Role details

Finance Assistant

Dartford   •   £19,000 - £21,000   •  Permanent

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  • Finance Assistant
  • 1 Year Fixed Term Contract

About Our Client

The Finance Assistant - will support the Accounting team corporate in their responsibilities of managing corporate finances. This will mainly include the maintenance of financial records, processing of payments, raising of invoices and general administrative duties relating to corporate support

Job Description

  • Ensure compliance with all agreed programmes and procedures.
  • Undertake the preparation of standard monthly management account journals and post them onto the accounting system.
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations in accordance with company procedures.
  • Provide assistance to the Management Accountant in the preparation of the management reporting pack.
  • Prepare a summary of recommended and instructed payments from the Financial Controller and necessary bank instructions, for review by the Management Accountant.
  • Process cash book entries, invoices and purchase invoices into the accounting system. Prepare sales invoices for review, incorporating instructed changes.
  • Take overall responsibility for credit control and escalate issues on a timely basis.
  • Prepare PAYE, NI, VAT and CT61 returns
  • Prepare payroll and pension contribution payment batches for approval.
  • Administer the Group's online pension scheme system and prepare and submit monthly pension changes.
  • Prepare annual Benefit-in-Kind returns and Dispensation claims and submit once approved.
  • Distribute approved sales invoices to clients.
  • Undertake supplier statement reconciliations, and monthly charge card and cash expenses processing.
  • Manage the purchase invoices approval process.
  • Support the annual audit process.
  • Prepare and submit National Statistics responses.
  • Support the Financial Controller in complying with monitored communications procedures.
  • Participate in the development of the finance function, team and systems.
  • Carry out other duties that fall within professional expertise.

The Successful Applicant

  • A demonstrated high level of IT skills, particularly in accounting systems and Microsoft Office.
  • Proven ability to adhere to schedules and prioritise work in a pressurised environment to ensure that deadlines are met.
  • Professional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrable analytical and problem solving abilities.
  • Demonstrable attention to detail skills and ability to apply a methodology for ensuring high level of accuracy.

What's on Offer

A competitive salary and retention bonus. (1 year Fixed term Contract)

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