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Finance Assistant

Finance Assistant

  • Location: Crewe
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Working Hours: Full Time
  • Length of Employment: Perm
  • Reference: PS3418JE
  • Sector: Finance
  • Vacancy First Advertised: 27th Oct 2021

P+S Personnel are pleased to be working on behalf of our clients, who are currently seeking a Finance Assistant to join their team based in Crewe, on a full time permanent basis.

Due to the success experienced to date, and to assist with the future growth plans of the company, the Company are now looking to appoint a Finance Assistant with a focus on sales & credit control, to become a part of an established Finance Team.

The successful candidate will report directly to the Financial Director and work closely with the finance and operations team members.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
Sales Ledger & Credit Control
• Daily approval of sales order that meet approval criteria.
• Setting up new customer accounts.
• Investigating and establishing credit limits through Euler & Creditsafe
• Working closely with the sales teams to ensure an excellent customer experience yet remaining firm and fair in respecting internal credit procedures.
• Invoice Financing notification and reconciliations.
• Customer debt chasing.
• Daily & weekly debtor reports
Purchase Ledger Administration
• General maintenance of purchase ledger
• Reconcile supplier statements monthly basis, prioritising stock suppliers for the month end close. Ensure action is taken to rectify any debit balances and allocate payments.
• Entering bills onto the accounting system and ensuring they are correctly authorised and accurately posted and coded to the correct ledgers.
• Setting up new supplier accounts
• Scheduling supplier payments on time and via the banking website
• Liaising with suppliers and dealing with queries
Finance / Other Tasks
• Allocation and reconciliation of bank transactions
• Balance sheet code reconciliations
• Prepayments and accruals
• Import/export documentation relating to Brexit requirements
• Tier 1 customer account support
• VAT returns (including international subsidiaries)
• Resolve queries and escalations
• Assist with financial projects such as process improvements
• Producing journals and intercompany journals
• Bring to the attention of the Finance Director any matters that may have an adverse material effect on the business.
• Produce month end reports and other tasks to assist in producing monthly management accounts.

Essential Experience and Skills
• Solid accounting skills and a good level of numeracy.
• Excellent communication - written and verbal with both internal and external customers.
• Strong Excel skills – Vlookup and Pivot Tables.
• High attention to detail and ability to work accurately.
• Work well with others as part of a team.
• Problem solver with a keen eye for detail and analytics.
• Interest in development and learning new skills.

If this is a role you are interested in, please apply online ensuring your CV is up to date.

Alternatively, please email your CV directly to

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