Finance Assistant

Grafters Recruitment Consultants Ltd
Eastbourne, East Sussex
£17000 - £21000/annum
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Main purpose of the role is to conduct the day to day financial transactions of the company, ensuring compliance with deadlines and audited procedures, and resolving internal and external queries whilst maintaining the highest standards of accuracy, detail and discretion.

Key responsibilities:

• To support and ensure that the team complies with all necessary internal standards including BSEN ISO 9001:2008, Quality Management Systems, BS 10500:2011, Anti-Bribery Management, and other relevant accreditations/external standards required for audit.
• To assist the Finance Director directly with any tasks delegated e.g. VAT returns, reconciliations, Stock Reporting and Pensions administration.

To work ‘hands on’ in the day to day operations of the team including:

• Charging internal costs to appropriate work tickets.
• Setting invoice charges for routine work in line with agreed scales.
• Sales Ledger Invoicing – including reconciliation of all sales ledger accounts.
• Credit Control – chasing payments as required and dealing with domestic and overseas customers in resolving issues.
• Payments – management of purchase ledger and regular payment runs.
• Banking and appropriate bank reconciliations.
• Payroll – processing of monthly payroll, Tax & NI and associated year end tax returns.
• Monthly expenses – auditing and processing expenses.
• Month end journals as required.
• Administration and reconciliation of petty cash.
• Customer Reports – purchase/invoice reports as required for key customers.
• Investigate and resolve customer queries promptly.

Desired Knowledge and Skills required:
AAT qualification
Experience with Payroll processing, and salary reconciliations Experience of developing effective processes within a finance unit Experience of Sage Payroll and Pegasus Accounts
Understanding of data privacy standards

Essential Knowledge and Skills required:
Experience of all the core finance activities – Sales Ledger / Purchase Ledger / Banking (essential)
Good standard of Excel/Word Skills (essential)

We endeavour to reply to all applications, however, if you haven`t heard from us within 7 days, you have been unsuccessful with this particular role. You are very welcome to apply to future advertisements placed by Grafters Recruitment Consultants / Grafters Accountancy Personnel