Finance Assistant - Leading GBP80M IT Services Provider

West Sussex
21 Nov 2016
05 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Finance Assistant - Leading GBP80M IT Services Provider
Wisborough Green, Billingshurst (RH14)
Up to GBP24,000 Including AAT Training + Benefits

We are a well-established, dynamic and successful IT Solutions company, with offices across the UK and a head office in West Sussex. Our clients include leading commercial and public sector organisations and our partners include multi-nationals such as HP and Microsoft.

We are now recruiting for a Finance Assistant to join our busy team, based from our head office in Wisborough Green, West Sussex.

Ideally you will have sales and/or purchase ledger experience as you will be supporting the Financial Accountant on a wide range of tasks within the department. This is a busy, demanding and varied role that requires a proactive and hands-on approach. Full training and support will of course be provided. We would also consider supporting the successful candidate through AAT if appropriate.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

+ Raising customer invoices and credit notes on a daily basis
+ Reconciling purchase invoices and raising queries
+ Month-end supplier reconciliations
+ Raising supplier payments
+ Raising delivery notes on a daily basis
+ Analysis of and reporting on group sales and costs
+ Posting of the daily banking
+ Reconciling the bank account
+ Raising and administering daily bank payments
+ Reviewing and administering online staff expenses
+ Analysis of and reporting on staff expenses
+ Managing petty cash
+ Respond to issues promptly and efficiently ensuring that measures are put in place to avoid re-occurrence.
+ Respond to all emails and telephone calls and messages within a reasonable timescale.

Skills and Experience:

+ Previous experience or exposure to purchase and/or sales ledger is essential
+ Preferably AAT qualified or working towards the AAT qualification
+ Previous experience of working with Sage Line 50 is highly desirable
+ Highly numerate and logical with a focus on accuracy and attention to detail
+ Good analytical skills, with the ability to create reports when requested
+ Excellent communication skills both oral and written
+ Good interpersonal skills, the ability to work cross functionally and interact confidently with multiple stakeholders
+ Excellent planning and organisational skills with the ability to prioritise, manage time effectively and work to tight deadlines
+ A self-starter with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision
+ Flexible with a "can do" approach
+ The ability to work calmly under pressure
+ Highly proficient in Excel, knowledge of Microsoft Access would be useful
+ Team player - understands the importance of teamwork
+ Educated to A-Level (or equivalent)
+ Although the AAT qualification is preferred, we would also welcome applications from individuals who are qualified by experience. We would also consider supporting the successful candidate through AAT.

Location: Based from our offices in Wisborough Green. Due to our location, access to own transport is essential.
Hours: Full Time 9.00am to 5.30pm / Monday to Friday.
Salary: up to GBP24,000 including training (depending on qualifications/experience)
Start date: ASAP
Other: Must have the right to live and work in the UK

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