Finance Assistant

  • Accounting
  • Plymouth

Job Information

Salary :

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No. of Openings :

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Job Description

I am recruiting for a Finance Assistant to join a business in a City Centre location. Reporting to the Senior Accountant, the main purpose of your job role will be to accurately process transactions to the financial systems, focusing on the purchase ledger. You will also be required to carry out other routine tasks within the Finance Department as requested.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To process purchase ledger invoices, takings sheets, refunds, mileage and other transactions
  • Credit Control
  • To monitor and reconcile Cash Floats and Petty Cash
  • To keep up to date with systems, processes and IT developments appropriate to the post
  • Maintain Purchase orders system
  • Process takings sheets
  • To ensure that documents processed through the Ledgers comply with statutory regulation
  • To answer queries and advise on processes and policy affecting payments to suppliers and outside bodies
  • To answer queries and advise suppliers on matters of payment and other matters
  • To alert and advise the Senior Management of untoward events
  • To ensure all documentation is correctly filed
  • To carry our post, counter and other office duties on a rota basis
  • To organise work with a focus on meeting the needs of the department’s customers

Essential Experience / Qualifications and Attributes Required:

  • Educated to GCSE (O level) standard 5 x GCSE including Maths and English or equivalent
  • Experience of working in a finance environment
  • High standard of literacy and numeracy
  • Awareness of finance processes and financial controls
  • Experience of VAT
  • Good attention to detail
  • Ability to effectively use Microsoft Office, especially Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Able to prioritise accordingly in a changing environment

If you have the relevant experience as detailed, please submit an up to date CV by using the ‘apply’ button.

For an informal chat about this position please call Geraldine Ives on 01752 252533.