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Accounts Receivable Finance Assistant

I Love My Job Ltd
London, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Dec 5, 2023

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Job Role
Accounts Receivable
Contract Type
Full Time
  • £28,000 - £30,000
  • Hybrid + London (3 days a week)

Are you a detail-oriented person with a passion for finance? Would you enjoy working in a dynamic and creative environment? If so, we have the perfect role for you! We are currently seeking a Finance Assistant to join the finance team at a dynamic, forward-thinking creative product design company based in London.

The Role

The Finance Assistant will play a crucial role in our finance team, focusing primarily on Accounts Receivable (AR) activities, including sales invoicing, royalty calculations and reporting, credit control, and managing customer remittances and debit notes. Additionally, you will be responsible for staying on top of month-end financial tasks, such as sales reporting, accrual schedules, and gross profit reporting. The role will also involve working with Power BI, maintaining Sales Margin calculators in Excel, bank posting, and reconciliations. We're looking for a proactive, independent worker with great attention to detail and solid Excel skills.
Key Responsibilities for this Finance Assistant role:
  • Sales Invoicing: Accurately generate and manage sales invoices.
  • Royalty Calculations and Reporting: Calculate royalties monthly and prepare related reports and statements.
  • Credit Control: Monitor and manage credit control processes, including running weekly meetings with the sales teams, as well as maintaining relationships with and chasing customers to ensure invoices are paid on time.
  • Customer Remittances: Ensure timely receipt of customer payments and manage debit notes, ensuring that they are dealt with promptly.
  • Month-End Tasks: Assist in broader financial responsibilities, such as updating schedules, calculating monthly sales, and gross profit reporting.
  • Power BI: Use of Power BI for data analysis.
  • Sales Margin Calculators: Maintain and update sales margin calculators in Excel.
  • Bank Posting and Reconciliations: Handle bank posting and reconcile financial transactions.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with various departments, including operations, sales, and marketing. Communicate directly with customers and other stakeholders.
  • Other Ad Hoc

    Take on additional ad hoc responsibilities supporting the finance function as required, including helping out with accounts payable when appropriate.
About you:
  • 2 years of basic finance experience, ideally within a product-based environment.
  • Proficient in MS Office, particularly solid Excel skills are essential (Vlookup / Xlookup / Sumifs, pivot tables)
  • Confident and clear communication skills, both in meetings, email and on the phone for internal and external interactions.
  • Fast learner, capable of quickly grasping new systems and processes.
  • A proactive individual with the ability to work independently, and with great attention to detail.
  • Comfortable working in a deadline-driven environment.
  • Familiarity with SAP Business One would be a plus, but not essential.
  • Someone who loves board games!

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