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Finance Assistant

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Closing date
8 Dec 2021

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Contract Type
Full Time
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Finance Assistant (6 Months Temp)

Your new company
A excellent opportunity has become available for Finance Assistant within a growing SME business. Based in Bristol city centre, my client is working exclusively with me to help fill a finance assistant role which is a newly created position. This role offers progression and the chance to join an inclusive business with a keen eye for development. The role will be to assist the Finance Manager by undertaking various bookkeeping tasks using the Accounting Package (SAGE50), recording receipt and expenditure, submitting gift aid claims and other bookkeeping and administrative tasks as required.

Your new role
  • Updating and maintaining supplier details in the accounting system.
  • Receiving, coding, and capturing supplier Invoices and expenses and ensuring correct authorisation
  • Filing processed invoices in the Payments file as agreed
  • Processing payments into Accounting System ensuring correct allocation
  • After payments to file invoices in appropriate supplier records
  • Prepare monthly Age Analysis and review with the FM
  • Sales Ledger- Updating and maintaining customer details on the accounting system and also keeping up the paper filing system.
  • Generating Sales Invoices in the Accounting System from quotations and other relevant information. Prepared sales invoice to be distributed as agreed (email, post etc).
  • Managing deposits and payments and the appropriate bookkeeping entry in the petty cash or cash books. If required banking receipts.
  • Prepare monthly Age Analysis and review with the FM
  • Managing the different project managers' Petty Cashes and balancing their spreadsheets monthly and ensuring it is balanced, coded, and captured correctly.
  • Assisting the FM in cashbook capturing and reconciliations as and when required
  • Assist the FM in obtaining and checking information from the accounting or filing system as and when required to help in the preparation of the monthly management accounts, the annual audit and Funding bids.
  • General telephone and admin duties related to the finance position.
  • Posting monthly standard journals agreed with the FM

What you'll need to succeed
  • Excellent organisation and communication skills
  • Knowledge of IT packages (Microsoft)
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and maintain a high standard of work
  • Comfortable working to deadlines

What you'll get in return
£10 p/h

What you need to do now
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