Working with Aston Barclay

Finance Assistant

Voted the fastest growing Tech company in the North of England 2017 and number 20 in The Sunday Times top 20 tech track 100 list 2018, The Car Buying Group, work with enthusiastic, passionate, and hardworking individuals. Our aim is to be one of the leading online car buying services, offering an industry leading proposition, delivering the fairest, simplest and one of the fastest ways to sell a car on line. Our passion is cars and customer experience.

We are looking for a Finance Assistant to join our busy team in Normanton.

Principle Responsibilities include:

  • Provide data and MI.
  • Manage transactional processes.
  • Oversee the Purchase Ledger Function and reporting.
  • Oversee credit control.
  • Prepare the PAYE Settlement Agreement alongside HR.
  • Assist with the management of the external audit.
  • Continuously improve controls and procedures for the benefit of TCBG.
  • Support Management with ad hoc requests and reporting.

Detailed Tasks include:

  • Review daily cashflow with a view to highlighting any issues and to support weekly cashflow.
  • Prepare monthend journals and assist in balance sheet reconciliation.
  • Assist in adhoc projects and provide data to the Finance Manager in order to support budget holders in monitoring their KPIs.
  • Ensure that the bank is fully reconciled and cash book entries are correct on a daily basis.
  • Reconcile Barclays funding facility on a daily basis and support on site audits.
  • Ensure daily reconciliation of purchases, sales and stock.
  • Provide support to the Accounts Assistant as required.
  • Work with Finance Controller to produce internal communications plan and launch the new policies and procedures.
  • Support development of continuous improvement and update process to ensure consistent compliance.
  • Supervise the audit process for all ongoing tasks and take regular updates to ensure goals are met.


  • Qualified in AAT or close to completion with the relevant experience.
  • Experienced in using accounting packages, preferably Xero.
  • Ability to work in a complex, fast paced finance team.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Experience of producing high quality information to deadlines.

Registered Address

Units 1 & 2 Harvard Way
Normanton Industrial Estate
West Yorkshire

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