Bookkeeper and Finance Analyst

11 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Fast Growing Internet Company Seeks Bookkeeper / Finance Analyst

Position: Bookkeeper and Finance Analyst

Location: Garstang, PR3 1NJ

Salary: £19,500 per annum

Job Type: Permanent

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (part time also considered for first 6 months)

About forward2me, Europe’s leading International Parcel forwarding service, is looking for a Bookkeeper and Finance Analyst to join the team. forward2me serves customers around the world helping them shop in the UK by receiving and exporting goods they have bought online in the UK and Europe. We’re the highest rated parcel forwarder with a 96% customer approval rating. We are growing fast and it’s an exciting and dynamic place to work with opportunities to develop skills and advance.

Why apply?

    Be part of a great, motivated, team who care about their workA friendly atmosphere and a buzzy place to work with paid for events like the Christmas partyPrivately owned and run by successful tech entrepreneurs who care about and look after their loyal staffYou will work closely with the CEO, CTO and Finance DirectorThe company is growing fast with future opportunity for career growth and advancement for talented hard working employees28 days holiday per year including bank holidaysEarn more holiday after two years’ service - up to 5 extra daysInitially we would consider part time working for up to the first 6 months if that was of interest.
The role

In this varied and responsible role you will be handling most of the day to day finance operations of the company. You will work with people across the business including the company Accountant, Finance Director, CEO, CTO, Operations Manager and Customer Service team where you will:

    Initially perform bookkeeping on the purchase side of the business including:
    invoice receipt, scan and codebank reconciliation
Later progress to include all sales bookkeepingPay suppliers and manage the bank accountProcess and pay expensesAnalyse key supplier invoices to validate that billing is accurateWork with suppliers to resolve disputed invoicesPrepare reports for the executive teamAttend monthly finance reviews with the executive team.Skills and Experience

You must

    Have three or more years of bookkeeping or finance experienceHave previously managed company bank accounts and paid suppliersBe an enthusiastic and fast user of online and web based systemsHave excellent Microsoft Excel skillsShow good attention to detailBe organised, accurate and reliableBe assertive and effective when dealing with suppliers and business customersHave good verbal and written communication skillsTake ownership of problems and see them through to resolution.
Any of the following would be an advantage

    Experience with Xero accounting softwarePart qualified or studying towards relevant qualificationsFinance experience in the logistics industryExport or international trade experience.
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