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Finance Assistant.


Group level - Finance- reporting to Financial Controller


Office based - HQ Waterlooville, Portsmouth

Job type.

Full-time, permament.



We seek a talented and ambitious Finance Assistant to join our fun and vibrant team.

You’ll be supporting the day-to-day transactions of the business and the Financial Controller therefore, the right person will have exceptional organisational and relationship skills.

One of the key values of asembl. is caring, and this is key to the success of the relations with clients, suppliers, partners and each other.

This is an excellent opportunity, so if this sounds like the kind of dynamic, energetic team you’d love to be a part of, we want to hear from you.

We’re building impactful connections, and we want you to join us.

What we do.

At asembl. we create the unforgettable by transforming how brands communicate through live, digital and hybrid event experiences. We offer a full-service approach with specialisms in live events, incentives, exhibitions, content creation and logistics.  

We are here to leave a lasting legacy, and exciting times are ahead. Our mission is to bring together the best talent and experience to solve our client’s event challenges, with an overarching vision to start conversations, create impactful connections and build communities for the world’s leading brands.  We’re committed to always creating, growing, learning, and evolving. 

Our people are important to us, and looking after our team is a priority. From a busy social diary, rewards, and a focus on progression, we want our team to grow as we grow. No day is ever the same, and there is always a new adventure waiting just around the corner, so if this sounds like something you want to be a part of – get in touch and start the conversation. 

What you'll do.

The Finance Assistant role is essential to the smooth running of the finance department and will play an integral part in the team. You will oversee all administration regarding purchases and sales and support the Financial Controller with general finance tasks.

Experience in SAGE and a passion for learning are essential. For the right person with a can-do attitude, there is plenty of scope for growth and the opportunity to make a real impact on the business’s day-to-day running. 

Your responsibilities will include:

This list is not exhaustive, but below is an overview of the typical tasks the role will entail.


  • Post Invoices to SAGE, where required, and post into the project management system and reconcile jobs
  • Journal invoices to the correct month, adding to accruals/prepayment schedule
  • Work with the projects team to identify and post courier costs
  • Expense management: Upload all credit card statements, approve tagged transactions and check against the project management system. 
  • Manage finance data exports by thoroughly checking, coding and preparing to import into SAGE
  • Check off statements as they arrive and deal with any queries
  • Ensure final VAT receipts/invoices are gained
  • Allocation of payments against invoices, ensuring ledgers are accurate
  • Assist with research/ sourcing of goods online and general project admin


  • Receive client POs and raise invoices in the project management system for the project team where required, and SAGE
  • Journal invoice to correct month, adding to accruals/prepayment schedule
  • Allocation of receipts against invoices, ensuring ledgers are accurate


  • Daily bank reconciliation
  • Collate payment runs
  • Filling

What you'll need to succeed.

  • Experience in SAGE
  • Experience in administration
  • Good level of finance experience
  • Good knowledge of general business procedures
  • Attention to detail, with an ability to spot errors
  • Good MS Excel skills
  • Organisational and time-management skills
  • Must be fluent in English to a professional, business-levelE

The benefits.

  • Competitive salary. 
  • Performance related company bonus scheme. 
  • Dynamic, friendly, tight-knit team operating in a creative and supportive environment. 
  • Regular subsidised social activities planned throughout the year. 
  • Time off in lieu and flexible working agreements. 
  • Access to fam trips and forums that are relevant to your role and your clients’ business. 
  • Pension contribution scheme after completion of your probationary period. 
  • 23 days annual leave, with additional holiday after a period of continuous service. 
  • Your birthday off work. 
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay on completion of your probationary period. 
  • Focus on up-skilling and career progression. 

More information.

The asembl.Group is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. We’re a disability-confident accredited business. 

Our HQ is in Waterlooville, Hampshire, however, there will also be the potential to work from our London office and work from home as is appropriate.  You will be required to visit each of our offices as/when required in order to properly fulfil your role. 

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If you’re interested in joining a team that are truly passionate about what we deliver for our clients, please submit your CV and a covering letter explaining why you feel you’re right for this exciting role using the form below. We look forward to hearing from you!