Finance Specialist

London (Greater)
22 Mar 2019
29 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Please note this role is URGENT - candidate had accepted the role but has now pulled out


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 1 – 4 years of work experience (must include finance or accounting responsibilities)
  • excellent communication skills
  • Analytical and accurate
  • Highly organised
  • Positive, can-do attitude

Salary: £24,000 - £28,000 - please do not submit candidates above this bracket.


  • 26 days holiday (plus bank hols)
  • Pension, private healthcare
  • Possibility to support on Accountancy/Finance qualifications for the right candidate - **please do not brief candidates that this is guaranteed however**

Hours: 40 per week

Location: London

Interview process: 2 stages


Our Client is looking for an enthusiastic and multi-skilled individual to work with our Finance team. We encourage those with experience of financial or accounting responsibilities to apply!

As a Finance Specialist, you will thrive working in our Client’s fast-paced environment while continuously demonstrating your ability to maintain world class customer service.

You will display exceptionally high standards regardless of the relative priority of the task you are focused on. The ability to prioritise responsibilities and manage your time effectively comes naturally to you, ensuring efficiency with every detail you handle and see through to completion. Your ability to professionally communicate, both in writing and verbally, will shine through with every client interaction you have.

Through your attention to detail and the emphasis you place on exceptional service standards, discrepancies will be resolved appropriately, and incoming payments will be processed efficiently. You understand the impact exceptional service truly has on your own success as well as the strengthening of client relationships. You set the bar high and work daily to push the limits when it comes to service standards. Working closely with the Managing Director, you will be responsible for the day-to-day financial administration of Our Client.

Daily activities include, but are not limited to:

  • Performing financial and accounting related activities in a timely manner
  • Prepare finance journal entries and account reconciliation reports
  • Evaluate financial documents for correctness and completeness
  • Ensure financial and accounting reports are prepared in accordance with company/HMRC rules and regulations
  • Generate financial transaction records for collections, invoices, payments, expenses, revenues, etc. for future reference purposes
  • Address financial issues and inquiries in a timely manner
  • Maintain accurate documentation for financial operations and transactions
  • Perform month end closing activities such as expense accounting, account reconciliation, etc
  • Manage account payables and receivables activities
  • Assist in managing credit and collection activities

Our ideal candidate

  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree
  • 1 – 4 years of work experience (must include finance or accounting responsibilities)
  • High standard of professional communication skills
  • Analytical and accurate
  • Highly organised
  • Positive, can-do attitude

What to expect

  • Competitive package
  • 40 hours per week
  • 26 days of holiday per year, a great pension plan, private health insurance options
  • The opportunity to work at a central London location
  • Collaboration with customers, colleagues and suppliers alike
  • Platform for personal development and growth
  • Working with friendly colleagues in a vibrant, open and modern environment
  • Freedom and empowerment to initiate one’s own projects and ideas

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