Finance Assistant

Breedon Consulting Limited
Leicestershire, UK
13 Sep 2019
29 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Monday to Friday - 37.5 hours a week

Beaumont Leys, Leicester

22 days annual leave plus public bank holidays

2 duvet mornings every 12 months
Flexible working scheme
Bonus scheme
Employee of the month scheme

Free parking


Consultus is a world-class consulting partner with global reach, trusted by clients for our ethical stance and for delivering measurable results.

Who we are

Originally established in 1994, we have grown into an international group focused on providing trusted advice, buying services, market insights and ongoing management for Business Energy and Business Water, for national utility markets and cross-border. With operations in Europe, the Americas and Asia Pacific, group companies include Consultus International UK(The Energy Brokers) Limited,Consultus (PEMXQ) Limited, Consultus Worldwide Limited, Consultus Water Limited, and Consultus Assured Energy Limited. We also work with a global network of local partners.

Based in Leicester office, we are looking for a Finance Assistant to provide financial support for all aspects of the business, existing and future developments; in a timely, accurate and efficient manner.

Common Tasks
Including but not limited to:

* Issue purchase orders for company purchases

* Receive and process supplier invoices

* Maintain and develop close working relationships with suppliers

* Reconcile payables balances to supplier statements and deal with any discrepancies

* Set up supplier payments

* Process bank transactions through accounting software

* Manage direct debit and standing order payments

* Prepare monthly bank reconciliations

* Update weekly cash flow forecasts

* Process monthly journals i.e. Prepayments, Intercompany transactions, Depreciation

* Manage fixed asset register

* Prepare monthly fixed asset reconciliations

* Support the wider team by performing other duties that may be requested or required

Key attributes, qualities and experience required
Desirable Experience:

Must be from a numerate background, either through practical experience in a previous role or as a graduate from a mathematical/finance or business related discipline

Experience of the day to day operations within an accounting team

Proven Skills:

* Intermediate to advanced excel skills including Pivot tables and ability to manipulate and analyse large volumes of data

* Should be computer literate with excellent IT skills - e-mail, internet, internal systems etc

* Be able to manage multiple projects

* Be able to handle a high volume workload

* High attention to detail and work accurately to tight deadlines

* Professional approach

* Highly motivated self-starter with initiative, drive and the ability to work with minimum supervision

* Enthusiasm and resilience

* Problem solver

* Strong verbal and written communication skills

* Interest and desire to pursue a career in Finance

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