Finance Assistant

Plus One Personnel
£18500 - £21000 per annum
21 Apr 2017
20 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Finance Assistant

Location: Banbury

Salary: £18,500 to £21,000 pa DOE

Our client is a hugely successful FMCG company based just outside of Banbury in North Oxfordshire. Due to impressive growth and continued global expansion, they are now looking to acquire the services of a talented Finance Assistant. This role would perfectly suit somebody who has worked previously in a finance department, probably concentrating on the purchase ledger and processing payments to suppliers. This role will develop over time into an Assistant Accountant position and if you are studying for your AAT (or have plans to start), my client will support you in this endeavour. The products our client works with are really interesting and you will gain exposure to a dynamic and diverse sector including international markets and the possibility of some future travel.

Key responsibilities:

  • To take control of Accounts Payable function, i.e. process detailed creditor documentation, payments and maintains the creditor database.
  • Prepare weekly payment packs.
  • Process cashbook payments.
  • Maintain the Accounts Payable database.
  • Complete requested credit applications.
  • Assists with day-to-day financial queries and ensuring queries are solved appropriately.
  • Participate in decision making processes within the finance team.
  • Assist in compiling monthly cash flow forecast for the Finance Director.
  • Staff expense claim and corporate credit card recon verifications.

Key skills and experience:

  • Minimum of 2 - 3 years' experience in an accounts payable and financially administrative environment.
  • Good knowledge of general accounting processes.
  • Basic knowledge of the FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) sector.
  • Computer literate (SAGE, MS Office)
  • Accurate record-keeping skills.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Accurate, numerate, precise and methodical in approach to work.
  • Diligent, attentive to detail, stress tolerant, logical thinker and a self-motivated worker.

The location of this client means that you will almost certainly require a car. If you do not have a car and a license please do not apply.

If you feel that you have the requisite skills and experience, please apply with an up-to-date CV today.