Finance Assistant

The Original London Sightseeing Tour
London (Greater)
09 Mar 2019
30 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
The Original Tour, London’s premier sightseeing tour company has a vacancy for a Finance Assistant to work in our Finance Department at our head office in Wandsworth, London SW18.

The Original Tour has been operating for over 66 years and it’s not just great services that draw customers to our operation, it's the whole experience. With a large fleet of open top double decker buses, the Original Tour entertains hundreds of thousands of visitors annually with innovative tours & services to make the most of their visit in London.

Finance Assistant

In this important role you will be responsible for the accounts payable function.
Duties will include:
• Ensure that all supplier invoices received are collated and coded on a daily basis to be loaded onto the purchase ledger system as well as matched to purchase orders
• Process the invoices accurately with meaningful descriptions in a timely manner
• Distribute invoices to relevant members of staff for authorisation and liaise with those individuals to ensure that payment deadlines are met
• Ensure supplier statements are received on a monthly basis and reconciled to the system reporting
• Provide reports to the Accounts Supervisor to facilitate invoice validation on the system
• Prepare and submit files for supplier BACS payments
• Ensure that Direct Debits are up to date, each with a corresponding invoice processed in the system
• Prepare and distribute manual cheques where necessary
• Maintain filing and perform ad hoc duties as required.
• Maintain effective relationships with other departments to ensure that they are aware of relevant financial deadlines where appropriate
• Work closely with the Accounts Supervisor and other members of the Finance team as required
• Look to improve current processes where possible.

Skills and Experience Necessary:
• Purchase ledger experience desirable
• Confidence in actively liaising with suppliers by both telephone and email in order to investigate queries that arise
• Strong attention to detail
• Ability to work effectively in a team in order to meet tight deadlines
• Good working knowledge of Excel and Microsoft Outlook
• Strong communicator

Hours/ Days of Work:
The normal hours of work would be from 09.00 – 17.30 Monday to Friday
Job Type: Part-time (3 days)

Salary: £14,700 per annum

Proof of the right to work in the UK is essential.
If you are interested and possess the required skills, please apply online with a cover letter and your CV.

Regrettably, only successful short-listed applicants will be contacted.

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