Finance Analyst

Marks Sattin recruitment
Reading, UK
15 Sep 2019
28 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Marks Sattin have partnered with a exciting organisation based in Wokingham. This rare opportunity for a Finance analyst has come up due to growth within the business.

Job Purpose

To support the Finance Manager in the provision of a high quality finance service to internal and external customers.

Covering a range of accounting, planning and analysis activities, supporting an efficient and effective financial control environment and delivery of exceptional business partnering and insight.

  • Support and cover the accounts payable and accounts receivable teams by posting invoices, payments, reconciling supplier statements, etc
  • Support development and delivery of business analysis and insight for our internal stakeholders, improving the quality of financial information to the business in order to improve business performance.
  • Deliver periodic Key Performance Indicator reporting to develop an understanding of underlying business performance.
  • Support the finance manager in completion of compliance activities incl VAT returns, ECSL, National Statistics, etc
  • Proactively manage own time and activity, seek out opportunities to support the activity of others
  • Support the development of process and procedural documentation to continue to evolve best practice within the team.
  • To maintain professional standards of communication and behaviour at all times.

Areas of responsibility
  • Finance administration duties, to include:
    • Processing of purchase orders, purchase invoices, supplier statements and supplier payments. Specific ownership for selected suppliers
    • Set-up of new suppliers, managing authorisations, etc.
    • Support in periodic sales invoice runs
    • Preparation and distribution of daily cash received report
    • Processing of customer credit card payments
    • Daily bank reconciliations
    • Petty cash management and reconciliation
    • Work with the FD and Finance Analyst to design and produce KPI reporting, to deliver insightful information to the business on a periodic basis.
    • Support the development of the Annual Operating Plan (AOP) by analyzing key performance trends and metrics for use in future planning.
    • To meet the demands of qualification requirements and work with the training provider and line manager to ensure qualification is obtained within set timescales.
    • Efficient use of systems including: Navision, BAPS (Internal operational system) Outlook, Excel and Word (training will be provided where necessary).
    • To respond to requests for information relating to the Finance function.

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