Finance Assistant

The Work Shop
Poole, UK
01 Oct 2019
25 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting and rare opportunity has arisen to work for a creative, innovative and extremely friendly company based in Poole!
Working in a fast pace environment, you will be responsible for a range of accounting tasks. The position requires a person with energy, flexibility, initiative and self-motivation. You should have experience of setting up and maintaining effective and efficient financial procedures with hands on experience of financial administration.
It is essential to have previous experience with Sage 50 and will be accredited as (or be working towards) a recognised accounting technician qualification and/or have similar experience gained in a workplace setting.

Role and Responsibilities of Finance Assistant
• To gather and collect all the financial data and information, to verify whether it has been accurately entered in the system, to monitor and retrieve the financial details whenever there is a need, etc.
• To review and post account payable ledger entries, manage and process invoices, to prepare and review account receivable, and other balance reconciliation
• To assist in tracking the journal entries by reviewing the source documentation and making relevant adjustments, assisting in the preparation of audit requirements, supporting in the preparation of statistical reports and to make sure that they are standardized
• To provide general finance support in such as miscellaneous filing and ad hoc reconciliation.
• To ensure timely completion of accounting tasks in accordance with the outlined policies and procedures
• To be present issues at meetings, providing appropriate guidelines for improving the process

Qualifications and Education Requirements of Finance Assistant
• Accredited within a finance, accounting, audit, or tax award, or business management and administration qualification.

Essential Skills of Finance Assistant
• Excellent at executing the administrative functions independently and efficiently.
• Strong initiative / solutions driven
• Excellent planning, time management, and organization skills
• Excellent attention to detail / ability to identify discrepancies
• A team player with multi-tasking ability
• Strong computer skills - Microsoft Office essential
• Sage 50

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