Finance Administrator

  • Full Time
  • Chester
  • £25000 - £27,000

I am currently recruiting for a Finance Administrator to join a very successful and growing business on the outskirts of Chester. Due to continued growth you will have an opportunity to support the Management Accountant through ownership of the Order to Cash and Procure to Pay process withing the function as well as month end responsibilities with a flexible development pathway to suit your desires.


  • Preparation of journals, account reconciliations, and other accounting elements as required.
  • Support Management Accountant during project work as required.
  • Assist with preparation of audit schedules and analysis for annual external audit.
  • Assist in the implementation of new systems.
  • Accurate and timely processing of sales orders and invoices in line with accounting policies.
  • Management of credit control, including statement distribution, cash collection and cash allocation.
  • Responsibility for updating Management Accountant on a weekly basis with latest debtor news.
  • Processing credit notes and customer contra invoices in line with accounting policies.
  • Responsibility for collating and maintaining export documentation records as required.
  • Bank transaction posting and weekly reconciliations in multiple currencies.
  • Tracking purchase requisitions and issuing purchase orders across departments.
  • Coding, matching and posting supplier invoices; raising supplier payment runs
  • Answering customer and supplier queries professionally by phone and email
  • Credit card returns and payroll expense process management.
Qualifications and Experience:


  • Ability to prioritise – With several concurrent duties, tasks will need to be prioritised accordingly to meet deadlines as they arise.
  • Prior experience working in a sales ledger / purchase ledger / dual role within finance.
  • IT literacy – Previous ERP system and MS Office proficiency essential, desirable elements include AAT Advanced Diploma or equivalent, Navision experience and intermediate excel (pivot tables, look ups, formulas, etc) – full training will be given
  • Attention to detail and logical approach.
  • Communication – Clear, concise oral and written communications both internally and externally.
  • Sound numeracy skills.
  • Teamwork – Forge and foster key relationships to work closely in a tight knit team
  • Desire to grow and develop in the role professionally.
  • Problem solving – Spotting anomalies and reporting / resolving where appropriate.
  • Use own initiative proactively to review and improve processes, ensuring that the Finance function works to the highest possible standard.
  • Flexibility – to provide cover carrying out standard tasks in times of high workload and sickness.

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Dan Jones

Dan Jones is managing the process for this particular vacancy. Please do not hesitate to contact Dan if you would like to discuss the role in more detail - 07811 594466

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