Bookkeeper and Finance Assistant

pension, 21 Days Hols + Bank Hols
09 Nov 2016
02 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Bookkeeper/Finance Assistant, Slough

A superb opportunity to join a fun and friendly team, within the finance team of a fast growing manufacturing & distribution business. They are seeking an experienced and highly self-motivated Bookkeeper, who has strong excellent attention to detail and accuracy; and who enjoys working with data/figures. You will be responsible for providing reliable and robust Finance support, with a particular emphasis on bookkeeping and reconciliations of accounts.

Key Features of the role:

* Reconciliation of all bank accounts (including invoice financing)
* Reconciliation of the Sales Ledger
* Reconciliation of the Purchase Ledger
* Reconciliation of the Company credit cards
* Check for variations between invoiced amounts and expected costs
* Inputting large amounts of data in to Sage software package
* Effective communication at all levels within the business and with external clients and suppliers as assigned
* Highlight and query and overdue or underpayments established during the reconciliation process
* Assist Finance team with general accounting responsibilities such as Credit control, invoicing, EC monthly sales submission, VAT return preparation and general tasks

* Organise own workload, meeting deadlines and demonstrating good sense of prioritising

* Enjoy of working with large amounts of numerical data daily.
* An excellent communicator with the ability to multi-task

* Experience of using Lloyds N/ABLE solutions would be highly desirable, although not essential

Skills/Experience/Traits Required:

* Previous bookkeeping experience; preferably within a established SME
* Highly versed with experience within Reconciliation's and accounts administration
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate at all levels
* MUST HAVE working knowledge of SAGE software
* The ability to remain calm and professional at all times, especially during busy periods
* A stable career history, with longevity in previous positions
* Strong attention to detail and a sense of pride in maintaining high standards
* Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office and confident working with computers, particularly MS Excel (Intermediate Level)
* Experience of using the Lloyds N/ABLE system would be highly advantageous
* AAT Level 2/3 qualifications would be highly desirable, but are not essential.
* Experience of working with multi-currencies (Sterling, US $ and Chinese Yen)

Package: GBP24-27K pa depending on experience gained within the sector. The role involves working Mon-Thurs 08:00 to 17:00 & Friday 08:00 to 15:30 (40 Hour week) and some flexibility can be afforded for experienced people who would like to suggest alternative working patterns.

21 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays, Pension Scheme, discounts on products, free car parking

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