Finance Assistant

Focus Resourcing
Closing date
11 Jun 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
Based West of Reading and working for a lovely small, successful company you will be required to assist with Finance administration, including Sales Ledger and bookkeeping responsibilities. You will be a strong team player, with a great sense of humour and willingness to learn.

The company are seeking a candidate who is happy to take on more responsibility from the manager as the role grows and develop long term with the company.


Sales Ledger Control with approximately 700 customers, sales circa £3m

Post BACS receipts from customers, maintaining cash book

Post cheque receipts from customers, maintaining cash book

Post cash receipts from customers, maintaining cash book

Collate, reconcile and post credit/debit card receipts from customers maintaining cash book

Post and issue credits following collections/returns

Enter customer invoices/credits

Process New Customer Credit requests to obtain references and credit check

Open new Customer accounts on Intact

Credit control and maintenance of CRM with accurate and timely notes
Purchase Ledger Control with approximately 250 suppliers, and over £2K spend per month

Enter supplier invoices to Intact

Raise debit or credit notes as required

Liaison with Purchasing /Sales Office with any invoice/delivery/price queries

End of each month, invoices manually batched and reconciled to suppliers' statements

Payment to supplier, ensuring payment terms are met and prompt payment discounts obtained

Pay ad hoc pro forma invoices as requested and maintain Cash Book

Ensure VAT invoices received from supplier for all pro forma invoice deliveries

Check and pay expense claims

Reconcile credit card statements for all office/supplier purchases

Complete and return any new Supplier account requests

Enter new Supplier details to Intact

Reconcile cash payments

Reconcile mileage claims

Keep filing accurate and up to date

The person:

Previous finance experience in sales/purchase ledger and bookkeeping
Robust nature

Ability to fit in with a diverse workforce

Flexible approach to work routines and requirements, within overall core timescales

Good mix of eye for detail without losing sight of bigger picture

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