Finance Assistant

Recruiter
Sopra Banking Software
Location
Bedfordshire, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Apr 2019
Closes
12 May 2019
Ref
1096103959
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Not qualified, Part qualified
Due to business growth, Sopra Banking Software are recruiting for a Finance Assistant. The purpose of this role is to provide support to the other members of a small financial accounting team. Reporting to the Accountant, the role will involve a mix of transactional processing, reconciliation and analysis, plus other ad-hoc tasks as required. You will be keen to learn and progress, and would suit someone thinking of, or already studying AAT at early stages. Main duties include but not be limited to: Recording and communicating customer receipts; Reconciling all bank accounts on a monthly basis; Fixed assets; Preparing journals; Balance sheet reconciliations and analysis; Providing support for the supplier and expenses processes; Assisting with month end tasks; Assisting with the annual audit process; Providing holiday cover for other members of the team; Investigation and resolution of queries; Other ad hoc tasks and analysis as required; Ensuring the Group's financial rules and procedures are observed. As the ideal candidate you will: GCSE education in Maths and English Good skills in Microsoft Office, in particular Excel Have good communication skills both written and verbal Have a minimum of 1 year's previous experience of working in a finance team Have excellent attention to detail and accuracy in work Be organised and demonstrate good planning skills Adaptability and problem solving skills Flexible on working hours during key periods, for example month end, quarter end and year end Exhibit the utmost discretion at all times, as you will access sensitive information (eg. payroll data) from time to time Be a team worker, but able to work on own initiative By joining the Sopra Banking Software team you will enjoy our excellent rewards and benefits schemes including 6% pension contribution, employee share scheme, an option to buy or sell holiday days, medical insurance, health cash plan, flexible working where possible, plus many more excellent benefits. Sopra Banking Software is a banking and specialist finance software vendor, and a major global digital player. We have been supporting banks and financial institutions for almost 50 years. With in-depth knowledge of the banking industry, banking customers, and innovative technologies. The triple focus allows us to build powerful and agile software solutions and to implement them through value -added use cases. We are committed to employing a diverse and inclusive workforce where all our people can be themselves and success on merit. So if this sounds like a culture you would like to be part of then be assured that we will welcome your application. We believe our people are our greatest asset. We actively encourage the professional development of our employees with on the job training, learning from our subject matter experts, access to our Sopra University e-learning, and the benefit of external training opportunities. As part of our hiring process new employees will be required to pass a consumer credit check and DBS check If you have any concerns about this please raise them with the recruitment team

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