Finance Officer

Posted 12 days ago by Oasis Personnel
Location West End Job Type Full Time - Contract
Salary £26k - 30k per year Sector Accountancy
Reference 33024

Job Title:          Finance & Operations Officer


Location:        Haynes West End, Bedford MK45


Job Purpose:  To coordinate and deliver the Financial and Administrative processes


We are seeking a highly organised and motivated person with the necessary skills and hands on approach to support the finance and administrative processes.


Ideally you have experienced in using the current Sage 50 cloud software packages. You must also be confident in building and maintaining excel spreadsheets.


You must be prepared to work in a busy environment, working as part of a team and independently.

The role may also have responsibility for other specific projects and tasks.


Main Duties and Areas of Responsibilities:

  • To coordinate, process and maintain
  • Accounts package (currently SAGE) processing including
  • Sales Ledger
  • Purchase Ledger
  • Nominal Ledger Understanding
  • Account & Petty Cash Reconciliations
  • Donations and Gift Aid
  • Visa /card services reconciliations


To prepare and maintain and report on the Management Accounts

  • Prepayments                                                 
  • Accruals                                                         
  • Fixed Assets                                                  
  • Depreciation                                                   
  • Journals                                                         
  • Bank Reconciliations                                     
  • VAT Returns & Reconciliations
  • Trial Balance
  • Profit & Loss
  • Balance Sheet


Provide support

  • Management Account Reporting
  • Year End Preparation
  • Annual Report and Statutory annual accounts
  • Liaising with Auditors, Bank Manager, appointed Legal Advisors and VAT specialist


To prepare, maintain and report on Payroll / HR tasks

  • Preparation and maintenance of staff contracts and staff files
  • Analysis and reporting of resources and timesheets
  • Analysis and reporting of absence and holiday records
  • Processing of monthly payroll inclusive of PAYE and online submissions
  • Preparation and maintenance of Pension records
  • Payroll Year Ends - On line filing
  • Check, maintain and process expenses claims


Hours of work: Full Time role - 37.5 hours per week

Annual leave entitlement: You will be entitled to 28 days annual leave plus public holidays (pro rata), increasing to 33 days after 5 years.

Pension: A Stakeholder Pension is available with employer's contribution of 3-5%

Vehicle & travel requirements: On occasions you may be required to visit other offices in the Leighton Buzzard area. A mileage allowance is given for travel

Hybrid working 1/2 Days - This will begin after the training period has ended

If you are interested, please get in touch ASAP or if this is not the exact role you are searching for please do not hesitate to contact me directly to discuss other opportunities.

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Oasis Personnel


Oasis Personnel Ltd was founded in 2003 and is a reputable recruitment company with 15 years’ experience in recruiting temporary and permanent staffing solutions for a wide range of clients in the ...

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