Finance Assistant

Finance Assistant

Job Title: Finance Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Central London
Salary: £20,000 - £28,000
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 3415
Contact Name: Tom Garratt
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 27, 2017 13:59

Job Description

This is an incredibly varied and challenging role suited to either a graduate or somebody with 1 or 2 years’ experience. You will need to be a commercially minded individual with good initiative, and willing to bring ideas and improvements to the business.

As a finance assistant, your duties will include:

Contract Management

· Responsible for checking to ensure both internal and external compliance, issuing, tracking and electronically filing client, contractor and permanent placement contracts

· New contractor induction process

· Client invoicing and factoring

· Contractor Payroll

· Data Quality checking and updating the recruitment team using a nightly automated report

· Ad-hoc internal audits to constantly improve on process and best-practice


· Input of all invoices into Xero

· Monthly management accounts including variance analysis against budget

· Day to day management of accounting system

· Maintaining a forward order book

· Credit Control

· Review and management of factoring accounts (including credit limits/drawdowns)

· Credit checking of new customers

· Supplier management (contract renewals/invoices/payments, evaluating best value and necessity)

· Staff expense approval and payment

· Ad hoc projects


· Huge influence in GDPR project that is upcoming including data integrity and compliance

· Office management and low-level HR related issues

You will be a highly motivated finance and accounting or law graduate or be working towards an accounting qualification, looking to work in a very fast-moving international organisation. You will be highly numerical with a strong attention to detail with a drive to want to improve back office operations. You will need to be comfortable working in a high energy, fast paced recruitment environment.

Benefits: Extended 90 min “gym lunch”, drinks fridge, free fruit/nespresso coffee, health cash plan, Friday 3pm finish

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