Finance Assistant

We’re looking for a Finance Assistant to work alongside our Finance Manager.

The role

This role is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to take the next step in their career from a generalist office environment to a finance focussed role. You will be joining a highly successful team and take an active role in growing our company. 

This role is within our Finance division and covers a wide range of finance activities; including accounts payable and receivable, banking, credit card expenses, VAT, as well as month and year end reporting. You will work alongside the Finance Manager to raise, code and post invoices onto Sage; ensuring the AR and AP ledger is up to date and accurate, as well as dealing with customer and supplier queries.

Successful candidates are likely to have good Excel knowledge and be able to work well within a team, as well as on their own initiative. This role is a great opportunity to develop your career with support and training from our ambitious Finance Manager.

The role involves some ad-hoc administrative tasks to support the wider company when necessary. This may include; occasional reception cover, answering the phone, greeting visitors/customers, setting up meeting rooms; various filing, scanning, copying jobs; dealing with the post, arranging deliveries and other ad hoc tasks when there are staff absences. 


  • have a can-do attitude
  • are willing to learn
  • are an excellent communicator
  • are friendly and personable, with a positive attitude
  • have excellent attention to detail
  • have experience working in an office environment

Anything else?

As well as the above, if you have any of the following then we’d like to know about it!

  • knowledge of working in a Finance team
  • strong Excel knowledge and experience
  • experience using Sage
  • are working towards an accountancy qualification (we are committed to full, on the job training and will also support recognised accounting qualifications)
  • foreign language skills would be beneficial, but are not essential


This is a rare opportunity to join a successful start-up with exciting growth with a recognised global brand and huge potential and vision. The successful candidate will be compensated with an attractive package appropriate to qualifications and experience, to include a competitive salary and generous benefits including contributory pension, childcare vouchers and private dental and medical care.

This is a full time post based in our central Cambridge offices, but we believe in a healthy work/life balance and are happy to accommodate flexible working arrangements.

How to apply

To apply for this role, simply complete and submit the form below and we will get in contact as soon as possible.

VNC Automotive has a responsibility to ensure that all staff are eligible to live and work in the UK and candidates invited to interview are requested to provide proof of their eligibility to work.

VNC Automotive is an equal opportunities employer, committed to staff welfare and professional development.