Finance Assistant (Applications Now Closed)

Posted: January 17th 2019 Closing Date: January 31st 2019 Salary: Competitive depending on experience

The Five Points Brewing Company in Hackney, East London, is recruiting for a full time Finance Assistant.


Job Overview

Founded December 2012, we are a passionate, independently owned craft brewery, with a commitment to quality, provenance and the community. We are looking for a new Finance Assistant  to join our growing team as we expand. You will report to our Head of Finance.  This is an exciting opportunity to join a motivated and passionate team, and be part of the growth of a rapidly growing, forward looking independent craft brewery. We were the UK’s first accredited Living Wage brewery and are committed to excellent staff welfare and training.

Key Duties

  • Credit control: proactively managing and collecting debts from company debtors. Chase outstanding debts by telephone, email and post.
  • Process supplier invoices and prepare payment runs in a timely manner
  • Process credit card and staff expense transactions
  • Manage supplier and customer relationships and respond to queries
  • Reconcile bank statements and post transactions to the general ledger
  • Process sales invoices and customer statements
  • Assist in preparation of monthly management accounts, including reviewing account activity and reconcile ledger accounts to supplier statements
  • Ad hoc duties and reporting as required

Skills & Qualifications

  • Previous finance administration experience with good numeracy skills
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately, with excellent attention to detail
  • Intermediate level of Excel knowledge is desirable
  • Excellent organisation and administration skills
  • Excellent communication skills on the phone, face to face and in writing
  • The ability to plan and prioritise your own work to meet deadlines
  • An energetic, flexible and proactive approach with the ability to work both independently and cooperatively within a team
  • Studying towards AAT qualification desirable, but not essential
  • Knowledge of Xero Accounting systems desirable, but not essential
  • Available to work in the UK without restriction

Welfare and Benefits

Staff welfare benefits include:

  • 28 days of annual leave p.a.
  • Company pension scheme
  • Community/charity day leave
  • Annual leave enhancements including additional day annual leave on your birthday and extra day annual leave for every calendar year worked
  • Training and entrance to Cicerone Certified Beer Server (Level 1) qualification
  • Discounts in sister businesses and venues
  • Free beer

How To Apply

Please apply by sending a covering email outlining why the position appeals to you, what you will bring to the role and with a copy of your CV to [email protected]  Please mark your subject line “Finance Assistant”.

Competitive salary depending upon past experience.

The Five Points Brewing Company is an accredited London Living Wage employer, and an equal opportunity employer.