Finance Assistant

Recruiter
Brook Street UK
Location
Antrim, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
21 Oct 2019
Closes
23 Oct 2019
Ref
1300163061
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Not qualified, Part qualified
Brook Street (UK) Limited is currently working on behalf of our Belfast client to recruit a Finance Assistant to join their busy Finance Department. Reporting to the Finance Manager, the Finance Assistant will cover the Sales Ledger function. Duties include: Maintaining and updating accurately customer records on the TOTAL accounting system. Processing of sales ledger transactions for the group of companies on a daily basis to department deadlines. Generating sales invoices and credit notes with accuracy, speed and due consideration to applicable rates of VAT. Processing and allocating daily receipts on the sales ledger. Registering cash, cheque, card and BACS payments accurately and on a timely basis. Registering sales ledger refunds and cancelling payments. Regular analysis of the Sales Ledger to identify misallocations and preparation of write-offs for authorisation and processing. Ad hoc printing, scanning & sending out invoices to customers. General administration duties pertaining to the role including filing paperwork. Any other duties conducive to the effective operation of the post which the Company deem to be within the post holder`s competence. Operational requirements of the business may dictate that overtime may be required. Monthly responsibility to enter journals & accruals on the general ledger. Preparation of month end control account reconciliations. Collecting and sorting the post and distributing as necessary. Posting Journals and Accruals at period end. Archiving as and when necessary. Essential Criteria: Minimum of 5 GCSE`s (grades A-C) or equivalent including Maths and English language. Experience working within an accounting environment. Experience working with accounting packages. Excellent communication skills. IT Literate particularly with Microsoft Excel. High standard of numeracy, accuracy and attention to detail. Ability to work on own initiative. Excellent organisational and time management skills. Ability to work as part of a dedicated team. A professional and flexible approach is required. If interested, please send CV via the link