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Finance Assistant

Employer
Frazer Nash Consultancy
Location
Surrey, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
2 Nov 2020

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Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
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This is a Fixed Term Contract until 24th December 2020. We are looking for someone who is available immediately, subject to gaining Security Clearance.

We are a systems and engineering technology consultancy that helps organisations deliver innovative engineering to make lives safe, secure, sustainable and affordable. Our people join us to make an impact on the world and to learn from some of the best minds in the industry. Our people stay with us because they value our supportive team environment and the career opportunities provided by our sustained growth.

Our people are at the very heart of what we do, they are the reason our clients work with us to solve some of their greatest challenges. At Frazer-Nash, we want all of our people to feel they belong, confident in the knowledge that we value and respect the commitment they have made by entrusting their careers and expertise to us. We are committed to fostering a working culture that brings out the very best in our people, regardless of their circumstances, identity or background. We want our people to be themselves, feel empowered to achieve their personal and professional goals, and know that we respect the unique value they bring to the company. In support of this, we encourage thoughtful behaviours and work to foster a collaborative working environment.

Reporting to the Financial Accountant, the Finance Assistant has primary responsibility for providing support as required within the accounts department, responding to routine enquiries from staff and suppliers and investigating where appropriate. The Finance Assistant will also provide holiday cover for other posts within the accounts team so will be exposed to all aspects of transactional accounting to become familiar with tasks to be covered whilst colleagues are on holiday.

Purchase Ledger (Dynamics)
Data entry of purchase invoices (as required)
Matching of purchase invoices with POs (as required)
Reconcile supplier statements and request copy invoices where appropriate (monthly)
Assist with documentation in preparation for payment run (weekly)
Assist in following up on any outstanding invoices awaiting purchase orders or approval
Cancel POs no longer required as directed by the Financial Accountant (weekly)
Responsible for maintaining the accuracy of the Purchase Ledger
Ad-hoc Duties:
Respond promptly to general queries from staff, suppliers and customers (as required)
Assist in the chasing of timesheet entries
Other assignments and projects (as required)Quality Assurance, Data Protection and Client Confidentiality

Adhere to the Frazer-Nash Consultancy Quality Manual and Handbook of Quality Procedures
To be aware of Data Protection requirements and adhere to client confidentialityHealth & Safety

Make every reasonable effort to safeguard health and safety at work
Ensure the safety of both them self and their colleagues. This responsibility is a legal requirement which is shared by every employee
Be aware of, and comply with, the contents of the company Health and Safety HandbookRequirements

Ability to perform accurate work with a strong attention to detail and in a timely manner
Good communication skills, both verbally and in writing
To work effectively and constructively with immediate colleagues
Show good interpersonal and influencing skills
Demonstrate an interest in accounts work
Experience of data handling within Excel is desirable
Experience of using Dynamics is desirableBenefits

We provide our people with an excellent benefits package that comprises:

Happy To Talk Flexible Working
Competitive salary
25 days' holiday entitlement
Holiday sale and purchase scheme
Company pension scheme
Targeted professional development
Life assurance
Private healthcare membership
Bonus scheme linked into company performance
Paid membership fees to a professional institution
Support in attaining professional membership
Cycle to work scheme
Share purchase scheme
Season rail ticket loan
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