Finance and Operations Assistant

Recruiter
Recruitment Genius
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
10 Jan 2018
Closes
09 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Established in 2003, with more than 10 years' experience in the aviation market and a dominance in Europe, this company is now in the most exciting growth phase, creating new products for both retail and the business sector. They are seeking a Finance and Operations Assistant to join their innovative and dynamic team based at the University of East London.

Job description:
- To assist the finance and operations team with any ad hoc duties
- Responding to customers and suppliers via email
- Help in processing purchase orders and schedule deliveries liaising with the warehouse staff as and when needed
- Keeping up to date with deliveries
- Stock take and stock reconciliation weekly and monthly
- Credit control including issuing statements and calling customers
- Recording cash payments, cash receipts and bank transactions into QuickBooks
- Set up payments in the banking system
- Update and maintain monthly cash flow report
- Produce reports from QuickBooks on stock, sales, etc.
- Input expenses in Sage including credit card statements and staff expenses
- Excel use at an intermediate level
- Help keep QuickBooks up to date by inputting invoices, sales, expenses etc.

The ideal candidate will:
- Have experience of working in a fast-paced office environment, ideally 2-3 years
- Have experience in either a finance/operations role
- Have a good working knowledge of QuickBooks, Sage or any other accounting package
- Have a good working knowledge of MS Office especially MS Excel
- Possess strong spoken and written communication skills to liaise with blue chip clients
- Prioritise and manage their workload to meet deadlines
- Have good attention to detail
- Qualified to degree level

Personal qualities:
- Strong communications skills
- Good attention to detail
- Good work ethic and Reliable
- Positive attitude
- Determination and persistence
- Ability to work in harmony with Co-Workers
- Eager and willing to add to their knowledge base and skills

Permanent - Part time (20-25 hrs per week) leading to a full-time position.