Finance Assistant

Recruiter
Reed
Location
Thurmaston, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
27 Jul 2019
Closes
31 Jul 2019
Ref
1204742634
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Reed are working on behalf of a local client who are currently seeing extensive growth due to recent acquisitions, due to progression that are looking to recruit a Finance Assistant to work alongside an experienced accounts team.

Job Description:

The Finance Assistant will contribute to the efficient working of the Finance Department by executing daily, weekly and monthly tasks with strong attention to detail.

This is a broad accounting role, with a wide and interesting remit. The successful candidate will utilise strong accounting / book-keeping knowledge, time management skills and effective problem solving to ensure success. The ability to work with spreadsheets and Sage at an advance level would also be useful.

Duties

• Purchase Ledger - processing invoices, following up with suppliers and resolving discrepancies in a timely manner. Checking utility bills for correct reads and tariffs applied.

• Making timely supplier payments by chaps, bacs and cheques, correctly allocating the payment on the accounting system.

• Sales Ledger - raising monthly invoices, processing payments received from customers, producing statement of accounts, chasing overdue accounts. Maintaining a schedule for regular invoicing (i.e. rent). Reconciliation of customer invoices with output reporting and processing direct debit collections.

• Cash Book - processing daily bank deposits/payments (non-Purchase/Sales Ledger).

• Bank reconciliation at month end.

• Monthly accounting journal adjustments.

• Assisting with Weekly, Monthly and Year End reporting tasks.

• Subsidiary company accounts preparations.

• Reception and Administrative support, when required.

• Perform all other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Strong Microsoft Office skills

Ability to show initiative and take responsibility

Ability to work effectively as part of a team

Good communication and problem-solving skills

For further information on this role or to be considered please submit your up to date CV or alternatively please contact Reed Accountancy Leicester for a confidential chat.

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