Financial Assistant

Employer
Westcott Search Limited
Location
Leominster, Herefordshire, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Jan 06, 2021
Closes
Jan 15, 2021
Ref
1919741445
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Not qualified, Part qualified

Our client, a leading global medical company, is currently seeking a Financial Assistant to join their team. This is an exciting opportunity for a newly qualified (or part qualified) AAT who is looking to join a well established company with excellent career progression opportunities.

Key

responsibilities:

  • Daily upkeep of accounting records including the posting of purchase invoices and creation of sales invoices
  • Communication with customers and suppliers to ensure accurate and up to date ledgers as well as answering queries as they arise
  • Chasing customers to ensure accounts are kept up to date
  • Communication with other departments within the company to work cohesively
  • Communicate with other staff members to ensure timely collection of expense receipts
  • Assisting in the control of inter group transactions and records
  • Assisting with the preparation and processing of payment runs
  • Assisting with the completion of VAT returns
  • Performing reconciliations of bank accounts on a regular basis
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly management accounts to be provided to senior management
  • Performing other general accounting and administration tasks when necessary
  • Promote and adhere to the company values of quality and compliance with current legislation.

Required skills and experience:

  • Partially or newly qualified at AAT
  • Computer literate & experienced in Microsoft Office applications
  • Experienced in Microsoft Excel
  • 2+ years' experience in accounting/finance role
  • Experience of using Sage 200 software preferred
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of the medical industry an advantage, but not essential

If you have the necessary skills and experience for this role and are looking for a new and exciting challenge, please apply to Westcott Search for further details.