Finance Assistant

4 days left

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Slough
Salary
22000.00 - 25000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
17 Mar 2021
Closes
14 Apr 2021
Sectors
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
My client are currently looking for a bright and switched on Financial Assistant to join their team. The company are full of dynamic and forward thinking people, and they are looking for a likeminded candidate to come in and really hit the ground running! As the company are growing rapidly year on year it is a very exciting time to join as there is real opportunity for progression and the ability to shape the role once competent with the main responsibilities.

Training will be provided for candidates with lesser experience.

Are you a Finance Assistant with over 2 years' experience?

Do you have experience within the FMCG industry?

Are you competent with transactional accounting?

If so this could be the role for you!

Role responsibilities:

* Sales ledger invoice entry

* Sales receipt entry

* Ensure allocation of receipts against the related sales invoice and follow up any discrepancies or unmatched entries

* Ensure credit control activities are maintained through the strict application of credit limits, weekly statement issue and follow-up with overdue items

* Purchase ledger invoice entry including the reconciliation to purchase order, goods received delivery notes (as applicable) and related documentation

* Analyse payments made through the company credit card accounts and amazon account and prepare posting entry

* Analyse payments made through petty cash and prepare the posting entry

* Cover for the FM in their absence.

* Process the daily book-keeping tasks to ensure the financial records are complete and up to date at all times within the accounting system (currently Sage 200)

* Participation in the regular credit control activities, such as the weekly issuing statements and follow up of late/overdue receipts

* Other ad hoc tasks as required

Skills and experience needed:

* A minimum of 2 years' previous experience within a similar role

* Strong Excel skills including VLook up's and Pivot Tables

* Ideally experience within a FMCG environment

* Flexible working attitude

* Strong written and verbal communication skills

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