Finance Administrator

Scout Recruiting Ltd
24 Dec 2018
23 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
My Stamford based client is now recruiting for a Finance Administrator to join their team. You will ideally have a good understanding of sage 50C and possess your AAT qualifications. Working in the accounts payable department you would ideally have experience in Credit Control and Accounts Receivable so that you can step in and cover for your colleagues when they are on annual holiday. The company offer excellent working conditions and their working week is Monday to Friday 9-5. Along with 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays they also offer additional non-salaried benefits. This is a full time, permanent position

Key Responsibilities:

* Processing, coding and authorising invoices

* Setting up weekly payment runs

* Supplier statement reconciliations, including Company Credit Card

* Accept invoices from suppliers and apply those sums to cost accounting

* Establish payment cycles, taking advantage of preferable terms when applicable

* Send invoices to manager or department head for approval

* Remit payments, retaining receipts of transactions

* Reconcile transactions and correct any discrepancies

* Evaluate performance and make suggestions to cut costs

* Have knowledge of processing payroll using external bureaux

* Develop relationships with suppliers

* Find ways to improve payment systems

* Audit accounts payable operations to make sure invoices and receipts are properly coded

* Maintain Cash books and perform monthly reconciliations

* Ensure VAT responsibilities are met

* Ad hoc month end report as requested by Finance Manager

Key Skills:

* Previous experience within Accounts Payable is essential

* Intermediate Excel skills

* Attention to detail / confidentiality

* Excellent communicator (verbal, written and listening skills)

* Demonstrable organisational skills, including time management, prioritisation of tasks and self-motivation

* Excellent IT literacy, accurate keyboard skills

* Be conversant with SAGE 50C

* Understand fundamentals of accounting principles/ideally possess AAT or studying AAT

* Strong customer service focus

* Ability to multitask

* Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

If you can show evidence of all the skills outlined above, then please get in touch. This is a company where you will feel valued and part of a team. The non-salaried benefits are fantastic and there is on site parking. For this position you will ideally live in Stamford, Rutland, Bourne, Deeping, Peterborough and the surrounding area

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