Finance Officer

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
22 Jul 2017
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

General Job Duties/Responsibilities:
Reporting directly to the UK Finance Manager, within the Finance function of Swiftpage International Ltd. The UK Finance Officer should be able to work independently with minimum supervision, but at the same time also be comfortable working as part of a wider Finance team, with close linkages to the Sales function. Duties include but are not limited to -

Financial operations:
Creation and validation of sales and business partner commissions and statement
Establish and maintain financial policies and procedures
Protect Company proprietary and confidential information
Cash allocations and Bank Reconciliations

UK Credit Control:
Manage customer receipts (credit card, direct debit & other sources), ensuring payments are appropriately allocated
Identify, communicate and collect receivables for delinquent accounts
Monitor and validate all billing transactions from multiple systems issuing adjustments as needed
Interface with internal sales and customer service teams on customer inquiries
Research and resolve customer inquiries and any payment discrepancies
Perform account/payment reconciliations
Management of credit lines with customer and partners, including credit checking

Aged debt ageing and reporting analysis
Seek opportunities for continuing improvements and streamlining reporting and business processes to enable management to more effectively and efficiently manage our customers and partners

Education & Experience Requirements:
Qualified or part qualified Accountant, or similar Credit Control accreditation
5+ years’ experience of Credit Control, ideally in a software or other technology based business
Accounting experience desirable
French and/or German language skills desirable
Good knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook
Demonstrated knowledge and experience of subscription/accounting systems; NetSuite or Zuora experience a plus
Strong written, communication and interpersonal skills
Must be detail oriented, with ability to multi-task and problem solve
Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision and be a self-starter
Ability to develop relationships with key contributors within, and outside of the Company

The Benefits

By working for Swiftpage you will be apart of a growing forward thinking business that believes in working hard and playing harder! We offer the following plus much more!

25 days holiday a year plus 8 bank holidays
Your birthday off paid every year
A generous pension scheme
Friday Afternoon club- relax with colleagues by having a beer and snacks
50% subsidies gym membership,
50% subsidised public transport to and from work
Simply Health cash back scheme
Childcare vouchers
Cycle to work scheme
Computershare scheme