Finance Assistant

Owen Daniels Consultancy
04 Oct 2019
23 Oct 2019
Job Type
Contract Type

Finance Assistant

Permanent Position

Competitive Salary

Mon-Fri with early finish Friday

Pension, 25 Days Holiday, Life Assurance and more

Worcestershire Based

Our client is a leading manufacturer of high precision metallic/metals manufacturing parts for a variety of specialised industries and there is a fantastic opportunity to join our client as a Finance Assistant on a permanent basis.

Finance Assistant

Job Description

  • Responsible for the control of Sales Ledger from point of raising invoices, credit notes and sending out customer statements to processing cash receipts.
  • Working with the business to help understand variances of invoices to sales orders
  • Resolve customer disputes and investigate reasons for non-payment
  • Raising sales invoices and agreeing balances at month end
  • Responsible for updating the cashbook and making sure the finance systems reconciles to the bank
  • Updating the weekly debtors report
  • Liaising with purchase ledger, payroll, and the capex teams to ensure all aspects of cash are covered
  • Responsible for the submission of monthly VAT returns in line with HMRC, reconciliation and review of export evidence
  • Preparation of monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Posting of monthly general ledger journals
  • Reviewing monthly expenditure to ensure month end results are accurate
  • Assist with internal and external audits

Essential Skills

  • Good understanding of AR processes, VAT and variance reporting is essential
  • Graduate or equivalent currently studying for recognised Professional qualification e.g. AAT, CIMA, ACCA etc.

Finance Assistant

Desirable Skills

Previous experience working within a manufacturing environment would be desirable