Finance Assistant

LocationOxford, UK
Job TypePermanent
We’re looking for a Finance Assistant to join our expanding team at London Oxford Airport.

Role Overview

Responsible for processing and maintaining the Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable functions of both Leading Edge Aviation Ltd and Leading Edge Aviation Engineering Ltd, ensuring accuracy and integrity of the finance system.

Reporting into Management Accountant and supporting the Finance Team to proactively enhance the profitability of Leading Edge Aviation and drive effective cost control in all departments.

Role Duties

• Enter supplier invoices, liaising with departmental managers to ensure correct approvals
• Raise purchase orders as requested
• Staff and student expenses
• Reconciliation of credit card statements
• Prepare weekly payment run and issue remittances where appropriate
• Raise sales quotes for Engineering, as directed by Chief Engineer
• Raise and issue customer invoices
• Credit control when required
• Assist with bank reconciliation
• Petty cash reconciliation
• Assisting with month end reporting:
  - Journal entry
  - Preparing prepayment schedule
  - Analysis of overheads
• Stock Control
• Ad-hoc duties as required by manager
• Maintain good working relationships across the business

Core Competencies

• Excellent Excel skills
• Excellent I.T skills – full use of Microsoft Suite
• Experience with Xero desirable but not essential
• Meticulous attention to details and strong organisational skills
• Good written, verbal and presentation skills with a positive and enthusiastic personality
• Flexibility to adapt both attitude and approach with understanding of cultural differences


• 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
• Pension
• Flexible working environment
• Life Assurance
• Critical Illness Cover
• Professional training will be supported

If you are interested, please email [email protected] with your CV and covering letter.

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