Finance Assistant (AAT, Studier or QBE)

Wisborough Green, Billingshurst
Up to £21,500 plus training + Benefits
12 Jul 2018
09 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Finance Assistant (AAT, Studier or QBE)
Wisborough Green, West Sussex
Up to £21,500 plus training + Benefits

We are a rapidly growing technology company that supports corporate and public-sector clients with world-class IT services, solutions and products.

Our thinking is award-winning and we’re constantly embracing exciting changes within our industry to ensure we’re able to deliver exceptional solutions to our customers. We pride ourselves on having a different view and a better answer.

The Finance Assistant Opportunity:

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. 

Finance Assistant Main Duties and Responsibilities:

+ Raising customer invoices and credit notes on a daily basis
+ 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
+ Collating and processing the company credit card 
+ Assisting with credit control function across the group
+ 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
+ Providing holiday/sickness cover within the finance department.

Finance Assistant Skills and Experience:

+ Previous experience or exposure of sales ledger is essential
+ Highly proficient in MS packages including Word, Excel, Outlook and working knowledge of Access and Sage Line 50 or another similar accounting package is highly desirable
+ Highly numerate and logical with a focus on accuracy and attention to detail
+ Solid analytical skills, with the ability to create and analyse reports when required
+ Strong administrative skills
+ 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
+ Team player – understands the importance of collaborative working.
+ Educated to A-Level (or equivalent)
+ Although the AAT qualification is preferred, we would also welcome applications from individuals who are working towards this or are qualified by experience. We would also consider supporting the successful candidate through AAT.

Location: Based from our offices in Wisborough Green, West Sussex (Guildford 30 minutes, Horsham 20 minutes). Due to our location, access to own transport is essential. 
Hours: 9.00am to 5.30pm / Monday to Friday. (37.5hrs per week)
Salary: up to £21,500 plus training

Benefits & Perks:

Includes: life assurance, healthcare cash plan, employee assistance programme, on-line discounts & savings platform, free parking, spot bonus scheme, recruitment bounty scheme, dress down Friday, fundraising, sports & social club, health and wellbeing programme.

Start date: ASAP 

Additional Information:

+ Must have the right to live and work in the UK
+ Must have access to own transport due to location 
+ Full training and support will be given.

To Apply: Please include a covering letter (which includes salary expectations) along with your CV outlining the skills and experience that make you the ideal candidate for this position. 

We look forward to hearing from you!

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