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Finance Assistant

Location: TWICKENHAM, MIDDLESEX Salary: 18000.00 - 22000.00 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 2
Posted: 11 months ago Reference: 3065532
My client are a well established organisation who are lookinng to strenghten their Finance Team and is currently recruiting for a Finance Assistant. This is a permanent position reporting to the Finane Manager. 

Key Responsibilities:
• Production of sales invoices
• Production of daily banking, understanding and assisting in cashflow production and forecasting
• Processing Sundry credit card payments
• Make daily collection calls
• Ensure customers settle invoices within company policy
• Credit checks
• Maintenance of accurate debtor and creditor ledgers
• Assist management accountant with integrated transactions, balance sheet reconciliations and other ad hoc month end requirements
• Liaison with budget holders regarding outstanding purchase invoices and sales debts.
• Ensure all purchase/sales invoices adhere to internal processing
• Handle supplier, customer or internal staff queries as efficiently as possible
• Producing monthly payment runs or ensuring occasional ad hoc payment are made in good time
• Management of standing orders or direct debits
• Responsible for office petty cash transactions and reconciling on a monthly basis
• Developing a strong working knowledge of the purchase invoice accounting software being able to champion all queries and processes as a result

Skills and Knowledge
• Someone who can communicate well with various people on various levels and build relationships Strong excel skills (advanced level – except macros).
• Someone who can work to and meet deadlines
• Good numeracy, organisation and computer skills
• Ability to use initiative to resolve problems and suggest improvements to improve current procedures
• Working towards (or intending to commence) a professional qualification (e.g. CIMA, AAT)
• Willingness to take on any ad hoc tasks when required

• Willingness to take ownership of projects
• Clearly accountable
• Energetic and driven
• Good communicator
• Well respected with leadership qualities
• Seeks to find efficiencies across the reporting process
• Support the wider organisation and contribute to non-Finance department ad-hoc projects

• Customer Focus - Commits to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; acts with customers in mind; values importance of providing high-quality customer service
• Interpersonal sensitivity - Interacts with others in a sensitive and effective way. Respects and works well with others.
• Quality orientation - Shows awareness of goals and standards. Follows through to ensure that quality and productivity standards are met.
• Planning and organizing - Organises and schedules events, activities and resources. Monitors timescales and plans
• Initiative Taking - Acts to achieve goals beyond what is expected; drives to bring issues to a successful closure; self-starter.
• Teamwork - Responds and relates well to people in all positions; is a team player, and is cooperative; looks for common ground, and solves problems for the good of all
• Results orientation - Focuses on desired results and sets and achieves challenging goals.

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