Finance Assistant

Recruiter
Unilink Software Limited
Location
South East London, London
Salary
20000.0000
Posted
11 Jun 2017
Closes
11 Jul 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Reporting to the Group Finance Manager, the Finance Assistant will be responsible for processing high volume invoices, payment runs and reconciliations and undertaking a wider variety of accounting responsibilities.

DUTIES & KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Validating supplier invoices - checking invoices are correct
  • Update Sage accounting system
  • Sales ledger - ensure invoices are raised / posted accurately and in a timely manner
  • Purchase ledger - obtain authorisation from the appropriate person for all purchase invoices
  • Where any discrepancies or issues arise with sales and purchase invoices, raise this with the Group Finance Manager in order that a timely resolution can be identified
  • Nominal ledger -process payment runs to suppliers based on invoices approved for payment prepared by the Group Finance Manager
  • Raising and resolving quires with suppliers along with liaising with suppliers over payment dates, copy invoices etc.
  • Assisting the GFM in general accounting tasks such as documentation compliance, sales order exception reporting, database reports

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Ability to work to deadline
  • Use of IT
  • Written and Oral Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Problem Solving
  • Analysing
  • Accurate order entry

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

  • Highly numerate, proficient Excel skills and ability to work easily with different IT packages
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Confident communicator, written and verbal
  • Sage
  • 2-3 years’ experience in a finance roles (previous relevant roles will include a position as or within: Accounts Payable, Finance Assistant, Accounts Assistant, Finance Admin)
  • Be fast and accurate at inputting data
  • Enthusiastic and willing to work as part of a team
  • Driven and willingness to learn

Due to the nature of our business we will need to conduct a full background check.