Finance Officer

15 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Join our team as a Finance Officer to assist in managing and maintaining financial information and systems for business units. You will ensure current systems and procedures are maintained in accordance with specified company financial procedures, contractual, quality and compliance standards.

Our ideal candidate would be enthusiasitc and eager to study or continue studying AAT!

You will provide financial support to the Finance Shared Service and Procurement Manager including processing all financial transactions including sales ledger, purchase ledger, petty cash returns, client expenses, voucher allocations and general journals for a specific business unit. You will liaise with operational staff and management to ensure excellent customer service and delivery of the department’s agreed service levels.

Key Responsibilities

* To maintain accurate and up to date financial systems and information for the Group.

* Update and maintain accounting journals, ledgers and other records detailing financial business transactions (e.g., disbursements, client expenses, vouchers, receipts, petty cash payments, sales ledger claims and receipts and supplier invoices and payments). Enter data into computer systems using defined computer programs and methods including Sage, SAP and Excel.

* Maintain the purchase and sales ledgers for the business posting all invoice, receipts and payments accurately and in a timely manner. Produce month end debtor, creditor and bank reconciliations for line manager review.

* Recording and accounting for cash transactions complying with the Company’s petty cash procedures and accounting timetable.

* Verifying the accuracy of invoices and other accounting documents or records.

* Compile data and prepare a variety of reports.

* Reconcile records with both internal company information and external information issued by suppliers and customers.

* Investigate questionable data, escalate to line management and recommends action to resolve discrepancies.

* Maintain the finance filling and archiving – scanning, storage, general filing and send out invoices and remittances to suppliers and customers via email/post

Skills and Experience

* Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

* Good planning and organisational skills

* Follow up queries and take action when required

* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

* Good organisational and analytical skills, able to work accurately and work on own initiative

* Excellent team player

* Willing to study AAT

* Proficient in Excel, Sage

* Desirable SAP

Additional Information

Salary £19,200 - £24,150 pa

Location: Hockley, Essex

Hours: 8.30am - 5.00pm Monday- Thursday 8.30 am - 4.30pm Friday (Full Time)

Closing Date: 28 March 2019

Benefits:25 days annual leave + bank holidays, Pension, Competitive Salary, Optional Health Insurance, Employee Assistance Programme, Cycle to work scheme, Eye care scheme, Access to wide range of local and national discounts.

Seetec is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share and uphold this commitment in conjunction with the requirements of the Prevent Duty and the positive promotion of modern British values.

Dependent on the role applying to you may be required to process a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS/DS) check. Seetec support the recruitment of ex- offenders and will not discriminate in anyway. Our full policy statement of “Ex-Offenders” can be found on our website under” About us”

Seetec is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

If you require assistance with your application or an alternative format please contact the recruitment team on (phone number removed)

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