Finance Assistant in Exeter at Arconic

Date Posted: 7/12/2019

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Job Description

Anopportunity has arisen for Finance Assistant, reporting to the Exeter FinancialController. The Finance Assistant will be responsible for assisting with themonthly close procedures for AEN Companies, reporting and statutory returns aswell as assisting the Finance team with everyday tasks. This role is part ofthe Exeter Finance department based in Exeter.


Job role:

  • Assists with the monthly close procedures forAEN companies, fulfilling corporate reporting requirement

  • Preparation of management account information

  • Maintains the general ledger

  • Supporting local finance team

  • Responsible for completing VAT returns, ECsales list and associated returns

  • Provision of daily / weekly / monthly keyperformance indicators within a management pack for senior business leaders

  • Assists with preparation of statutoryaccounts for the UK group

  • Helps co-ordinate audit and tax compliance

  • Supporting managers in understanding the flowof financial transactions

  • Responsible for processinginvoices in line with the businesses purchasing process



  • Good working knowledge of accounting system & Microsoft applications,particularly Excel and PowerPoint – preferably experience in Oracle.

  • Experience with statutory accounts preparation, preferablyOnesource/Digita Accounts 

  • Preferably with exposure to Sarbanes Oxley compliance requirements

  • Member of an Accountancy body – AAT level 4

  • Understands data, executes and implements plans

  • Ability to work within a team or without supervision

  • A proactiveapproach

  • Positive and reliable attitude

  • Strong general business knowledge andunderstanding of financial statements

  • Strong analytical skills; data oriented
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Works well in a team environment
  • Well-developed time management skills