Finance Assistant

Vacancy posted: Monday, 17 October 2016

Salary: 22k pro rata
Location: Paisley

Job ref. no.: GLA/EB/25585

HR Consultancy are currently working with a client based in Paisley who currently have a requirement for an experienced Finance Assistant to join a dynamic team on a temporary basis


This is a split role covering three areas of finance – accounts payable, credit control and sales invoicing.

Accounts Payable:

  • Daily bank and nominal reconciliation
  • Full accounts payable cycle
  • Review of expenses to ensure in line with Group Expenses Policy, correct VAT claimed and receipts are received.
  • Preparation and review of payment runs
  • Review of cash balances to ensure sufficient funds for payments
  • Setting up PO’s on system
  • Supplier reconciliations
  • Supplier and invoice analysis as required
  • Management of central mailbox
  • Deal with email and telephone queries from employees, suppliers and contractors
  • Maintenance of online bank and supplier ledger
  • Preparation of monthly prepayments

Credit Control:

  • Managing a portfolio of accounts/ledgers:
  • Chasing outstanding debts to reduce debtor days
  • Processing and generating reminder letters and monthly statements
  • Maintaining ledgers including investigation and allocation of receipts
  • Updating the accounting system with relevant notes
  • Daily / month end reporting and account reconciliations
  • Building and maintaining client and internal relationships
  • Liaising with internal stakeholders (operations, sales and accounts receivable team) to resolve outstanding queries
  • Working to strict monthly collections targets and group reporting timetable

Sales Invoicing:

  • Prepare and process customer invoices
  • Review of customer PO’s to ensure invoicing in line with instructions
  • Send invoices to customer or upload on their portals as required
  • Liaise with internal staff and customers on invoicing queries (e.g. VAT etc.)
  • Prepare monthly sales summaries and deferred income summaries

Skills required;

  • Previous experience working in a similar role
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent IT and communication skills
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Adapt quickly to change and deliver under pressure
  • Team Player
  • Professional manner

Please note this role is available on a flexible working pattern of circa 32 hours per week

To apply for this position please forward your CV to Eilidh Black using the apply online now link

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Contact Name Eilidh Black
Telephone 0141 375 1037
Address 58
West Regent Street
G2 2QZ
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