Junior Finance Assistant

Employer
Purely Recruitment Solutions
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
15 Jul 2022

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Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Junior Finance Assistant

Permanent

Full-Time (9:00am-5:30pm - Monday to Friday)

Salary dependent on experience

Newbury

We have the pleasure of assisting our client with recruiting a Junior Finance Assistant to join their friendly team in Newbury. The client - a forward-thinking, innovative and friendly law firm - have grown substantially in recent years to reach a turnover of £12.5m and a headcount in excess of 175.

Duties:

To summarise, duties include but will not be limited to daily banking, cheque printing, signing and handing out, cheque list reconciliation, completion statement/requisitions/filing/review.

Please see a more comprehensive list below:
  • Remain compliant with the companies policies and procedures.
  • Assist the Finance Manager and other colleagues in the efficient running of the Finance Team.
  • Conveyancing daily processing.
  • Processing credit card payments.
  • Internet payments, BACS, CHAPS etc.
  • Pending bank transactions.
  • Posting slips processing.
  • Communicate and deal with staff and staff matters in a professional and pleasant manner.
  • Anticipated disbursements.
  • CMS transfers, opening and closing.
  • Cost transfers, credit notes and processing bills.
  • Email responses - general queries.
  • Expenses/petty cash processing and paying.
  • Property searches posting and paying.
  • Supplier payments, purchase ledger, BACS/cheques.
  • Updating building society passbooks.
  • Analysing and processing client invoices.
  • Processing card payments.
  • Daily banking and cheque distribution.
  • Verifying and processing bank payments.
  • Processing bank credits.
  • Reconciliation of daily credit sheets.
  • Ledger postings including Land Registry/property Searches.
  • Dealing with incoming Finance post and emails.
  • Assisting with purchase ledger transactions.
  • General support to the Finance team.
  • Opportunity to gain further experience in all functions performed by the Finance team.

Skills/Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience within a finance environment - however, Finance/Accountancy graduates will be considered.
  • Good numeracy skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft office, especially Excel.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Ability to communicate at all levels with staff, clients and professional contacts.
  • Computer literate.
  • Familiarity with Case Management Systems would be beneficial.

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