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Finance Assistant /Accounts Assistant - 1yr Maternity cover

Travail Employment Group
Burgess Hill, UK
Closing date
16 Dec 2020

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Job Title: Finance Assistant / Accounts Assistant - 1 year maternity cover

Salary: £19,000 - £20,000 per annum

Location: Burgess Hill

Duration: Jan 11th 2021 until end of December 2021

Hours: Monday - Friday 8.15 am - 4.15pm

Benefits: 20 days holiday + bank holidays, Workplace Pension, Free Parking, great positive atmosphere

We are delighted to be working with our wonderful client in their search for an experienced Finance Assistant to join their team on a Maternity Cover basis.

Reporting into the Finance Director, this role will you see become responsible for a wide range of finance and accounts related tasks including Sales Ledger, Purchase Ledger, Administration and banking.

The ideal candidate will have experience in a similar role and experience using Sage Line 50. You will be joining a great, positive and sociable office team where a sense of humour is a must!

The Finance Assistant will be responsible for correcting, processing and reconciling a wide variety of accounting documents such as invoices, departmental billings and reviewing financial information. As such, the ideal person will have previous knowledge of accounting terminology, excellent organisational skills, and attention to detail.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Sales Ledger:

Entering data using Sage Line 50 and invoice processing through Sage 50 Clous Accounts Professional
Invoicing on a daily basis including customer specific portal invoicing
Monitoring and undertaking Credit Control on a daily, weekly and monthly basis
Accounts receivable daily
Generating monthly statements and email to customers
Credit Checks as requested by sales team or management
Maintaining customer records Sage / Credit control entries / account entries

Purchase Ledger:

Accounts Payable - Payments and remittances emailed to suppliers
Maintenance and checking of supplier accounts
Liaising with Purchasing department & to keep check on new suppliers / costs of raw product bought and to report changes and or discrepancies
Reconciling delivery data/sheets with Purchase orders, processing & posting on Sage Line 50.
Opening new supplier accounts (dual authorisation / permission)

Accounts Administration:

Complete all rebates and spreadsheets.
Collect all information and submit the Intrastat.
Processing and sorting daily post-delivery / distribution to company departments
General filing and maintenance of filing cabinets and stationary
Answering/directing telephone calls and queries in the absence of the receptionist
Maintenance of daily banking accounts
Printing and processing day to day banking statements
Reporting any anomalies or unauthorised movement within any of the accounts
Maintenance and posting in Sage Accounts of scheduled payments (dual authorization / permission) and receivables
Banking of cheques received
Reconcile credit cards

The Person:

Strong excel skills
Previous experience in a similar position
Previous experience using Sage Line 50
Excellent organisational skills
Attention to detail and ability to review work to identify anomaliesTravail Employment Group is operating as an Employment Agency. Once you click to apply for this job your application will be immediately received by Travail Employment Group. If your application is successful a consultant will be in contact with you within the next 7 days. If you do not hear within 7 days you have unfortunately not been successful on this occasion
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