Altus Group now has an opportunity for a Junior Finance Assistant to join our busy Finance team based in Manchester. This is an entry level position and would suit a college leaver, or similar, looking for a first step into a career in finance. In this role, you will be responsible for processing and entering accounts payable invoices and employee expenses, as well as the processing of payments.
This position is a hybrid-working role, you will predominantly work from home after your initial training period. However, occasional attendance will be required in our Manchester office so it is required that you are based within a daily commutable distance to the office.
Processing and entering invoices and classifying and matching invoices and cheque requests
Daily monitoring of accounts payable inbox and ensure all invoices processed in timely manner
Preparing and processing employee expenses through Concur, ensuring reimbursement is timely and accurate, and matching back up records once expenses are paidPayment
Preparing and processing weekly cheque runs, including the processing of wires and EFTs
Checking all invoices for proper documentation and making agreement prior to paymentReconciliation
Reconciling vendor statements to payment records and working with vendors and other parties to ensure that discrepancies are being correctedFiling
Ensuring files and documentation comply with policy of the company and accepted practices on accountingOther
Providing assistance by acting as a back-up for other Finance Assistants during the month end close to ensure that deadlines are met
Working on ad hoc projects to help streamline and improve processesExperience & Skills required
A-Level/ BTEC/ College Diploma or equivalent in Accounting/ Finance/ Business Administration or similar would be preferred
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Can problem solve and multi-task efficiently;
MS Office skills including Excel skills