Finance Assistant

Finance Assistant
  • £27,000 - £30,000 per Annum
  • Permanent
  • Guildford, Surrey, England Guildford Surrey GU1 3AA
Job Ref: 172896
Sector: Accountancy & Finance
Date Added: 19 March 2021

*Finance Assistant *


Upto £30k

Full study support provided

Guildford based

Our client is currently recruiting for an experienced Finance Assistant.

We are looking for an excellent Accounts Assistant who would look after the Administration Team. This will be someone who has a positive, 'can do' attitude, and willingness to work as part of an effective and close-knit team.

You will report to the Financial Controller.

This role would suit a proactive and friendly individual with experience in a similar role. You need to be numerate, organised and be able to prioritise your workload accordingly.

You will be working in a luxury, newly built offices.

Working hours are 8.30am-5.15pm Monday - Thursday and 8.30am - 4pm Friday with 1 hour for lunch.

Free parking is available on site.

Area of Responsibility:

Purchase Ledger

  • Review expense coding & posting of purchase invoices, distributing for payment approval where necessary
  • Following up with suppliers on outstanding invoices to ensure timely close of monthly purchase ledger
  • Communicate with suppliers and resolve queries
  • Raise purchase orders for goods/services as required
  • Review & reconcile invoices with goods received on Lakeview accounting system, liaising with Operations department as required


  • Update, maintain daily exchange rates
  • Update cash books with cash received and paid - EUR, USD & GBP
  • Post sales and purchase ledger cash and reconcile accounts daily
  • Petty Cash management and monthly reconciliation
  • Process and pay suppliers at month end
  • Analyse monthly VAT postings to VAT report
  • Produce accruals and prepayments report at month end
  • Prepare Associates commission statements
  • Analyse and reconcile Barclaycard monthly usage

Sales Administration

  • Hourly email check for customer Purchase Orders
  • Preparing customer Quotations. Email customer copying the Account Manager
  • Allocation of Serial Numbers
  • Production of Sales Invoices and of Delivery Notes
  • Process new account application forms on the CRM system
  • Review existing and apply for new credit limits as required
  • Set up new accounts on Accounts System
  • Send out customer statements, monthly
  • Maintain Credit control records and follow up with customers as required
  • Liaise with Account Manager regarding overdue account

Qualifications & Experience

  • Experience in a similar role with accounts experience for minimum 2 years
  • Confident with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to build strong, credible relationships both internally and externally
  • A strong team player
  • Organised, with the ability to multi-task
  • Natural ability to remain calm and focused
  • Proficient use of Excel, Word and Microsoft Outlook is essential

Please be aware this advert will remain open until the vacancy has been filled. Interviews will take place throughout this period, therefore we encourage you to apply early to avoid disappointment.

Tate is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

18/04/2021 17:22:30
GBP 27000 30000 Annum
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