Finance Assistant – Washington


Job Type
6 Sep 2018

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Job Description

We are recruiting for a growing, ambitious SME business, with head offices in North East England, and further offices in London, India, Spain and Netherlands. Due to the continued growth of the business, we are recruiting a Finance Assistant to assist with day-to-day transactional work. Reporting to the Finance Manager, the main duties will be:

  • Purchase Orders – prepare and send for authorisation.
  • Purchase Invoices – send for authorisation if no purchase order, input on Sage system. Match invoice with purchase orders.
  • Sales Invoices – Raise invoices and send to relevant persons.
  • Expenses – Prepare and input expenses onto Sage (monthly). Check against receipts. Ensure that all claims and receipts are authorised and filed
  • Barclaycard – Send transaction list to relevant staff, input Barclaycard transactions onto Sage system. Check against receipts. File copies of receipts.
  • Payment run – Prepare weekly BACS payment run for checking
  • Bank transactions – record bank transactions in the Sage system
  • Other – occasionalad hoc work as directed by the Finance Manager

Training on the above tasks will be given.

The ideal candidate will ideally possess some or all of the following:

  • Some experience of accounting software (Sage, Oracle, SAP etc)
  • Confident user of MS Office programmes e.g. Excel. Advanced level skills not essential
  • Working knowledge of double-entry bookkeeping and control accounts
  • Good team player and willing to help out wherever possible – particularly important in an SME company
  • Keen to perform well and learn

This is a full-time role (9-5 Monday-Friday), although for exceptional candidates we are open to part time.

We are offering a salary of £18,000-£19,000 per annum

25 days annual holiday plus normal bank holidays

There is an auto-enrolment pension scheme in place, details of which will be given upon offer

There is free car parking on site.

This role offers the chance to grow and develop in a friendly and rewarding environment.

Job Categories: Finance and Accountancy. Job Types: Full-Time and Finance and Accountancy.

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