Finance Assistant

Type: Permanent - Part Time
Hours: part time
Salary: £10.22 per hour

Palethorpes Bakery is an award-winning and market-share leading ‘Chilled Savoury Pastry’ food manufacturer. We are currently looking for a Finance Assistant to join our small Finance team on a Part-Time, Permanent basis.

As a Finance Assistant, you will be responsible for supporting the Site Management Accountant in the financial performance reporting and forecasting of the site. You will also assist in carrying out any Group Financial Control activities as and when they are required.



•           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

•           Ad hoc assistance on operational variances

•           Ad hoc assistance on product costing


The successful candidate will have:

  • Flexible working approach
  • Prioritisation of workloads to meet key deadlines
  • Excellent numeracy skills
  • Strong IT skills including strong proficiency in Excel Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent Administrative skills
  • Experience of Financial Performance Analysis
  • Demonstrated understanding of standard costing
  • Experience of Financial Reporting and Forecasting in accordance with group policies and deadlines
  • Experience working in a Manufacturing (ideally food) Environment would be strongly desirable but is not essential.


Flexible hours to suit correct candidate. Candidate will work independently and as part of a larger team

As an employee at Addo Foods you will benefit from: 

  • Company funded study opportunities
  • Competitive Salary
  • Subsidised Canteen and Staff Shop
  • 33 days holiday (including bank holidays)

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