Finance Assistant

Penns Personnel
Castle Bromwich, Birmingham
£20,000 per annum
02 Aug 2019
29 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Penns Personnel are delighted to be recruiting a Finance Assistant for a valued client to cover maternity for 9 months. The position is to assist the Finance Manager and Management Accountant to achieve the reporting timetable, whilst maintaining the sales and purchase ledger.

The Role
  • Ensure month end routines are completed in accordance with the accounting timetable.
  • Processing approximately 250 to 300 invoices per month, raising purchase orders and update trackers.
  • Match invoices to purchase orders, post to ledger, ensuring correct authorisation is in place
  • Record disputes, ensure communication line to resolve as quickly as possible.
  • Generate backs, cheque and wire transfers.
  • Statement reconciliation, reconciliation of CIS account and returns in line with HMRC.
  • Processing sales invoices and credit notes, escalate any debt issues, post and allocate receipts.
  • Daily booking in of production, maintenance of booking query log and notify appropriate team members / Management Accountant of errors
  • Processing and validation of agency weekly time sheets, reconciliation of permanent staff hours against attendance system.
  • Ad-hoc duties including transport cost allocations, weekly cash flow and assisting with system upgrade project.

Knowledge & Experience:
  • Previous all round purchase/sales ledger experience essential.
  • Must have experience in posting bank transactions and strong reconciliation skills.
  • Must be a confident user of computerised accounting systems (Navision Dynamics experience advantageous).
  • Proficient in using different systems, excel (pivot, look ups).

We are looking for someone highly organised, methodical and diligent with excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Maternity cover: October 2019 - June 2020 (9 months)

Salary: £20,000 - £23,000 per annum

Hours: 8.30 am to 4.30 pm Mon to Fri with half an hour for lunch.

Location: Castle Bromwich