Finance Assistant

Recruiter
Reed
Location
Bath, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Jul 2019
Closes
22 Jul 2019
Ref
1200877808
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Working for an award winning company who are industry leaders in their field - with modern offices, a vibrant and positive organisation and fantastic culture, this is a chance to get hands on commercial finance experience.

And how does dress down Friday EVERY DAY and study support sound?

Due to significant ongoing growth they have been able to add additional head count and currently have a fantastic development opportunity to offer for a finance assistant to join their team.

Reporting to the Management Account you will:
  • Be managing your own workload predominantly based around financial processing and reconciliations
  • Provide support to the management accountant, across all areas of Finance for the channels business
  • Additionally drive improvements in financial processing as the business continues to grow and become more complex.

Your key responsibilities will include
  • Supporting company management accountants
  • Management of multiple purchase order systems and processing of purchase ledger invoices
  • Resolving purchase order reconciliation issues
  • Assisting with month end procedures including preparing sales invoices and bank reconciliations
  • Sales ledger processing, including reviewing sponsorship and branded content contracts
  • Managing credit control, including sending monthly statements to clients, chasing payments via email and sending a monthly aged debt report to the commercial team
  • Assisting with the year end close and audit
  • Other ad hoc duties as required

You will know that you're doing a good job in the first few months if you:
  • Are self sufficient around month end, providing reliable reconciliations and postings for review
  • Meet deadlines within the month end timetable
  • Are a fully integrated member of the team, working collaboratively across the department

The ideal candidate
  • A part qualification in AAT or equivalent
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent numerical skills
  • Intermediate Excel skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong organisational skills and ability to work to deadlines
  • Ambition to learn and grow and take on responsibility
  • Adaptability to a business that is growing and evolving
  • Ability to work in a collaborative team
  • And ideally we'd like
  • Sage 50 experience
  • Experience of working within media or retail
  • Good educational background

The package
  • A competitive salary
  • Study support and full training
  • 5 weeks holiday, bank holidays & extra days given for Christmas week shutdown
  • Enhanced sick pay
  • Pension Plan
  • Modern offices with air con, showers, bike parking & coffee machines
  • Free lunch every month before payday
  • Free birthday pizza lunch out
  • A fantastically vibrant, positive, friendly, active and collaborative working environment

If you have the relevant experience, APPLY NOW and I'll be in touch with all suitable applications

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