Finance Assistant (Part Time)

Type: Permanent - Part Time
Hours: 21 hours per week (flexible)
Salary: £9,729.00 per annum

Palethorpes Bakery is an award-winning and market-share leading ‘Chilled Savoury Pastry’ food manufacturer. Our Vision as a business is to inspire our customers through excellence in quality food, innovation, and integrity. 

If you haven’t heard of us before we are one of the largest employers in Market Drayton, Shropshire, and part of the wider market-leading and UK based Addo Food Group.  As part of this award-winning Group, we produce chilled savoury rolls, savoury hot pies, pasties and slices.

We are currently looking for a Finance Assistant to join our team on a part time basis.



  • Completion of quarterly Alcohol Duty return to HMRC
  • Analysis of capital expenditure projects
  • Control of staff shop receipts
  • Analysis of petty cash
  • Analysis of distribution costs by customer
  • Monitoring of utility usage by week
  • Raising of sundry invoice requests
  • Various task relating to month end e.g. create journal vouchers
  • Reconciliation of balance sheet accounts
  • Analysis of overhead expenses to assist with forecasting
  • Ad hoc analysis of overhead expenses
  • Completion of schedules relating to year end accounts
  • Analysis of certain expenses for tax purposes
  • Completion of returns for Office of National Statistics 


The Person:

  • Can work independently and as part of a larger team
  • Flexible working approach
  • Adaptable
  • Prioritisation of workloads to meet key deadlines
  • Excel proficient – including use of look up and pivot tables
  • Excellent numeracy skills

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