Finance Assistant

  • Salary:
    £27,000
  • Job type:
    Permanent
  • Posted:
    2 months ago
  • Category:
    Clerical
  • Job Reference:
    69396

Overall Role Summary:

Reporting to the Financial Controller and a key member of the finance team, you will be responsible for the Purchase Ledger, Sales Ledger and other general accounting duties that support the maintenance and efficient and accurate Accounting function.

Key Responsibilities & Activities:
(Provide details of the activities the role-holder will execute, monitor, report on, and manage – include people management responsibilities if applicable)
Purchase Ledger
You will be responsible for:
• Posting the invoices to the purchase ledger
• Payment Run
• Statement Recs
• Managing 3rd Party AP Processor
• Ensuring all suppliers’ accounts are settled within our terms
• Ensuring direct debits are paid correctly
• Dealing with suppliers’ queries

Sales Ledger
You will be responsible for:
• Creation of credit notes
• Preparation of customer statements
• Dealing with general customers’ queries
• To deal with the company’s credit control, chasing debts, ensuring all customers’ accounts are settled within our terms for UK customers

General Accounting Duties
You will also be responsible for general accounting duties which will include the following:
• Month End Reconciliations / standard journal postings
• Processing expense forms for payment
• Processing payroll (Training to be provided if no experience)
• Daily Banking processing
• Preparing and submitting Intrastat and ECSL to HMRC
• Bank / petty cash and Foreign cash reconciliation
• Assisting with ad-hoc accounting duties as required
• Providing support to the team as required
• Any other financial and other duties as required to support the business

Skills & Competencies
Excellent knowledge of MS applications (Advanced in excel)
Ability to analyse data
Excellent communication skills
Good planning & organizational skills
Ability to manage and prioritise work effectively
Excellent attention to detail
Good interpersonal skills and the ability to liaise at all levels of the business


Disclaimer - FRS strives to be an equal opportunities employer and is committed to treating all applicants alike. FRS does not treat any individual on grounds of sex, age, colour, marital status, race, nationality or ethnic or national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability or membership or non-membership of a trade union, less favourably than others. All vacancies advertised are open to all ages.