Finance Assistant

Siamo Recruitment a division of Siamo Group
Cirencester, UK
12 Jul 2019
21 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a professional Finance Assistant who's looking for their next challenge? A role to really put their stamp on? Siamo Group have an excellent opportunity for a proactive natured individual to join our clients finance team of 3 running the day to day activities of the sales and purchase ledgers, credit control, general accounting duties and the treasury function.

This small, successful and fast moving business will allow you work across 4 key areas providing an extremely varied role.

The package on offer:

* Yearly salary reviews

* Pension (Up to 7% employer contribution)

* 25 days holiday per calendar year pro rata, plus bank holidays and birthday day

* BUPA Health Care

* Annual bonus scheme based on own personal performance

* An above market starting salary of £26,000

Our client has provided the following responsibilities for this Finance Assistant role:

* Assisting the Finance Manager in General Ledger and other accounting duties where required. For example - Quarterly VAT returns and more.

* Hold regular Debtors review meetings with the Finance and Operations Managers to address ageing debts and queries

* Update cashflow weekly including debtors and creditors

* Reconcile petty cash monthly and reconciling banks on a weekly basis

* Cashbook management through the general ledger

* Preparing BACS payments and issuing ad hoc cheques

* Issuing of sales invoices and credit notes, ensuring accuracy prior to inputting into Sage

* Reconcile supplier statements and investigate any discrepancies

* Coding, processing and owning approval of all purchase ledger items

* Monitoring and actioning the Accounts Inbox in Outlook

The ideal candidate for this Finance Assistant vacancy will have the following:

* Confident telephone manner

* Able to self-manage with a methodical approach and an eye for detail

* Sound knowledge of Sage 50 Accounting software or equivalent

* Computer literate with intermediate Excel skills (pivots, Vlook-ups, Sumif etc)

* Proven track record of outperformance, owing issues to conclusion and delivering high quality output

* Previous exposure in a similar role which included Credit Control responsibilities

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