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Finance Assistant

About the role

One of the UK’s largest Police Forces are looking to recruit a permanent Finance Assistant to work within their Accounts department.

The opportunity:

This is a full-time, 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday. This position offers the opportunity to work from home up to four days per week.

If you are proactive, detail-oriented and interested in finance, then this is the perfect role for you!

You will be responsible for:

  • Monitoring budgets and controlling financial accounts, investigating and challenging unexpected transactions and liaising with other departments to resolve issues

  • Producing accurate financial information and reports

  • Working with senior managers to ensure accurate projections and to provide advice as necessary

  • Supporting the financial budgeting cycle including budget setting and financial planning.

  • Assisting with the submission of statistical data, statutory returns to the government, and ensuring compliance with financial regulations

  • Conducting internal reviews on finance processes and providing recommendations for improvements.

You will be working within an experienced Payroll department, providing you with the opportunity to develop your existing accounting abilities in a new setting. The culture of this team emphasises support and development. You will be joining a team of various backgrounds and ages.

What you need to have:

  • To either be working towards or have obtained your AAT qualification (or equivalent)

  • Prior experience working in a finance function

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Experience operating to strict deadlines

  • A good understanding of Microsoft Office

What’s in it for you:

  • A salary ranging between £20,000-£32,000

  • Flexible working hours and opportunities for Flexi-time

  • Discounted onsite parking

  • A study support package if you wish to begin/continue your AAT studies

  • Competitive pension scheme

  • Blue Light Card offering discounts at a wide number of retailers and restaurants

  • Access to onsite gyms

If you’re interested in this role, click “Apply Now” and a member of our team will be in touch.

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