Finance Assistant

Job Title: Finance Assistant
Job Reference: CA/HQ00052825

Location: Sunbury
Job Type: Contract

Salary:
£27000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits: Private Medical, Pension, Life Assurance
Sector: Accountancy

Posted 6 days ago

FINANCE ASSISTANT - 18 MONTH FTC - AMAZING TECH COMPANY!!

A fantastic opportunity for an experienced Finance Assistant to join this outstanding leading tech company on an 18 month fixed term contract

LOCATION: Sunbury on thames, Middlesex

PACKAGE: £27k - £30k Basic Salary, Private Healthcare, Pension, Life Assurance, Discounted Gym Membership, 24 days annual leave.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The purpose of this role is to perform a variety of accounting and book keeping tasks, month end reconciliations, credit control and sales invoicing, reconciling customers statements and general administration across the business.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Raise sales invoices in sterling and foreign currencies
  • Prepare and reconcile customers’ monthly statements
  • Maintain debtors’ ledger and allocate cash received
  • Prepare weekly debtors’ reports and follow up late payers
  • Maintain Cash Books and prepare monthly bank reconciliations and credit card reconciliations across the business.
  • When required, assist the Purchase Ledger Assistant to enter suppliers’ invoices; reconcile amounts invoiced to Purchase Orders; reconcile suppliers statements and investigate variances
  • Assist with the month end and year end procedures.
  • Assist with filing quarterly VAT returns as required
  • File monthly EC sales lists and monthly Intrastat
  • Raise Letters of Credit and submit necessary paperwork
  • Assist with ongoing implementation and testing of a new company wide Accounting and MRP software package

Other Duties & Responsibilities
  • Assist Financial Controller and Finance team as and when required
  • Cover for absent staff in the team within the remit of the job accountabilities 
  • Undertake ad hoc projects relevant to the operation of the department

PERSON SPECIFICATION:
  • Experience in raising and processing invoices and payments received
  • Systems implementation experience is essential for this role
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good numeracy and analytical skills
  • Systems implementation experience
  • Project experience
  • Good knowledge of Excel
  • Good organisational skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Confident in liaising with other areas of the business and suppliers
  • Self-motivated: comfortable in working independently and able to prioritise
  • Collaborative approach and flexibility to contribute to cross functional projects
  • Can work under time constraints to meet agreed deadlines
  • 5 + A to C level GCSE’s or equivalent
  • GSCE level minimum B grade or equivalent in English and Maths
  • Part qualified ACCA /CIMA

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Trevor  Lee

Introducing...

Trevor Lee

Managing Director

Having been in recruitment for 15 years, in 2006 I decided to form Jenrick Commercial (a new division of The Jenrick Group) and I have to say, it’s been one hell of a ride. Recruitment has changed drastically over the last 15 years, however, I’ve learnt that if you keep things simple, work hard, be honest and really understand your clients and candidates then you will do well.

My loves in life are my wife (Miriam) and my son (Toron). I’ve been married for nearly 20 years, so I was snapped up early (my wife clearly has good taste – or at least I like to think so!).

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