Finance Assistant FTC

  • Job Reference: 11832
  • Date Posted: 14 April 2021
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Leicester
  • Salary: £23,000 to £25,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: 22+STAT, KPI Bonus, Pension, Parking
  • Sector: Accountancy, Finance
  • Job Type: Fixed Term Contract
  • Duration: 14-month Fixed Term Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Neil Tyack
  • Email: office@paulmitchellassoc.co.uk
  • Telephone: +44 (0)116 254 9404

Job Description

11832 – Finance Assistant FTC Job Spec

Location: Leicester

Summary

Our Client – an established manufacturer based in Leicester – is seeking an experienced Purchase & Sales Clerk to assist their Finance Manager for a full-time 14-month fixed term contract (which may be extended / offer a permanent position).

 

The Role

Working within the Finance Dept, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a range of accounts / admin processes. In summary, your duties would consist of:

  • Process payments & receipts on to SAGE,
  • Updating cashbooks using bank info,
  • Account balancing and reconciliation,
  • Credit control (via email & phone) in line with agreed policies & timescales,
  • Debtor / creditor reports,
  • Reconciliation & banking of cash, cheque & card payments,
  • Manage customer & supplier accounts,
  • Process invoices from delivery notes,
  • Ensure the efficient running of returns / debit note process,
  • Monitor on-stop orders,
  • Process supplier invoices & payment runs,
  • Writing cheques
  • Handling of legal correspondence,
  • Keep accurate & detailed records of all calls / correspondence,
  • Invoice & credit query handling / resolution,
  • Any related adhoc accounting / admin duties.

 

The Right Person

  • Qualified AAT, part-qualified ACCA, CIMA or equivalent,
  • Experience managing the AP/AR function within an SME environment,
  • All-round accounts experience in line with the duties detailed above,
  • Proficient using SAGE software,
  • Excellent planning, organisation & attention to detail skills in line with defined deadlines,
  • Proactive, self-motivated with the ability to work on own initiative with minimal supervision,
  • Cultivate positive working relationships with customers, suppliers & colleagues,
  • Effective communication skills, confident in presenting financial information to senior management.

 

Package

  • Appointment Type: 14-month Fixed Term Contract (scope to be extended / made perm)
  • Salary: £23,000 - £25,000 per annum (subject to experience)
  • KPI Bonus: circa £1k per annum
  • Hours: Full-Time
  • Holiday 22 Days + Bank Holidays
  • Pension: 5% ERs 5% / 3% EEs
  • Full induction & training will be provided
  • Free on-site parking

If you – or someone you might know – are interested & think this opportunity may be suitable, APPLY ONLINE or call Paul Mitchell Associates (quoting ref: 11832) on 0116 254 9404.