Role details

Finance Assistant

Guildford   •   £20,000 - £25,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • An exciting new Finance Assistant opportunity in Guildford
  • Great company with excellent benefits

About Our Client

Our client is looking for a Finance Assistant to join their Accountancy team in Guildford.

Job Description

  • Ensure that each financial transaction is correctly identified and that a full audit trail is maintained.
  • Liaise with all Managers and respond promptly to requests for information.
  • Financial administration of the subsidiary company, which includes entering financial details into Sage 200, updating spreadsheets and reconciling the two elements.
  • Credit Control Management, ensuring that all monies are received when due. Weekly aged debtors report produced for the Finance Manager.
  • Sales Ledger - inputting invoices and other transactions into the Sage 200 accounts system with speed and accuracy.
  • To complete project monitoring sheets using information from the finance system on a monthly basis reconciling financial data to Sage 200.
  • Assist in the production of financial statements and applications, preparation of Excel spread sheets, reports and correspondence as required.
  • Plan, organise and manage own workload to ensure your contribution to the company's monthly financial reporting process is achieved in a timely and accurate manner
  • Dealing with general accounts enquiries.
  • Proactively contributing to the development and maintenance of financial systems and processes.
  • Work closely with the Finance Manager to ensure smooth operation of all finance matters.
  • To ensure all financial information is accurate and up to date for the annual audit and to proactively participate in the audit process.
  • Maintain complete confidentiality in all respects with regard to information to which access may be gained.
  • Dealing and resolving general accounts enquiries.
  • Adhering to all the businesses Policies & Procedures; and in particular promoting good practice regarding (a) confidentiality; (b) Health & Safety of self, colleagues and service users; and (c) equality of opportunity.
  • Other duties as may be specified from time to time.

The Successful Applicant

  • A level standard qualifications or equivalent
  • Experience of working within a finance department as a finance assistant
  • Basic understanding of accounting processes and procedures, financial administration, including month end
  • High level of competence in Excel, Word and Outlook and computerised accounting software
  • Some Knowledge and experience of VAT
  • Good communication and listening skills
  • Good organisational skills used in planning own work
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet targets and deadlines
  • Able to work in a busy office environment that often demands high levels of concentration
  • Able to respond effectively to changing priorities
  • Able to manage high volume workload
  • Able to work effectively with minimal management guidance/supervision
  • Able to work collaboratively
  • To be honest, reliable and flexible
  • Self motivated and enthusiastic
  • Calm and professional disposition
  • Willingness to accept responsibility
  • Team player, able to contribute to team
  • Highly motivated able to work autonomously as well as follow direction

What's on Offer

£20,000 - £25,000

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