Financial Accouting Assistant

Change Resourcing
London (Greater)
£160 day rate
02 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

2. Purpose

The post holder is responsible for helping to maintain the financial books of account ensuring the accurate and timely production of financial information. Primarily responsible for the sales ledger/credit control. Also assist in the purchase ledger and purchase to pay. There is an additional development opportunity in cost centre management accounting.

3. Accountabilities

Purpose order Processing and Sales

? Responsible for the maintenance of the accounts receivable system. This includes timely invoicing of annual and quarterly billing of members and R2? levies.

? Responsible for credit control. Produce weekly/periodic reports on the aged debtors to Senior Leadership Team/CEO. Highlighting and engaging with the engagement team those members that have not paid.

? Manage the processing and reconciliation of purchasing cards on a periodic basis. Responsible for being the primary contact for purchasing card queries.

? Help with Internal and external queries that related to purchasing and sales invoices.

? Assist with training for existing and new employees on finance processes, including purchase cards, purchase orders/ raising sales invoices in NAV.

? Reconcile supplier statements on periodically.

? Liaise with the Company secretariat to ensure the Members and R2 database is kept to date.

? Support other members of the Finance Operations and Management accounting teams, covering absence, queries and periodic tasks to share workload and expertise around the team.


? Work with the Payroll Manager and help with the reconciliation of expenses each period, making sure they are correctly coded.

Period End

? Responsible for the calculation, preparation and posting of routine general ledger journals and the reconciliation of the associated balance sheet accounts. This includes reconciling default cost center and all prepaid balance sheet accounts.

? Responsible for the calculation, preparation and posting of Interest journal.

? At year end ensure all the processes are carried out as per the audit timetable, and support the audit team with information required during the audit process.

? Helps drive improvements in internal controls, systems, processes and procedures ? directed by the Head of Finance.

Management Accounting

? Responsible for producing period-end management accounts including commentaries and variances as required. Monitor departmental actual performance forecast and budget, analysing variances and potential problems and makes recommendations to Heads of Department as appropriate to ensure adherence to budget / forecast.
? Help produce department budgets/forecasts in accordance with the timetable

Experience Required

? Significant previous experience of working in a finance department
? Good experience of purchase to pay and purchase ledger
? Good financial system experience
? Record of improving systems, controls, processes, reporting
? Approachable, determined, get things done
? Good at dealing with non-finance personnel

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