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Finance Assistant - Immediate Start Required

Location: LOUGHTON, ESSEX Salary: 11.00 - 12.00 GBP Per Hour
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 11 days ago Reference: 3089764
Looking for an immediate start for a long term temporary assignment?

My client is looking to interview and start ASAP

Main Responsibilities 

Sales Ledger

• Processing of sales orders/proforma invoices and converting these to sales invoices and dispatching these by email to clients.
• Check and process engineer’s job sheets in to sales orders and invoices.
• Maintain a record of all engineer’s job sheets, investigate and rectify any missing job sheets.
• Prepare the daily quotations report for circulation.
• Maintain record of engineers site visits paid in advance by clients.
• Investigate and rectify disputes on sales invoices
• Maintain agreed payment terms with clients and chase overdue accounts.
• Update sales ledger on a daily basis.
• Produce customer statements and send by email to clients.
• Credit control – chasing for payments

Purchase Ledger
• Prepare and process purchase orders by converting back to back sales orders where applicable.
• Check and match purchase invoices with purchase orders.
• Code all supplier invoices accurately and post these to the purchase ledger.
• Investigate and rectify discrepancies and disputes on supplier invoices.
• Liaise with sales and deal with all goods inwards and outwards.
• Process new stock codes in sage as required when processing purchase invoices.
• Prepare fortnightly BACS payment runs to suppliers and update supplier accounts and cash book.
• Maintaining and post all entries to ledgers accurately from cash book
• Attend supplier queries
• Credit cards reconciliations
• Notify prepaid invoices to the accountant/financial controller
• Maintain petty cash box

Staff Expenses and Pool Cars
• Posting of staff expenses on a monthly basis for Holding and UK subsidiary company.
• Maintain all pool vehicles records by updating mileage per driver etc.

• Support the accountant in the event of his absence.

• Verbal and written communication skills.
• Professional personal presentation.
• Customer service orientation.
• Information management.
• Organizing and planning.
• Attention to detail.
• Able to use own initiative.
• Reliability.

• Sage 200 Experience
• Recognise accounting qualification
• MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
• Ability to work under pressure and multi task
• A methodical and organized approach to solving problems.

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