Finance Assistant, PR/Communications, London, GBP26k +Study Support
A key client of ours are looking for a bright, curious graduate/ junior to join their team as a Finance Assistant. Reporting into the Group Management Accountant you will cover both Sales Ledger and Purchase Ledger as well as support the Group Finance Manager in delivering accurate and timely financial information for the businesses centralised entity. You will prepare the board packs and have exposure to the management accounts which after time, you will then take over as first draft.
The hiring manager is looking for a candidate with some exposure to finance generally and a positive, hard-working attitude! There is a solid structure in place to help with training and development which means you will have a strong support system when you join! This is an ideal role for a Graduate with a placement year or a junior with some experience in the finance world.
Accurately log purchase invoices on Paprika accounting software
Reconcile supplier ledgers regularly to ensure accurately reflect creditor position
Reconcile account statements with suppliers
Respond to all supplier queries and build strong supplier relationships
Maintain existing supplier account details on Paprika
Check and set up new suppliers on Paprika accounting software in line with approval process
Ensure that weekly outward payments are made in accordance with payment terms
Monitor supplier contract renewals and maintain centralised procurement records
Reconciliation of all bank accounts
Preparation of weekly cash forecast
Fixed assets register maintenance
Preparation of reporting on working capital for the Board Pack
Work towards further support on management accounts preparation
Preparation of management accounts for group subsidiaries (low activity) and holding companies
A relevant Finance/Accountancy degree, a placement year would be beneficial
Detail orientated with a focus on organisation
Confident communication skills and enjoys meeting new people!
Proactive in the way you work, always suggesting ways to improve processes etc.
Strong mathematicla skills, this is a finance role!
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