Finance Assistant

Location
Bath, Somerset
Salary
Competitive + Exciting Benefits
Posted
18 Jun 2019
Closes
18 Jul 2019
Job Role
Finance Graduate
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Not qualified

There is already good expertise in the Finance team who will provide training as well as the opportunity for study support. Play Sports Network is growing and dynamic. This role would be a real draw to someone looking for career advancement.

Your key responsibilities will include

Supporting company management accountants, key responsibilities will include:

  • Management of multiple purchase order systems and processing of purchase ledger invoices
  • Resolving purchase order reconciliation issues with the production team and eCommerce team
  • Assisting with month end procedures including preparing eCommerce sales invoices and eCommerce sales and bank reconciliations
  • Sales ledger processing, including reviewing new channel sponsorship and branded content contracts
  • Managing credit control, including sending monthly statements to clients, chasing payments via email and sending a monthly aged debt report to the commercial team
  • Assisting with the year-end close and audit
  • Other ad hoc duties as required

You will know that you’re doing a good job in the first few months if you

  • Are self-sufficient around month end, providing reliable reconciliations and postings for review.
  • Meet deadlines within the month end timetable.
  • Are a fully integrated member of the team, working collaboratively across the department.

For this role, we need candidates to have

  • Part qualification in AAT or equivalent
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent numerical skills
  • Intermediate Excel skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong organisational skills and ability to work to deadlines
  • Ambition to learn and grow and take on the responsibility
  • Adaptability to a business that is growing and evolving
  • Ability to work in a collaborative team

And ideally we’d like

  • Sage 50 experience
  • Experience of working within media or retail
  • Good educational background

In terms of benefits, we offer

  • 5 weeks holiday, bank holidays & Christmas week shutdown
  • Enhanced sick pay
  • Pension Plan
  • Bang up to date technology and equipment with which to work
  • Modern offices with air con, showers, bike parking & coffee machines
  • Company bike rides each summer during office hours
  • Christmas Party and summer bike ride/parties
  • Free lunch every month before payday
  • Free birthday pizza lunch out
  • Welcome gifts: GCN/GMBN cycling and casual wear
  • Up to 50% discount in the GCN, GMBN and GTN shops
  • A fantastically vibrant, positive, friendly, active and collaborative working environment

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