Finance Assistant

Recruiter
Accountancy Recruitment Wales Limited
Location
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Salary
20000.0000
Posted
17 Jul 2017
Closes
15 Aug 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We have an exciting opportunity for a Finance Assistant to join a dynamic, market-driven manufacturing company. Further, this position offers the opportunity for study support after 12 months.

Reporting directly to the Finance Manager, the Finance Assistant will:

  • Become proficient in the use of Epicor ERP software and assume overall responsibility for the supplier ledger.
  • Work closely with Supply Chain and other departments, to resolve any invoice or purchase order queries, and to ensure timely supplier payments.
  • Ensure all invoices/credit notes are processed in a timely manner to meet required payment run dates.
  • Raise payments in line with supplier terms, ensuring that supply of product is not delayed by late payment.
  • Review Computime Real Time clocking-in software and process weekly Sage 50 Payroll. Resolving any queries, and ensuring that all staff are paid accurately to required deadlines.
  • Provide assistance to Finance Manager and Finance team with the production of timely and accurate management information and with any general requests for finance related data.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Matching all supplier and haulier invoices to the GRNI and processing in batches.
  • Processing all cash and credit card expense claims, posting to the system and raising payments to employees through RBS Bankline.
  • Supplier statement reconciliation.
  • Performing weekly/monthly BACS payment runs through RBS Bankline software and ad hoc BACS/CHAPS payments as required.
  • Month end ledger reconciliation and closure to strict deadlines.
  • Monthly reconciliation of bank accounts.
  • Process incoming Finance mail.
  • Process weekly wages, controlling the deduction of pensions, PAYE, CSA, AOE’s or any other maintenance payments that may arise.
  • Prepare and distribute daily management reporting figures.
  • To stop any business process or quarantine any product if quality, environment or health and safety is likely to be compromised.
  • Recommend actions for continuous improvement.
  • General office maintenance and awareness of Health & Safety.
  • Providing cover within Finance department as required.
  • Receiving or giving training as per business requirements. Monitoring those who have been trained and providing ongoing assistance if required.
  • Assist with any audit requests or any general ad hoc requests for information.
  • Assist with any other activity the business deems necessary.

Candidate Requirements:

  • AAT Qualified or equivalent
  • Able to work on own initiative or with others with minimum supervision.
  • Experience of working in a demanding accounts environment.
  • Delivering to tight deadlines.
  • Willingness to learn and progress.
  • Adaptable.
  • Proficient in the use of IT systems and software.
  • Microsoft Excel skills.
  • Organised, methodical and process driven.
  • Reliable and conscientious.
  • Problem solver.
  • Anticipates potential issues/forethought.
  • Sage 50 Payroll experience desirable
  • ERP system experience