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Finance Assistant

Published 17 January 2024
£12.00 - £14.00 per hour
Coventry, West Midlands
Job Starts: 17th January 2024
Accountancy & Finance

Job Description

Finance Assistant | Temp to Perm | Westwood Heath | Up To £14ph

Are you an accounting enthusiast with a keen eye for detail? Do you thrive in a dynamic environment where problem-solving and teamwork are valued? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

Role details:

  • Temp to Perm opportunity
  • Salary up to £14ph
  • Westwood Heath
  • Office based
  • Fantastic overtime pay available

This is a fantastic opportunity for those on short notice periods or with immediate availability.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Matching supplier invoices to purchase orders once delivery notes have been entered and ensuring all invoices are authorised in accordance with Company policy.
  • Input of 'other' authorised purchase invoices onto SAGE.
  • Control GRNI in preparation for month end
  • Control Query Log and gain resolution around query invoices to allow for processing in the month they relate
  • Reconcile supplier balances as reported in SAGE to supplier statements
  • Resolution of finance-related queries
  • Assist with the preparation of quarterly VAT returns.
  • Prepare accurate PVA Records to be declared on VAT Returns
  • Ensure accurate record keeping for VAT audits, internal or external
  • Assist with reconciling SAGE control accounts in respect of sales ledger, Invoice Finance, and bank account's.
  • Assist with Reconciling 10 bank Accounts to include 4 currencies.
  • Plan, organise and manage own workload to ensure contribution to the company's monthly financial reporting process is achieved in a timely and accurate manner
  • Assist with end-of-year accounts preparation.
  • Assist with ensuring Company accounting authorisation procedures are adhered to.
  • Any ad-hoc duties as requested by the Finance Manager

Skills and Experience:

  • Strong accounting technical knowledge.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Previous experience in a similar role.
  • Solid understanding of double entry accounting.
  • Proven experience in cash allocation and actively reducing unallocated cash.
  • Positive, can-do attitude.
  • Exceptional problem-solving and query resolution abilities.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.

If you are interested in this role please upload a copy of your up to date CV and we will be in touch to tell you more about the role.

I look forward to hearing from you!

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Required Skills

  • accounts
  • purchase ledger
  • AP
  • P2P
  • sales ledger
  • credit control

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