Vacancy: Finance Assistant (New Markets UK) Location: Swindon For 200 years Johnson Matthey has been a business of growth and innovation and we believe our most exciting times are still ahead of us. Our research and technology development have led to world changing products which enhance life for everyone; looking to the future, our New Markets Sector is developing and building technologies to lead the way in clean and sustainable living. Featured on the FTSE 100 index and with a wealth of industry awards – including Britain’s Most Admired Company – Johnson Matthey have built their reputation for innovation, sustainability and employee satisfaction throughout the organisation and global industry. We have an exciting opportunity for a Finance Assistant to join the Finance Shared Service Centre, working closely as part of a small team to deliver transactional support to the businesses within the New Market Sector. The SSC is a volume driven, dynamic environment with excellent opportunities for innovation and new models of working to help us achieve our objectives of a first-class finance service to our customers. Key responsibilities Working as part of a team in the newly created Finance Shared Service Centre, providing a service to 10 business units within Johnson Matthey New Markets Sector UK Processing and issuing sales invoices from SAP Running and issuing customer statements from SAP Reconciling customer accounts in case of query/unallocated cash Order release – seeking approval to release orders over credit limit, working to tight deadlines Raising proforma invoices and monitoring payments made in advance Month end tasks: reconciliation of AR to GL, calculation of customer complaints and bad debt provisions, preparing AR KPIs Maintenance of customer master data on SAP, including credit checks (D&B) Monthly reviews of AR ledger Import duty clearance Processing employee expenses, including resolution of queries and reconciliation of the corporate credit card account Supporting the transactional processing team with AP processing and payment runs Other ad hoc duties as required Are you the ideal candidate? You will have: Experience of transactional processing working in a finance team Experience of working in a busy and dynamic environment; ability to meet deadlines and prioritise work Excellent communication skills and tenacity Intermediate Excel - able to set up a spreadsheet and use basic functions and formatting Knowledge of SAP is desirable but not essential as training can be given Johnson Matthey Plc is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.