Finance Assistant

Business Hr Solutions Ltd
Cranfield, UK
16 Sep 2019
29 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Hours: Full-time Monday to Friday 37.5hrs per week

Duration: Permanent

Salary: Competitive

Location: Cranfield, Bedfordshire

A rapidly growing technology company seeking a Finance Assistant with a positive can-do attitude along with the tenacity and energy to take ownership of tasks through to completion.

Due to company growth and staff promotion, Crave Interactive have an immediate vacancy for a permanent full-time Finance Assistant, based in our new offices at Cranfield University Technology Park. Working under the supervision of the Assistant Management Accountant, the Finance Assistant will have the opportunity to be involved in all aspects of the sales and purchase ledgers, developing the role to be their own.

Principal areas of involvement:
  • Purchase requisitions
  • Processing purchase invoices through approval and payment
  • Data entry of purchase ledger transactions
  • Staff expense claim processing and payment
  • Raising and sending sales invoices
  • Updating internal systems with project invoicing and payment status
  • Credit control and collections
  • Resolving queries through liaison with colleagues
  • Internal reports and reconciliations
  • System and process improvements

Essential skills and experience:
  • Adaptability, a willingness to learn and the aptitude to develop
  • Energy and self-motivation
  • Enthusiasm and a can-do attitude
  • Good / intermediate Excel skills
  • Proficiency with IT
  • Organisational skills with an orientation for detail and accuracy
  • The capability to multitask and follow-up to complete tasks
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a small, dynamic team

Desirable skills and experience:
  • Sage 50 experience
  • Experience of Asana
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Prior experience of finance process improvements and best practices
  • Studying towards a formal accountancy qualification
  • Foreign languages, particularly Spanish

What we offer you in return:
  • A challenging and varied role as part of a motivated team that is leading innovation within its market
  • A competitive compensation package with benefits
  • A fun and dynamic company environment, where your opinion matters and will help to shape the future business
  • An opportunity to progress your career in a fast-growing and exciting technology company
  • Crave are committed to employees' personal development through individual tailored and funded plans involving external and internal training, opportunities to experience and understand all areas of our business and coaching

The company

Crave Interactive is a world leading developer of in-room tablets and cloud-based services used by over 5 million guests each year in some of the world's most prestigious hotels across 20 countries.

The company is a dynamic and innovative UK based technology business headquartered at the Cranfield University Technology Park, Bedfordshire, and with operations in the USA, Mexico, Netherlands and Asia.

Crave's mission is to provide the very best guest services software to the hospitality industry with solutions that delight hotel guests and increase profits for each of their clients and it has a clear strategy for success in a fast-growing global market.

Following a major investment, the business is set for significant growth over the next 5 years and is therefore looking for high-calibre individuals to join the team.

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