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Senior Finance Assistant / Assistant Accountant

Location: DURHAM, COUNTY DURHAM, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 22,000.00-25,000.00 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum, inc Benefits
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Contract
Shift Type: DAYS ONLY Applications: 1
Posted: about 1 month ago Reference: X3-269709

My well established client is currently looking for a Senior Finance Assistant / Assistant Accountant on a 12 month maternity cover with the potential of going permanent. 

Role: To provide assistance and support the Senior Finance Teams including tasks within Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Management Accounts.

Job Description: 

  • Reconciling balance sheet items and inter-company accounts
  • Identification and monthly calculation of prepayments
  • Fixed asset depreciation
  • Review and update of standard costs
  • Weekly and month-end cash reporting to US parent company
  • Recording, matching and coding supplier invoices correctly – in accordance with the general ledger and cost centre structure
  • Reconciling supplier statements
  • Assisting with credit control and banking of cheque remittances
  • Setting up new customer accounts
  • Assisting with external and internal audit process
  • Provide support and assistance to the wider finance department as and when required

Person Specification:

  • Previous experience working within a finance team
  • A proactive individual willing to take ownership of tasks assigned
  • Strong communication skills and comfortable working in a team
  • A methodical worker with good attention to detail
  • Ability to use initiative and work to tight reporting deadlines
  • IT literate and competent user of MS Excel
  • Experience of SAP would be beneficial but is not essential

If you interested in this role, please feel free to get in touch with Andrew James @ Reed Accountancy and Finance 

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