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Finance Assistant

Location: CANNING TOWN, LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 23,000-24,000 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Contract
Shift Type: FULL TIME Applications: 4
Posted: about 1 month ago Reference: X3-302654

Finance Assistant

9/12 month Fixed Term Contract (maternity cover)

Salary £23,000 - £24,000 Pro Rata

*Candidates must be immediately available

Industry: Manufacturing 

Location: Canning Town ( parking available)


The Finance department is an integral part of the business. As Finance Assistant attention to detail and organisational skills are essential to ensure the efficiency and smooth running of the role within the team.

Key responsibilities

Sales Ledger:

  • To ensure all invoicing is raised in a timely manner to the deadlines set by the business on a daily basis

Month-end reconciliation: 

  • Outstanding trade orders with stock allocated – not despatched and invoiced
  • E-Commerce account reconciled (invoices to cash received)


  • Trade invoicing entered onto SAGE
  • Mail Order/e-commerce invoicing entered onto SAGE
  • Maintenance and rental invoices raised monthly
  • Ad-hoc invoices when required
  • Printing invoices and emailing (when required) to customers

Liaison with other teams or individuals:

  • Service Desk regarding maintenance and rental invoices
  • Warehouse for information and ‘pick lists’
  • Accounts Payable
  • Credit Control relating to the production of daily invoice lists and documents
  • Archiving and maintenance on system and papers produced for storage on/off site

Purchase Ledger:

  • Processing supplier invoices in Sage using the purchase order system
  • Dealing with supplier queries
  • Reconciling supplier statements
  • Preparation of remittances regarding weekly supplier payments using Sage
  • Processing Barclaycard expenses
  • Checking and processing expense claims and receipts for payment
  • Post and reconcile the current bank account to Sage
  • Maintenance of supplier information and dealing with supplier account queries
  • Opening new accounts for suppliers including obtaining bank details from UK / International suppliers
  • Supplying Senior Management with any information needed for supplier meetings
  • Scan and attach all documents into Sage 200 in a timely manner
  • Run monthly Marketing and Training spend reports
  • Any other ad hoc duties, within reason, as required by the Financial Controller
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