Trading Finance Assistant


Closing: 2 March Salary: £21,995 per annum Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full time - 35 Hours per week

Job Description

Based at Julia’s House (Main Office) – Barclays House, Poole

This is a permanent position to assist within the Finance Team in the day to day processing and preparation of monthly accounts in our busy Finance department.


Excellent computer skills (including Sage Line 50 Accounts, Microsoft Excel and Word)                                            

AAT or other financial qualification essential

Practice in processing and reconciling daily transactions needed

The ability to prepare and process accruals and prepayments is required                                            

A sound understanding of VAT is essential

Understanding of Retail Gift Aid and the retail industry in general would be advantageous

A high level of accuracy and attention to detail needed, together with the ability to prioritise and multi-task                                             

Excellent interpersonal skills required, with the ability to work well in a team under minimal supervision  

Duties to include:                

Maintaining accurate financial records and filing systems                                             

Reconciliation of monthly balance sheet control accounts                                             

Maintaining accounts payable and accounts receivable and ensuring all VAT is accounted for correctly                                             

Ensuring all income and expenditure is accurately processed in the nominal ledger                                            

Processing and reconciliation of all shop takings income                                             

Completion of monthly Retail Gift Aid process                                             

Reviewing and processing retail stock for bought in goods                                             

Assisting with analysis and reconciliation of year end stock of donated goods  

Commencement:                   As soon as possible  

Closing date:                        Thursday 2nd March 2017         

Interview date:                     Week commencing Monday 13th March 2017




To apply for this job, download and complete the application form below and email it to or post to HR Department, Julia’s House, Barclays House, 1 Wimborne Road, Poole,  BH15  2BB.  Please note we cannot consider CVs on their own but you are welcome to include a CV with your completed application form. For enquiries please call 01202 644220.  

All staff appointments are subject to a satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check. 

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