Finance Assistant

Recruiter
Hays A&F
Location
England, West Midlands, Birmingham
Salary
Up to £18000.00 per annum
Posted
25 Mar 2019
Closes
01 Apr 2019
Ref
3561136
Contact
Payal Gandhi
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Not qualified

Finance Assistant - Birmingham City Centre Based - Permanent Vacancy

Your new company
A market leading not-for-profit health insurer, traces back to a charity that started up in 1973 to help fund Birmingham Hospitals. Now having built relationships with over 30 large organisations within Birmingham they insure 375,000 people through 225,000 different policies.The organisation has also won the award for Excellence in Contributing to the Community, jointly with Arup, at the Birmingham Chamber of Commerce Awards in April 2013.

Your new role

You will be reporting into the Finance Business Partner/ Financial Reporting Manager. You will be expected to support the Finance team with a range of Accounting duties, including (But not limited to) the below:

  • Maintenance of the purchase ledgers across all group companies. Duties to include, but not limited to, recording authorised purchase invoices, reconciling trade creditor ledgers, producing BACS and cheque payment runs and dealing with queries from suppliers;
  • Production of working papers to be used in month end management accounts, including reconciliation of balance sheet accounts (control account creditors, fixed assets, bank, other debtors);
  • Invoicing customers and dealing with their queries in a timely manner to maintain a high level of communication and customer service, and supporting the Sales Ledger team.
  • Contribute to the working papers to support year-end statutory accounts production, and work as necessary with external auditors during and after fieldwork in relation to specific queries raised on processes and reconciliations;



Process and monitor staff expenses across all group companies, including assisting with production of payment runs using new expenses software;Invoicing customers and dealing with their queries in a timely manner to maintain a high level of communication and customer service;Production of working papers to be used in month end management accounts, including reconciliation of balance sheet accounts (control account creditors, fixed assets, bank, other debtors);Production of working papers to be used in month end management accounts, including reconciliation of balance sheet accounts (control account creditors, fixed assets, bank, other debtors);

What you'll need to succeed

A minimum of 5 GCSE's or equivalent, grade A-C including Maths and English

Successful completion of a standard Literacy and Numeracy test.

Experience of working in an accounts department/wider accounts department, Experience of answering customer telephone calls
Numerate Able to analyse information quickly and accurately Organised approach to tasks Polite and professional telephone manner Competent in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

Experience of Sage X3 (Version 9)

An Accounts Qualification (AAT or Degree) is desirable.

What you'll get in return
Fantastic opportunity to train towards ACCA
Generous and valuable training offered by the Finance Business Partner.
Exposure to various area's of Finance to assist with Training for an up and comer.

What you need to do now
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