Finance Assistant – Warrington

Job description

Reporting into Commercial Finance Manager the role is to ensure the financial integrity of the accounts that involve banking, vendor invoice processing, expense claims and general ledger journals.
As part of the Finance Team, the duties will include the daily upload of banking transactions including the reconciliation back to the statements.

Ensuring that all third-party overhead supplier invoices are reviewed, booked, reconciled, sent for authorisation and settled upon due date.
Support the department in its delivery of financial services to its internal and external clients at the same time adhering to strict procedures and controls.

What am I responsible and accountable for and the typical decisions I make

  • Manage overhead expenditure related accounts payable process (End to End)
  • Daily bank uploads, reconciliation and clearing.
  • Monthly credit card reconciliation and processing
  • General ledger journal posting
  • Balance sheet reconciliation
  • Supplier payment processing via manual and file transactions
  • Expense processing and settlement
  • Month end close procedure tasks
  • Assist with wider finance team ad hoc duties

Key Deliverables for my role

  • To own the overhead Accounts Payable section, which includes full accountability for all invoice booking, analysis, reconciliation, authorisation & settlement.
  • Daily upkeep of bank processing and clearing of any open items.
  • Involvement in the month end close process in the delivery of monthly accounts to the business.
  • Support the finance team in all adhoc duties

Key opportunities for growth in this role

Opportunity to develop foundation skills for a career in finance. To be accountable for your own tasks and to support the business in developing improved processes that enhances controls and automation.

Key relationships for my role/Who do I need to consult with?

Assistant Accountant
Finance Apprentice Commercial Finance Manager Head of Finance

Who do I need to keep informed and engage with?

Assistant Accountant
Finance Apprentice Commercial Finance Manager Head of Finance

Third Party Suppliers Internal Expense Claimants Accounts Payable

Useful Experience

Prior finance role (AP Clerk, Banking, Expenses); Studying AAT (not essential)

About us

IESA is one of Europe’s leading providers of Integrated Supply Solutions to manufacturing industries for the provision of MRO (indirect) products. Our portfolio consists of Procurement Services, Transactional Processing, Stores Management and Inventory Optimisation enabled by industry leading digital platforms. We deliver world class results to world class companies in industries such as Pharmaceuticals, Foods, Beverage, Automotive and Aerospace. We have more than tripled in size over the last six years growing our client spend from £80m to £300m. In May 2018, IESA agreed to be acquired by Electrocomponents plc. (LSE: ECM) are a global omni- channel solutions partner for industrial customers and suppliers. The acquisition of IESA enabled Electrocomponents to enhance and accelerate the group’s value-added services offering, giving it additional capabilities to service corporate customers who choose to outsource their MRO and indirect purchases and inventory management. At the heart of our culture our people are passionate about making a difference every day. We are committed to delivering world-class service to our clients to support our ambitious growth plans. Our values are embedded in our culture which are Champion Change, Render Recognition, Embrace Partnership, Exude Pace and Deliver WOW (CREED) and enable individuals to thrive in our fast-paced environment.


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