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Finance Assistant

Finance | Head Office, Reading



To assist the Finance Team in the day to day running of the accounts department.


Debtors 35%
Credit control

  • Day to day credit control – Contacting customers via telephone and e-mail
  • Sending out weekly statements from SAGE 200 via e-mail
  • Following up any customer queries on statements, sending over copy invoices/credit notes from the Spider System

Accounts receivable

  • Creating and posting the Sales Invoice import from Spider System onto SAGE 200
  • Cheque processing – Including remitting cheque payments on Spider to then import into SAGE 200 for auto allocation
  • Direct Debit processing – Sending out statements to customers, uploading information to the bank to collect monies. These will be daily, weekly and monthly collections

Creditors 35%
Accounts payable

  • Checking and posting purchase invoices to SAGE 200
  • Expenses preparation - checking coding, importing expenses into SAGE 200 and processing for payment
  • Payment preparation – weekly payment runs, processing them on SAGE 200 to be uploaded to the bank. To be checked and authorised by the Financial Controller and Chief Operating Officer

Other Ad Hoc Duties 30%

  • Filing of all Purchase invoices on a weekly basis
  • Bank reconciliation of cheque account for PIE – to be completed once a week
  • Processing of OLAS cheques sent out to local authorities in Excel to be uploaded to SAGE on a weekly basis
  • Answering finance telephone calls (to be shared with all staff in the department)
  • Primary person to manage Finance Inbox
  • Any other tasks given to you by your Manager


Directly Responsible to: Finance Manager

Directly Supervises: N/A

External Relationships with: Customers, clients and suppliers.


Basic Salary: £18,000+ depending on experience


No authority to commit the Company financially


Normal office environment based at the Head Office in Swallowfield, Berkshire. See terms of employment for specific details.



Formal Education or Training:
None necessary

Previous Experience:
General accounting/bookkeeping

Training Time In Job:
Time dependent on ability, on the job training with direct supervision.


For more information or to apply for this role, please send us your CV and cover letter

  • Job description prepared by: Stacey Cowan
  • Date: 28/04/2017

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You'll love your colleagues, and you'll love the perks. Every full-time poweredbypie employee is eligible for;

  • Company pension scheme
  • Social Club
  • Performance bonus
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Computer Save Scheme
  • Work place massage
  • Flexible working hours
  • Invitation to bi-annual company events
  • Soft drinks and fruit
  • Free Food Friday
  • Annual Profit Share
  • Hot Drinks
  • Random acts of kindness

The people at poweredbypie don’t just create products — they create ideas, ideas that have revolutionised conveyancing in the UK property market. It’s the individuality of our people and their ideas that inspire the company’s unique and creative approach to business. This runs through everything we do, from amazing technology to charitable giving. Join poweredbypie and help make us even better.

We are affiliate members of CoPSO, for peace of mind when it comes to CML compliance. Not only that - we only panel searches to other CoPSO members so you’re doubly covered! We carry PI cover of £5m per claim.

All our Personal Local Authority Searches are underwritten by First Title Insurance plc - of whom we are appointed representatives. poweredbypie is a corporate partner of IPSA, the Association of Independent Personal Search Agents.

All complaints will be handled in line with our Complaints Procedure, a copy of which can be requested by writing to Complaints Department, Wyvols Court, Basingstoke Road, Swallowfield, RG7 1WY or by email to If you are not satisfied with the resolution of your complaint, you may, under the Search Code, refer the matter to The Property Ombudsmen. The Property Ombudsman scheme can be contacted at: Milford House, 43-55 Milford Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP1 2BP. Phone: 01722 333306. E-mail:

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