Finance Assistant

Recruiter
Baobab Sales Recruitment
Location
Southampton
Salary
£18000 - £24000/annum
Posted
09 Jul 2017
Closes
08 Aug 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Finance Assistant – June 2017
Southampton based
£19000 - £24000 per annum dependent on experience.

My client a technology company is looking for a finance assistant to support their team of 5.

The Finance team based at Southampton looks after UK group companies and due to recent expansion has a requirement for a Finance Assistant to join the team. This is a great opportunity to join a growing business at an exciting stage in its journey, with modern offices, great benefits and a vibrant culture.

Job Description
This role will report to the Accounts Manager, and will cover a varied range of Finance related tasks including, but not limited to:

Managing supplier accounts and processing purchase invoices.
Setting up supplier payments for approval.
Processing and approving staff expenses.
Processing and administering company credit card expenses.
Managing and posting petty cash.
Credit control, managing accounts receivable and liaising with clients on outstanding balances due.
Reconciling bank accounts.
Maintaining financial records including filing and other related admin.
Any other duties as required in order to support other members of the Finance team.

Person Specification
This role would suit somebody who is keen to gain experience in a fast-paced finance environment where there is good scope to develop their skills and career.
The following attributes are highly desirable for this position:
Experience of ledger accounting, including processing both sales and purchase ledger transactions and taking responsibility for those ledgers.
Experience of posting manual journals.
Good numeracy skills.
Good computer literacy including Excel.
Good communication skills.
Ability to work well under pressure and take ownership of delivering work to deadlines.
Whilst relevant experience is of interest for this role, we also welcome applications from those looking for a first role within Finance having studied an AAT or similar qualification. A level of study support will be available for those wishing to continue studying towards a relevant professional qualification.

For more information feel free to call or send through your CV