Overview

Our client fast-growing, dynamic, 140+M turnover employee-owned business.  They are passionate about innovation and exceeding client expectations and consistently outperform their competitors in service and customer satisfaction.
We are now looking to recruit an organised and experienced Finance Assistant to join their existing Finance Team, on a permanent basis. The role will primarily involve helping our network of branches and divisions to operate efficiently and helping keep our supply chains open through efficient accounts payable processes:

 

Responsibilities:

  • Paperless data capture for both stock and overhead invoices; checking and processing invoices using V1 electronic invoicing software
  • Checking and processing employee expense claims
  • Processing checked documents through Sage accounting software
  • Helping to ensure adherence to procedures, payment terms and reporting deadlines
  • Efficient query resolution, liaising with external suppliers and colleagues.
  • Supplier statement reconciliations and follow up
  • Assisting with payment runs
  • Supplier account set up
  • Assisting the Team in other tasks as appropriate, (answering incoming telephone calls, incoming and outgoing post & ordering stationery).

 

Requirements of the Role:

Educated to a minimum GCSE standard, you should have a solid understanding of Purchase Ledger through a minimum of 3 years of experience. Methodical, with an organised and disciplined approach to work, you will also demonstrate the ability to analyse/solve problems and help others, to foresee and highlight problems and take the initiative to resolve them.

We expect you to have strong Excel and accounting software skills; the use of Sage and V1 would be an advantage.

A positive, team-player with good communication skills and the ability to build good relationships, you will also display strong attention to detail and the resilience necessary to flourish in a very busy, dynamic and evolving environment.