Finance Assistant

  • Full Time
  • Bury
  • £22000-£24,000

Heyland Recruitment are working alongside this rapidly growing and highly successful manufacturing organisation as they look to recruit a Finance Assistant to work in their small but busy finance team and provide key accounting support to the Finance Manager. This role is an excellent opportunity to gain a variety of experience in all areas of accounts in an exciting growing business.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining Purchase Ledger.
  • Duties include inputting invoices, raising, and matching purchase orders to invoices, reconciling supplier statements, supplier queries, processing payments, foreign payments and maintaining accurate supplier information on the ledger.
  • Maintaining Sales Ledger.
  • Duties include posting all sales invoices on Sage, credit control – chasing overdue debtors, answering customer queries, responsibility for maintaining customer information on system.
  • Bank Reconciliation, accurate recording, and coding of all bank transactions.
  • Working to tight Month end deadlines to ensure all sales invoices raised and purchase ledger invoices input,
  • Bank reconciliation, coding sundry payments, expenses and posting credit card statements.
  • Monitor Accounts email inbox and help manage finance related telephone calls
  • Other Ad Hoc tasks or finance related work to support business and potential to expand role and gain additional experience in other areas

Key Skills / Experience:

  • Experience of working in a similar varied role in a busy accounts department
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to work accurately
  • Good organisational skills, able to manage a busy, varied work load and meet tight deadlines
  • Confident telephone manner to speak to customers and suppliers – especially when chasing debtors for payment
  • Good IT skills including using accounting software and Microsoft Excel
  • Flexibility and willingness to learn, take on new tasks and adapt to the needs of the department/business
  • Experience of using Sage 50 is desirable, however full training will be provided
  • Previous experience of credit control desirable
  • Ideally hold or working towards an accounting qualification eg AAT, CIMA
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Jack Wiseman

Jack Wiseman is managing the process for this particular vacancy. Please do not hesitate to contact Jack if you would like to discuss the role in more detail - 07917 863994

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