Finance Assistant

Finance Assistant

Job Title: Finance Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bank, City
Salary: £24,000 - £28,000
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: #4519
Contact Name: Dan Pallant
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 01, 2018 17:48

Job Description

Finance Assistant – Bank

Our client, a global professional services and consulting firm, is seeking a Finance Assistant, to support the CFO and Financial Controller, who wishes to leverage their existing experience working for a dynamic SME with a truly global footprint. The ideal candidate would provide the following services:

  • Maintain the purchase ledger, expenses, disbursements and petty cash
  • Assist with the management of online bank accounts including preparing payments for authorisation
  • Process assignment request forms
  • Maintain the sales ledger including raising and processing invoices (multicurrency) and receipts
  • Processing of monthly interim invoices / timesheet reconciliation
  • Manage the outstanding sales balances and contact customers to confirm payments
  • Help prepare reconciliation of monthly bank accounts (multicurrency)
  • Maintenance and monthly reconciliation of invoice financing facility
  • Various other administrative finance and non finance tasks

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Accountancy qualification/experience essential
  • Strong communication skills
  • Someone who has impeccable attention to detail and excellent organisational skills
  • Self-starter able to work with minimal management supervision
  • Good time-keeper with ability to manage expectations and manage up well
  • Must be able to work under pressure and to strict deadlines
  • Experience of SAGE, useful but not essential
  • Highly computer literate e.g. Excel, and all MS office tools
  • Problem solver
  • Excellently presented, positive attitude and mind-set
  • Has a flexible approach to work
  • Outgoing personality and has initiative
  • A true team player, who is willing to complete tasks that may not be in their immediate realm of responsibilities in order to get the job done