Finance Assistant

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Business Operations
South East UK
Creative Assembly
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Are you looking to broaden your existing finance experience? Would you like to do this within the confines of one of the UKs leading game studios? Would like to support and be supported by an established and friendly Finance department? If so, read on….

Due to departmental changes, we have the need for a Finance assistant. This wide-ranging role would suit someone that has already taken the first steps in an industry Accounting or Finance career and is looking to expand on this experience.

The role will primarily be supporting our transactional processing and purchasing functions but will also get involved in financial reporting and statutory accounting. A desire to learn and get involved would be a big plus for the right candidate.

You will have your own duties and responsibilities to manage day to day, but the role will also be ad hoc in nature at times, which means any 2 days will not be the same, and there will be plenty of opportunity to get involved in all types of finance work.

Key Responsibilities

As the Finance Assistant you will be using Oracle as our main accounting system. Your focus will be supporting the transactional processing function, so experience in accounts payable and receivables will be essential, ideally with additional knowledge of making payments. You will take ownership of the company expenses function as a main responsibility and ensuring that the related archiving for these functions is completed.

You will also assist in the company purchasing process, this will include managing the setup of new suppliers and maintaining the supplier database, and administration of our Docusign system. You will also be providing cover in times of absence for key staff for each of these functions, so you will be flexible in your approach.

Knowledge, Skill and Experience


- Part Qualified AAT
- Excellent Microsoft Excel skills
- Previous experience of working in a finance team
- Understanding of purchase to pay processes
- Positive attitude and team player
- Out-going personality and recent experience in a similar role

- Proficiency in Oracle as main accounting system
- Previous experience in a games development environment, especially in a finance role
We are Creative Assembly

Creative Assembly is one of the UK's leading games development studios, founded in 1987 and located in West Sussex, UK and in Sofia, Bulgaria.

We have gathered our team of world-class, diverse and multi-national talent, dedicated to crafting some of the most renowned gaming experiences and giving our loyal followers worlds in which to immerse themselves.

Our focus on quality has filled our awards cabinet over the years - from BAFTAs to Ivor Novellos. We owe this to our team - creatives from a breadth of backgrounds, who unite to share their ideas and expertise, to craft the highest quality gameplay.

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