Finance Assistant

Proftech Talent
Closing date
11 Jun 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
Finance Assistant

We are recruiting for a Finance Assistant in the Solihull area on a full-time permanent basis. The focus of the role is to be the complete ledger function for a division of the business. This will incorporate transactional multi ledger processing and aged Creditor/Debtor reporting in multiple currencies.

This role will require you to prioritise and complete tasks in line with deadlines.

As a Finance Assistant you will need to have/be:

Experience of Sales/Purchase Ledger or part qualified accountant with a ledger background
Have had exposure to accounts receivable, accounts payable and bank processing with a wider understanding of accounting processes
Good working knowledge of input VAT
The ability to own and question transactional processes in to support systems development
Experience of working in the motor industry would be advantageous
Good level of Excel skills and would be advantageous if you had prior exposure to Netsuite/AS400
Good communication skills and ability to pick up new systems and processes quicklyDetails:

Salary: £24, 000 - £27, 000
Working Hours: Monday-Friday, 37.5 hours
Location: Solihull
Duration: PermanentRole of a Finance Assistant:

Maintain the database for New Suppliers and New Customers in Netsuite and ensure all contact details are kept up to date and accurate and the correct pricing/invoice distribution information is set up in the system
Process any payments through the purchase and sales ledger to maintain accurate and up to date picture of outstanding balances
Raise direct debit spreadsheets and approval for payment
Download supplier payments from Netsuite and process through a spreadsheet for approval
Checking intra-company reconciliations and Raising Purchase orders and Sales orders in Netsuite for any intercompany Transactions and raise Invoices and Credits for these intercompany Transactions. Ensure these amounts are cleared through payments each month to the correct Banks Accounts so that the Intercompany Ledgers are clear.
Managing journal entries and ensure proper ledger coding in support of monthly closing.Purchase Ledger

Process invoices and credits for suppliers through the automated processing system
Reconcile Statements back to the Ledger to ensure all invoices are processed correctly.
Ensure all invoices are approved in time with due dates and all payments are made with the agreed timelines and remittances are sent out to Suppliers.Sales Ledger

Credit control for customers on a regular basis to ensure Aged Debt is kept to minimum
Raise any sales invoices for customers for monthly charges and adhoc charges
General day to day admin for the sales ledger including entering Bank details and filing direct debit mandates and keeping track of any incoming post.
Answering queries and providing copy invoices etc where necessaryBenefits of working as a Finance Assistant:

25 days holiday plus bank holidays (pro rata)
Secure and free parking
Subsidised canteen
Pension Scheme
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