Finance Assistant - Flexible Working

Recruiter
Cluett Reeve Ltd
Location
Poole, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Sep 2019
Closes
28 Sep 2019
Ref
1261195535
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Responsible for keeping accurate financial records for all transactions (across primary and 3 further connected companies). On either a full or part time basis.

Role specification:
  • Handling all day to day financial transactions across sales, purchase and nominal ledgers, including receipts, payments, invoices/credits, journals etc.
  • Coding of transactions to relevant accounts, departments and projects
  • Daily processing of multiple bank and card accounts, including foreign currency
  • Reconciling bank, card, intercompany and other balance sheet accounts on a daily/weekly/monthly basis, as specified
  • Operating monthly payroll, including overtime and bonuses
  • Processing outbound payments to suppliers and employees
  • Go to person for general financial queries, internally and externally
  • Liaising with customers, suppliers, merchant acquirers, banking and other contacts
  • Primary contact for external accountants/auditors
  • Preparation of monthly adjustments, including accruals and prepayments
  • Maintaining fixed asset register, calculating and posting depreciation
  • Preparing accounts to trial balance stage on a monthly basis to strict deadlines
  • Producing other schedules, statements and reports as requested
  • Managing & filing relevant documentation
  • Preparation of quarterly VAT returns
  • Providing administrative and clerical support as needed
  • Additional bookkeeping duties as required

Person specification:
  • AAT or similarly qualified
  • Strong bookkeeping skills, with demonstrable previous experience in a similar role
  • Organised and efficient
  • Confident and able to operate with limited supervision
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good communicator, able to build and maintain relationships both internally and with external partners
  • Highly computer literate, with excellent working knowledge of, Microsoft Office, electronic accounting and payroll packages (Sage Line 50 Accounts and Payroll preferable)
  • Ability to work quickly, accurately and to deadlines, using a logical and methodical approach

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