Finance Assistant

Leamington Spa Commercial
Leamington Spa
£24,000 per annum
29 Jul 2017
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We are currently recruiting for a permanent Finance Assistant based in Leamington Spa working for a leading automotive company. This role involves working Monday - Thursday 7.30am-16.30, Friday 7.30am-12.30pm, with a pay of £24,000 - £30,000 p/a.

Main Responsibilities

Input of invoices for Overheads

Ensure that all invoices are allocated against Purchase orders and or contracts

Maintain a register of all contracts, start & end dates with contract values.

Allocate all costs to correct accounts, cost centres and project costs.

Prepare payments in line with supplier terms.

Ensure that approval is obtained for all invoices prior to any commitment for expenditure

To allocate amounts clearing bank accounts on a daily basis.

To take responsibility of overhead invoices

To support cost centre managers with related budgets.

Advice cost centre managers on monthly cost analysis.

Prepare and analyse outstanding creditors report and action monthly.

To support validation of P&L at month end.

Post to the accounts all accruals required for month closing.

To ensure monthly target dates for reporting are met.

Raise supplier rejection charges, with all supporting documentation

Prepare weekly/monthly cash flow forecasts to ensure that funding requirements are met for all currency bank accounts and adequate cash usage is optimised.

To understand the procedures and processes both internal and external to the department to correctly account for all transactions to comply with audit requirements

Represent the department with internal and external customers & suppliers.

To ensure compliance to GA & external audit requirements.

Establish and maintain effective communication systems with internal and external customers.

Work on own initiative by planning and organising workload in order to meet monthly timetable deadlines.

Conduct supplementary projects/tasks as directed.

Stand in for other members of the department as directed.

Remain flexible and reactive to changing operational requirements.

The Candidate

Essential Qualifications

AAT qualified and studying towards a professional qualification

Computer literate on Microsoft Office

Must have relevant experience in a finance environment

Desirable Qualifications

Knowledge of SAP