Finance Assistant – CLOSED

Posted: July 18th 2023 Closing Date: July 31st 2023 Salary: From £24,000+ depending on experience

Love numbers? The Five Points Brewing Company are looking for a new Finance Assistant with great attention to detail and analytical skills.

Brewery Exterior Photo of the front entrance.

The Five Points Group Limited are recruiting for a full-time Finance Assistant. Reporting to the Head of Finance, the successful candidate will work Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm.

The Company:
The Five Points Group Ltd comprises of an independent brewery based in Hackney, East London, our Courtyard and our flagship pub The Pembury Tavern. We are a London Living Wage employer, committed to our staff welfare, training and progression, and a key player in the UK craft beer industry.


  • Proactively managing and collecting debts from company debtors. Chase outstanding debts by telephone, email, and post.
  • Liaising with sales managers and other relevant stakeholders on troublesome accounts including updating Breww with accounts on Hold.
  • Assist in the preparation of Legal Letters including collating all relevant documents.
  • Assist with the onboarding of customers for Direct Debit.
  • Process supplier invoices across the Group, ensuring they are correctly coded and VAT details are accurate.
  • Liaising with managers and heads of departments for their review and approval of supplier invoices.
  • Process credit card and staff expense transactions including Pleo.
  • Manage supplier and customer relationships, including set up of new suppliers on Xero and responding to queries.
  • Bank reconciliations for all accounts across the Group, including sending remittance advices.
  • Reconciling Brewery sales invoices, ensuring they are accurate and match the details on Breww.
  • Sending monthly Brewery customer statements.
  • Reviewing customer set up in Breww and Xero.
  • Assist in preparation of monthly management accounts, including reviewing account activity and reconcile ledger accounts to supplier statements.
  • Answering the phone and responding to finance queries.
  • Any other tasks as required by line manager & supervisor.

Role Requirements: 

  • Minimum Maths and English GCSE (A-Levels)
  • Good numeracy and analytical skills
  • Experience using Excel and Word
  • A strong and confident communicator, comfortable in dealing with stakeholders, business partners and senior management.
  • Well organised, with the ability to multi-task and excellent time management skills.
  • Attention to detail and a can-do attitude.
  • Right to live and work in the UK

Salary & Benefits (including training):

  • 37.5 hours per week
  • Training on-the-job
  • 28 days of annual leave per annum pro rata
  • Company pension scheme
  • Employee share scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Community and charity day leave
  • Annual leave enhancements including additional day annual leave on your birthday and extra annual leave for every calendar year worked
  • Discounts in sister businesses and venues
  • Free beer!

Please send a covering email or letter explaining how you match the criteria for this role and why you think you would be the perfect fit to [email protected]. Please mark the subject “Finance Assistant” Please also attach an up to date CV.

Closing date 31/07/23.  Interviews with suitable qualified candidates may be held in advance of this date.