Finance Assistant

14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Finance Assistant
Ref: req40244
Position: Finance Assistant
Location: Swindon
Salary: £20,500
Contract Type: Permanent (Full-Time)
Closing Date for Applications: 19th May 2017

As a Finance Assistant you will be responsible for ensuring that you support the Finance manager in all aspects of the Finance role in a busy Warehousing & Distribution environment. The role also includes day to day Management of the purchase ledger and payroll functions. The role includes weekly and monthly reporting for both DHL and the customer to the agreed deadlines.

Key Responsibilities in this role will include:

Take ownership of the fixed cost backup and finance support for weekly quick's process for RDC/NDC and HC operations.
Assistance with setting up accurate Payroll weekly estimates
Responsible for financial aspects of the KRONOS payroll system, understanding mechanism of variable premiums and overtime.
Responsible for the completion of DHL Trading and associated reporting to a high standard.
Assistance in completion of site balance sheet reconciliations & open book reconciliations.
To support the Commercial/ finance manager in the preparation of robust M&S budgets and forecasts.
Assist with the completion of period review packs providing variance analysis on key areas.
Assist with the production of key reports on a daily, weekly, monthly and adhoc basis for both the customer and DHL in an accurate and timely manner, providing variance analysis and detailed commentary.
Ensure strong financial controls and systems are managed and pro-actively ensure the controls are maintained.
Work closely with the Central Finance team to ensure accuracy and integrity of the purchasing and payroll information.
Strong analytical skills to interrogate data, identify trends and highlight areas for improvement to enhance business performance.
Management of accounting, payroll, purchasing and Kronos clerk

Key skills and experience in this role will include:

Experience of working within a Finance team
A level standard - Essential
Degree level - Desirable
Part Qualified with Professional Accountancy Body - Desirable

What will you get in return?

As a part of a growing DHL population you will receive access to a variety of our excellent benefits which could include; 25 days holiday, pension scheme, medical cover, childcare vouchers, retail discounts, flexible working, training, development and secondments opportunities and MANY MORE.

What you'll need to do next?

If you have a proven track record of achievement to match the requirements for this role and you are looking for your next career move, simply apply online ensuring that a full up to date CV is attached with your application.