Finance Assistant - Entry Level Opportunity

London (Central), London (Greater)
£18,000 - £22,000 DOE Plus Benefits
20 May 2019
17 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Finance Assistant - Entry Level Opportunity
London, W11
Are you looking to kick start your career in the world of finance? Want to join a successful company who invest in their staff? If so, read on
About the Company
Our client is an independent creative marketing agency who apply bigger thinking to everything they do.
For over 25 years, they have been helping their clients connect with their markets and customers. Whether it’s an immersive event or an award-winning integrated campaign, they always find the big solution.
Now, they are looking to grow their Finance team and recruit a Finance Assistant to provide professional and comprehensive administration and support to the department.
The Benefits
- Salary of £18,000 - £22,000 DOE
- Healthcare cash back scheme
- Pension scheme
- Cycle scheme
- Fresh fruit deliveries
- Computer scheme – make savings on IT equipment through a government-backed salary exchange scheme
- 20 days’ holiday (rising with service) plus Bank Holidays and a Christmas shutdown
This is an excellent opportunity to start your career within a fast-paced and dynamic business. Our client is passionate about investing in their staff and offers great development opportunities to help them reach their full potential.
So, if you are looking to take your first steps on the professional ladder, this is the role for you.
The Role
As a Finance Assistant, you will be responsible for supporting the financial health of the business through a wide variety of finance and administrative tasks.
Specifically, you will:
- Undertake the efficient and accurate preparation, input and maintenance of data into the financial systems
- Raise sales invoices and credit notes ensuring complete and accurate recording of transactions into ledgers
- Provide analysis on awaiting POs and work with the operational team to identify and alleviate issues
- Liaise with internal departments to raise new jobs and maintain the finance job list.
- Be responsible for the management of employee timesheets and ensuring prompt completion
- Train new employees on the time sheet system and be first point of contact to resolve any issues
- Reconcile and post into the accounts any petty cash movement
- Be responsible for the timely processing of employee expenses and credit cards ensuring full documentation is provided
- Provide ad hoc analysis of expenses and credit card spend
About You
To be considered as a Finance Assistant, you will need:
- Strong administrative skills
- A desire to work in finance
- The willingness to learn new skills and increase your knowledge
- To be mathematically proficient and have the ability to work confidently in Excel
- A positive attitude
- The ability to thrive under pressure
- A high level of confidentiality and the ability to apply discretion where appropriate
- To have excellent interpersonal and face-to-face skills
- Excellent attention to detail
Although not essential, a degree level qualification (2:1 and above or equivalent) would be beneficial to your application. The intention to obtain accountancy qualifications and to have completed an internship within an accountancy or finance department would also be an advantage.
Other organisations may call this role: Junior Finance Assistant, Trainee Finance Assistant, Junior Finance Clerk, Finance Administrator, Accounts Assistant, or Accounts Administrator.
Webrecruit and our clients are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.
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Working hours: 37.5 hours per week, Monday – Friday

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