 3 AAT qualified and proficient in Sage.
Job Purpose:  To ensure all clients accounts are balanced and reconciled.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
1. To be Xero certified within the first 12 months of working at the company and remain certified

2. To ensure supplier statements reconcile to the balance on the clients’ accounts package – chase with supplier or client if there are discrepancies. Enter on contra items between company and supplier account should there be a crossover of services. Also ensure the sales ledger is correct

3. To provide Xero training through zoom or off site as and when required

4. To be confident in the setup of a new Xero account – to ensure all data entered correctly and as per client spec. To offer ongoing support in respect of Xero (How To guides) and any add ons (Receipt bank)

5. To post payroll, prepayment and accrual journals. Ensure postings to the ledger are consistent both in terms of allocations of nominal codes and VAT groupings

6. To capitalise items and provide copies for the F.A.R

7. To create payroll template forms for the Finance Administrator to issue by the 15th of each month.

8. To run payroll as per client submission – to only submit to NEST and HMRC once approved by MD

9. To submit the VAT return to HMRC either manually through the government gateway portal or through the clients accounts package

10. To calculate the CIS return and confirm amounts to be entered on the CIS deduction statements (to be circulated by the Finance Administrator). To mark any deductions suffered on the payroll software

What’s next?
Interested? Please email your cover letter explaining how you meet the criteria for this vacancy, along with your up to date CV to
The RSE Group aim to respond to all applications personally.  However due to the high number of applications we receive, we regret this is not always possible. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 14 days of your application, please be advised that you have not been successful in this instance.

Application Notes

Click the link below for an application form. Please forward with your up to date CV – ideally in Word format.

Application Form in Word format



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