Finance Assistant at Sawley Waterside & Marina

Finance Assistant at Sawley Waterside & Marina

We’re a business that believes life is better by the water. It’s our mission to deliver a special waterside experience whether you live, visit or work at an Aquavista marina.

Being the biggest network of inland and coastal marinas in the country, we offer residential and leisure moorings in our 29 unique locations on the water - as well as boat sales, floating homes and all the bits in between.

There are 200 friendly faces that make up the Aquavista team throughout our different locations. Together, we make a real difference to the business with our expertise and enthusiasm and we pride ourselves on providing excellent service to make our brand shine and our customers happy.

We’re in a growth phase with exciting times ahead (maybe with you!), so if you think you’d fit in, we want to hear from you.


Job Description:

We are seeking a detail-oriented and organised Finance Assistant to join our team. The Finance Assistant will support our finance department in daily financial operations, including but not limited to accounts payable, accounts receivable, data entry, and reconciliation tasks. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of financial principles, excellent numerical skills, and the ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment.


  • Assist in processing accounts payable and accounts receivable transactions.
  • Verify and reconcile invoices, bills, and purchase orders.
  • Prepare and maintain financial records and reports.
  • Perform data entry tasks accurately and efficiently.
  • Assist with month-end and year-end closing processes.
  • Support finance team with administrative tasks as needed.
  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure accuracy and compliance in financial transactions.
  • Help identify areas for process improvement and suggest solutions.
  • Adhere to company policies and procedures, as well as accounting regulations and standards.


  • AAT or similar qualified or part qualified
  • Previous experience in a finance or accounting role is a plus.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and SAGE200 accounting software.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Knowledge of financial regulations and compliance standards.


  • Competitive salary
  • Annual bonus potential
  • 33 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • 6% matched pension
  • Private Vitality Healthcare
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Employee discounts on moorings
  • Investment into your professional development

How to apply:

If you feel like we’re a good match, get in touch. Please send us your CV and a short cover letter to tell us a bit more about what you can bring to Aquavista to [email protected].