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Finance Assistant

Location: Gateshead

Salary: £19,000 - £20,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 166564

NRG is working closely with an interesting client in Gateshead who is unique in their market. They are looking to add to their finance team with a talented, experienced Finance Assistant.


  • Providing effective finance support along side the rest of the finance team.

  • Complete all allocated month-end processes in line with agreed deadlines; such as prepayments, accruals processing.

  • Carry out Purchase Ledger duties: expenses, creating and posting payments, regular reconciliations, ensure appropriate authorisations.

  • Reconciliations on bank accounts, petty cash, intercompany accounts as well as updating the daily cash flow.

  • Carry out Credit Control duties in order to ensure timely payments are made within agreed terms.

  • Set up and amend supplier and customer accounts accurately.

  • File financial record in line with agreed processes

  • Assist with preparation of annual audits alongside the Finance Director and Operational.

  • Other ad hoc duties at the discretion of your manager.

  • You will be responsible for representing the company in a way that is aligned to their core values and actively promote the profile at all times.

About you

  • You will be full / part AAT qualified ideally or you ill have sufficient financial skills gained from experience.

  • Experience working within an accounts department is essential

  • Experience using SAGE and other software packages such as Excel.

  • You will be highly organised, have a very high degree of accuracy with numbers and able to work to tight deadlines.

  • A good understanding of accounting principals.

  • Experience managing credit control.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


This opportunity will not be on the market for long, it is advised that you apply swiftly.

To discuss, please contact Stephanie Ellison at NRG
T: 0191 260 4453
E: StephanieEllison@NRGplc.com