Finance Assistant

Juice are working with a great well known client with enormous growth and needing help in their finance team. As a 3PL logistics company they are fast paced and one of the leading in the market.

Ideally looking for someone fresh out of uni/done AAT looking for the first step in a finance career and wants to pursuit the studies CIMA/ACCA.

Excellent planning, organisation and communication skills as well as an ability to manage workload are essential.

Permanent Role

Hours of work mainly Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm, although a degree of flexibility is required. Hybrid working available.

Pay £24 to £26k per annum

Location: Wakefield

General Duties/Key Responsibilities

To provide a high-quality professional finance service.

To ensure all policies and procedures are followed in line with the site agreement and legislation.

Assist in transport sites weekly financial reporting

Assist in all transport financial activities in relation to the contract in a manner that adds value to the client and the business to achieve key operational and financial performance objectives.

Assist the Finance Manager with variance analysis against the volume adjusted position with all key variances understood and challenged accordingly

Working alongside the Finance Manager and Transport Manager, assist in collating the weekly forecasts as per the customer deadline

Working alongside the Finance Manager and Transport Manager, assist in collating a risk and opportunities forecast for the site and track actual performance vs forecast

Assist in the process of daily payroll costs and tracked against the forecast with a variance understood and challenged accordingly

Assist in the sites period, quarterly and annual budget/forecasts, working alongside the Transport Manager

Responsible for the purchase ledger control for the Transport department

Responsible for the sales ledger control for the Transport department

Build and implement an effective employee engagement strategy, resulting in a highly engaged and motivated workforce

Develop effective relationships with managers both within the company and the clients in order to ensure the commercial strategy is aligned to the business plan.

Participate in commercial reviews with the sites Senior Management Team, Company Finance teams and Client review processes where required

Undertake such duties as may be reasonably required for the effective operation of the function and department


Enthusiastic, reliable and highly organised

Ability to deliver high performance within a small finance team

Excellent communication skills with excellent attention to detail

Confident and outgoing when interacting with all people internal or external

Ability to work as part of a team with a positive attitude

Self-motivated with a can do attitude

Flexible and motivated to be able to work under pressure and the ability to meet time critical targets

Computer literate and specifically experienced in Microsoft Office, with high emphasis on Excel

Ability to work on own initiative and work within tight deadlines

AAT and/or part ACCA/CIMA qualified or similar

Experience working within accounts, payroll and finance roll

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Juice Personnel who is operating as an employment agency.

Please note: As Juice Personnel are a reputable recruitment agency; we do not submit your CV to the end client until you have met with us.

Your application will be sent to one of our consultants for review, at which stage we will be in touch to discuss your details further. If you do not hear from us within 48 hours your application has not been successful.

West Yorkshire, England, UK