Finance Assistant

Food and Drink Recruit
London (Greater)
From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Finance Assistant, Greenwich, London

Based in Greenwich, London, the Company is one of the UK's leading independent bakeries. The Company was founded in 2003 by a former Michelin-starred chef and has built a strong reputation as the go-to supplier of the widest range of quality handcrafted breads, cakes and pastries in London.

They are an ambitious and growth-oriented company looking to drive significant year-on-year growth while maintaining their core values. They have recently invested in a re-launch of the brand, as well as new bakery space, to promote the business further and ensure that any new business demand can be met.

They are currently upgrading the business reporting software to SAP B1 which is a very powerful MRP business reporting tool. This is an exciting time for the business and will enhance the business processes and reporting functionality.

Responsibilities Include:

  • To assist in the implementation process and process development of SAP B1
  • Managing the debtors ledger and prioritising accounts that need chasing in order to ensure cash collections are optimised and made in line with customer credit terms
  • New customer applications are processed using applicable references from trade, banks and Credit Safe.
  • Ensuring that customer statements are sent out on time along with copy invoices where required and timely resolution of customer queries
  • Timely allocation of customer receipts and resolutions to receipt errors
  • Processing the weekly Direct Debits in relation to receipts from customers and ensuring payments are allocated efficiently and failed D/D's are escalated where necessary
  • Credit Safe monitoring in relation to important and significant changes to customer credit ratings
  • Assisting with the weekly cash flow forecasts in order to assist with cash flow forecasting for the business
  • Processing the purchase invoices and employee expenses
  • Dealing with purchase invoice queries (requesting copy invoices, credits, statements and disputes)
  • Supplier statement reconciliations and payment processing to ensure that our suppliers are correctly paid within their payment terms
  • To process the daily cash reports and resolve queries for the retail side of the business

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Experience of working in an accounts receivable role and have transactional finance experience
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • IT literate with proficient experience of Excel
  • Proactive approach, eager to take ownership for delivering positive outcomes

They are committed to support members of the team in development in relation to formal accounts qualifications and business experience development.

Salary: £23,000 - £25,000 + Benefits

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