Finance Assistant - Maternity Cover

Location
Mirfield
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
25 Jun 2018
Closes
23 Jul 2018
Ref
00084520
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Finance
Contract Type
Interim
Hours
Full Time
12-month contract for maternity cover; supporting the daily operational performance of the Finance Transactional Team, with the aim to deliver world class service to both internal and external customers.

You will be a key member of the finance team working with Accounts Payable/Receivable and Treasury as well as the wider group Finance team. The role will initially be 50 / 50 split between Accounts Payable and Receivable but it is envisaged that it will be more Accounts Receivable focused towards end of 2018.

Key Tasks and Accountabilities:
- Process Accounts Payable invoices ensuring all invoices are processed accurately in a timely manner.
- Aid resolution of Supplier invoices, escalating queries as required
- Allocate Customer payments, querying any discrepancies promptly to maintain company cash flow.
- Process customer credits liaising with multiple departments to ensure Customers experience a speedy resolution to any concerns. Control the CCR process within finance.
- Review order releases and credit holds to meet tight customer order deadlines
- Assist the Transaction manager in the management of the company's risk profile
- Assist other team members during the duration of the contract as transactional finance will undergo change.
- Challenge slow paying customers to improve their payment profile.
- Work with team to minimise unallocated cash

Knowledge and aptitudes required:
- ICM Associate (Desirable)
- High levels of numeracy and literacy
- Competent and comfortable analysing commercial financial data.
- Good Excel skills, with a sound knowledge of other business software
- Experience in an export environment preferred but not essential.

Personal Competencies:
- Self-motivated and ability to work to deadlines.
- A true team player able to interact with all colleagues and go the extra mile to help the team
- Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail
- Ability to prioritise and organise tasks and apply urgency as needed with an organised methodical approach
- Strong communication and influencing skills
- Highly developed oral and written communication skills
- Adaptability
- Confident, professional yet friendly, calm and courteous manner
- Able to handle pressure
- Get excited by making things happen and therefore making a difference

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