Finance Assistant

Spec Recruitment
Bristol (City Centre)
10 Jan 2018
18 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client based in north Bristol are seeking a Finance Assistant to join their very close-knit and hard-working team:

Job Title: Finance Assistant

Responsible to: Finance Controller

Job Summary

  • Support the Finance Controller in recording financial details of the company
  • Maintaining financial records, for Purchase Ledger, Job Accounting, Sales Ledger, Time Reporting, Credit Card & Expenses, Financing Administration, and Nominal Ledger
  • Responsible for prioritising their time across all areas and seeking support, when necessary, from other team members via the Finance Controller
  • To maintain all key areas, accurately process transaction data and ensuring that reporting deadlines are met at all times
  • Develop and maintain contact with people throughout the company in order to contribute towards the efficient running of the accounts function

Key Requirements:

Completing duties assigned by the Finance Controller

Financing Administration:

Responsible for the Financing Administration process:

  • Updating schedules, scanning and submission to external provider

Job Accounting:

Actively support the Job Accounting process, particularly at month end as and when required by the

Finance Controller

Nominal Ledger:

Actively support the Nominal Ledger process as and when required by the Finance Controller:

  • Bank reconciliation, cashbook, nominal analysis, accrual schedule, review, creating and posting nominal Journals

Procedure Documentation:

Responsible for Procedure Documentation for accounting dept. processes:

  • Understanding and writing up of the process
  • Administrating any changes
  • Maintaining the full manual

Purchase Ledger (Control Function):

Responsible for Purchase Ledger control function, including:

  • Month End Reporting, in accordance with the reporting timetable. Work to month end deadlines
  • Update Daily Ledgers
  • Invoice Registration of Invoices & Distribute for authorisation daily
  • Payment Allocations
  • Resolve all queries as they arise
  • Filling of invoices and other admin duties
  • Supplier Maintenance
  • Counter check x4 monthly payment runs before handing to a Director for authorisation
  • Maintaining Direct Debit and Standing Order Schedule

The successful candidate will be joining a very close knit team that work well together on varied tasks, working directly with:

  • Office Co-ordinator & Assistant Accountant
  • Credit Controller
  • Part Time Finance Assistant
  • And 50 other non-financial staff and 25 self-employed contractors

Candidate Specification:

  • Adaptable
  • Hard-working
  • Good eye for detail
  • Friendly
  • Hands-on approach
  • Minimum 1-year experience in an accounting environment
  • Ideally a ledger administrator
  • Confident using MS excel and word

Additional Information:

  • Minimum 30 hours per week
  • Minimum 4-day week
  • Full time is 37.5 hours per week, 9am to 5pm with ½ hr un paid lunch
  • Full time salary £20,000-£21,000 / Per Hour £10.26-£10.77, depending on experience

Some benefits that our client is offering:

  • A very competitive pension scheme with a 7% contribution from the company
  • Free parking
  • Life assurance 4x salary
  • Bonus scheme
  • Joining a loyal, knowledgeable and long serving team across many areas of business.

This is a fantastic opportunity, if it sounds suitable for you, apply today!

Spec Recruitment:

The team at Spec Recruitment are a passionate, dedicated and unique team of experienced recruitment consultants who genuinely love what they do! They aim to make your job search simple and pride themselves on standing out by bringing a personal and unique touch to recruitment.When Spec Recruitment receive your application, they will also consider whether there are other opportunities that may interest you, but feel free to apply for all roles that suit your needs.Please note, Spec Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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