Finance Assistant

We are looking for an enthusiastic and energetic individual to join our growing Finance team. As the Finance Assistant, you will play a pivotal role in providing an efficient and high-quality service to the business. This role will be reporting to our Head of Finance and working closely with our Finance Manager supporting with various aspects of the internal finance function.

Whilst our Ipswich office is the main location for our Finance team, we offer hybrid working from home and our offices (current office locations are Ipswich, Colchester and Bury St Edmunds).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintenance of the purchase and sales ledger
  • Uploading invoices to Dext
  • First Approval of invoices in our internal system
  • Processing of weekly BACS runs
  • Reconcile office account with Xero
  • Enter direct receipts onto our internal system
  • Banking of cheques
  • Take credit card payments from clients
  • Assist the Finance manager with credit control including chasing of bad debts
  • Assist the Head of Finance and Finance Manager with ad-hoc tasks

What you’ll be part of

At Scrutton Bland, we are committed to empowering our clients and people to make informed decisions and achieve their goals, whether business or personal. Our mission is to be the guardian of our client’s financial futures and our people’s professional aspirations. So, what does that mean for you?

We are looking for individuals who are:

  • Ambitious, who want to drive the Firm forward.
  • Compassionate, they have purpose and are proactive in their approach to meeting both client and personal goals.
  • Agile, they embrace new ideas and demonstrate innovativeness.
  • And proud, proud to be part of Scrutton Bland.

Diversity Statement

Scrutton Bland values diversity, inclusion and equal opportunities. We don’t discriminate on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender assignment, age, religion or belief, pregnancy, maternity and paternity status, disability, marital or civil partnership status.

We encourage applications from all backgrounds, communities and industries, and are committed to having a team that is made up of diverse skills, experiences and abilities. We actively encourage BAME and disabled applicants and value the positive impact that difference has on our teams. We are committed to equality and diversity within our teams. We continue to encourage interest from applicants who require reasonable adjustments within the workplace.

How to Apply

Please send your CV and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and why you would be a great fit for this role to

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