Finance Assistant

Location
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Salary
£18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted
24 May 2019
Closes
24 Jun 2019
Ref
14019227/001
Contact
Seehab Ahmed
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Part time

The opportunity to join the retail sector as a Finance Assistant supporting the finance manager with critical functions.

Client Details

An ambitious local local Retail business that has a small tight knit team and is looking to expand with the addition of a Finance Assistant. Located in Bedford, they are an easy commute to anyone located either in Bedford, Milton Keynes or other nearby areas.

Description

The key responsibilities of the Finance Assistant are:

Purchase Ledger

  • Entering and filing of Supplier invoices in a timely manner
  • Maintaining Invoice Master log which details the cycle from receipt of invoice through approval process and finally to payment of invoice
  • Managing the Invoice approval process internally
  • Reconciling supplier statements to the accounting system
  • Assisting with sending key suppliers remittances as required

Sales Ledger

  • Entering and filing of Sales invoices
  • Maintain and reconcile sales ledger accounts
  • Send out customer statements to key customers as required

Other Duties:

  • Support the team in all day to day financial accounting processes
  • Support the month-end processes, including all reconciliations
  • Prepare and review the financial journals: prepayments, accruals, depreciation, reconciliations, etc
  • Assisting with producing the quarterly budget and forecasts

Profile

The successful candidate for the role of Part Time Finance Assistant will have:

  • Part Qualified ACCA/CIMA/ACA/AAT
  • Previous experience of transactional finance
  • Previous Experience of Month End would be desirable
  • Good system knowledge
  • Have used Excel to a Pivot Tables and V-lookups standard
  • Good communication skills are essential

Job Offer

The opportunity to gain exposure in a massively varied role that will provide valuable experience to any career.

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