Finance Assistant

Recruiter
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Location
Edinburgh
Salary
18000.0000
Posted
11 May 2017
Closes
10 Jun 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Finance Assistant, Edinburgh, Permanent, £18,000-£20,000

Your new company
Involved in projects across the UK providing specialist consultancy services, this SME organisation is seeking a Finance Assistant to join their small Finance Team within 1 of their 4 offices. Due to substantial growth, doubling their turnover and increasing their staff and project numbers, the position is a newly formed, permanent and exciting opportunity.

Your new role
Based in Edinburgh and reporting to and assisting the Finance Manager, you will be responsible for the purchase and sales ledger, involving coding, processing and raising invoices. You will carry out supplier statement reconciliations, prepare and process a range of payment runs, and authorise and process staff expenses. Further to this, you will prepare payroll for approximately 150 staff on a monthly basis and carry out credit control by scheduling initial call and email reminders for the receipt of payments. You will handle any relevant queries, providing the required evidence, documentation and information for other departments, liaising closely with administrative staff.

What you'll need to succeed
You will have strong experience in undertaking sales and purchase ledger maintenance and a working knowledge of accounting software, preferably Sage. Your success will be determined by your attention to detail, as working to a high level of accuracy is crucial. Within a dynamic and growing organisation you will be adaptable with good communication and interpersonal skills. Strong computer and typing skills is sought after along with the ability to work to multiple deadlines.

What you'll get in return
You will received a competitive salary of between £18,000 and £20,000 depending upon your experience. In addition to this you will join a company undergoing exciting development and a warm and welcoming office and team with the opportunity to take on further responsibilities given your capabilities allow.

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