Senior Finance Assistant

CMD Recruitment
Melksham, UK
14 Jul 2019
19 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Location: Melksham

Purpose of the role:

To support the Site Lead and the wider finance team in providing financial and administrative support to the business.

Key responsibilities:

The role will be responsible for:

Processing the monthly payroll and ensure HMRC compliance;
To ensure compliant with Pension / Auto-enrolment legislation;
To assist in the preparation of the monthly management accounts and financial reports;
Maintaining the sales ledger to include:
Producing customer invoices promptly;- Posting invoices to Sage 200;
- Setting up new customer accounts and maintaining existing accounts;
- Chasing customers on overdue accounts; and
- Reconciling trade receivables control account.

Processing of invoices and credit notes;
Processing supplier and expense payments;
Preparation of quarterly VAT returns and EC Sales List;
Managing intercompany relationships;
Maintaining the cashbook;
Preparation of bank reconciliations;
Maintaining the fixed asset register and posting monthly depreciation journals;
Controlling the weekly collation and input of timesheets; and
Other month end reconciliations.

Candidate requirements:


Exceptional attention to detail;
Good organisational skills;
Excellent communication skills;
Solid team working skills;
Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word and Outlook; and
"Can do" attitude.Desirable:

Knowledge of Sage 200 accounting systems;
Knowledge of PAYE legislation;
Previous payroll processing experience; and
Previous experience of working within a group company structure.

Travel requirements

Travel to other Group offices may occasionally be required.

Other requirements

Candidates must have an existing right to live and work in the UK
Candidates must have passed UK security clearance to Security Check level or be able to obtain this level. To gain SC clearance you will normally have had to have been a resident in the UK for a minimum of 5 years

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