Finance Assistant

Recruiter
Baltic Recruitment Services Ltd
Location
Stockton-on-Tees
Salary
£17000 - £18000/annum
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
09 Jul 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Baltic Recruitment are currently recruiting an experienced Finance Assistant for their client based in Thornaby, Stockton on Tees.
£17,000 per annum, temp to perm contract.

Applicants must have experience in Sage and Excel.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & BASIC DUTIES:

Responsible for the upkeep of the Purchase Ledger including both UK and foreign suppliers ensuring that the ledger reflects the most current up to date position as possible and prepares the payment runs so that suppliers are paid in a timely manner. This includes any company credit card transactions.

Responsible for generating International Daily Sales Reports every working day and completes the Statistics Database.

Responsible for the upkeep of the Sales Ledger ensuring that the ledger reflects the most current up to date position as possible and chases any overdue monies. This includes covering Credit Control procedures. Completes NCRs, raises Sales Credit Notes and refunds the customer. Ensures that all invoices and credit notes are sent out to customers.

Responsible for the upkeep of the Purchase Ledger ensuring that the ledger reflects the most current up to date position as possible and that suppliers are paid in a timely manner. This includes any company credit card transactions.

Completes a weekly reconciliation of inter company transactions.

Responsible for the reconciliation of the Bank Accounts including multi currency from various sources of payment methods.

Generates the monthly reports for the Financial Controller, as well as performing month end duties for Financial Controller.

Ensures that the data is processed in an efficient, effective and accurate manner to ensure that the Financial Controller can interpret the data to produce reports for the Managing Director.

Applies a high level of service in response to customers enquiries and ensures that all communications with customers are pursued to the customers satisfaction.

Maintains good employee and inter-departmental relations and reports any inter-departmental issues to the Financial Controller.

Responsible for personal development and personal contributions in achieving team/individual tasks, objectives, corporate objectives and targets.

Demonstrates ability to work using own initiative and within a team.

Assumes responsibility for the completion of any given task in a timely manner, ensuring that any issue that potentially jeopardises the completion or achievement of a task or objective is brought to the immediate attention of the Financial Controller.

Covers for the other Accounts Assistant in their absence.

Maintains the Fixed Asset spreadsheet.

Responsible for Petty Cash and foreign expenses.

The role is to start ASAP, and will lead to a permanent contract for the right candidate