Finance Assistant - 8 Month FTC

Reed Accountancy
28 Apr 2017
28 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Reed Accountancy Colchester are delighted to be working with a locally based client looking to recruit an experienced Finance Assistant. This role would suit a bright enthusiastic individual who would become an integral part of the team. Applicants MUST have experience in Accounts and be available immediately.

As a core member of the team your main duties will be;

• D
ata entry on the Academy Financial system
• Prepare and post monthly adjustments for Accruals, prepayments etc
• Provide Budget Managers with regular reports on their Cost Centre’s income, expenditure and liabilities, journaling adjustments as required.
• Produce documents for month and year end procedures, eg adjustment schedules
• To liaise as required with Audit Personnel, Debtors and Customers
• Resolve system and general finance queries, deal with finance related correspondence and queries in the first instance
• Liaison with Reprographics colleagues and action recharges of internal use
• Responsibility for Petty Cash systems, processing and reconciliation
• Responsibility for the recording, security and banking of all academy monies, including sponsorship and donations
• Reconciliation of accounts including petty cash
• Responsibility for the generation of sales invoices and receipts in respect of monies owed to the academy and chasing of debts overdue for payment. Provide monthly Debtor and Creditor schedules and analysis to Business Manager
• Contribute to the continual improvement of the academy financial procedures
• Be aware of the principles surrounding VFM and Best Value, highlighting any issues identified.
• Manage payment runs

The Ideal candidate will have;

•Studying towards AAT
•Previous accounting experience
•PS Financials would be an advantage
•Strong MS Office and Excel skills
•Excellent communication skills

Additional Information

• 37 hours a week (Mon – Fri)
• Onsite parking & canteen

This is a responsible and rewarding role for an individual who is interested in pursuing a new challenge. If you are interested in this exciting opportunity please apply directly to:

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