Finance Assistant

Pertemps Managed Solutions
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking to recruit a Finance Assistant on a temporary basis to cover maternity leave for the current incumbent. Working as part of the Finance Team and reporting to the Financial Accountant, the purpose of the role is to assist the team in retrieving, recording and maintaining financial records to support the business. This position will be based in Hinckley.

Job Description:

• Assistance with Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable activities, including raising customer sales invoices in line with billing deadlines, supporting the processing of supplier invoices and supplier payment process, ensure billing / invoice queries are responded to on a timely basis.

• Responsibility for monitoring incoming cash receipts and the allocation of customer remittances on a timely basis. Ensuring intercompany loan and interest balances are maintained accurately on the ledgers in line with information provided by the Group Treasury function. Recording UK transfer pricing journal entries in line with information received from Group. Raising intercompany recharge invoices to the client partner entities and for the monitoring of intercompany invoices issued to UK.

• Review, prepare and schedule, monthly imbalance report and working closely with group entities to ensure that any UK imbalances are rectified in a timely manner. Monthly balance sheet reconciliations ensuring ledger balances agree to underlying records. Schedule monthly / quarterly VAT payments ensuring that any payments are sent through to the payment processing team ahead of payment deadlines.

• Monitor property rates for all UK sites ensuring that direct debit payments agree to expectations.

• Support Business Controller activities, ensuring customer month end reports are raised to set timescales. Assist with ad hoc and general finance queries, and support team objectives.


• Working towards an accounting qualification (CIMA preferred)

• Relevant experience in similar Accounting environment/logistics business.

• Professional, accurate & precise, ability to manage multiple objectives, enthusiastic, ability to work under own initiative, excellent communication & presentation skills, exceptional analytical skills, ability to work under pressure.

• High Proficiency in MS Office (Excel, Share-point, VBA, Access and Power-point). SAP experience preferred but not essential

For an informal discussion about this role and what you are looking for in your next role please ask for Sian at Pertemps Managed Solutions