Main purpose of Role
Working in a fast paced environment, the person taking this role is to be responsible for a range of accounting tasks. Although focusing predominantly on daily / weekly / monthly finance administration, (to include Payroll and VAT) you will also be responsible for dealing with all queries in a timely and efficient manner as well as taking on both a purchase ledger and sales ledger duties. You must be a confident communicator and proactive problem solver.
You will assume the primary role for entering and reconciling accounting entries. You will report to the Finance Manager but will be expected to work directly with others in the company at all levels.
The position requires a person with energy, flexibility, initiative and self-motivation. The post holder will be expected to have experience of setting up and maintaining effective and efficient financial procedures with hands on experience of financial administration.
It is essential to have previous experience with the Sage 50 accounting system, will be accredited as (or be working towards) a recognised accounting technician qualification and/or have similar experience gained in a workplace setting.
The post will provide comprehensive financial and administrative support to the Finance Manager that includes: production of regular reports; overseeing of income and expenditure; maintenance of financial systems, procedures, and support for business improvement across all departments.
Role and Responsibilities
To gather and collect all the financial data and information, to verify whether it has been accurately entered in the system, to monitor and retrieve the financial details whenever there is a need, etc.
To review and post account payable ledger entries, manage and process invoices, to prepare and review account receivable, and other balance reconciliation
To assist in tracking the journal entries by reviewing the source documentation and making relevant adjustments, assisting in the preparation of audit requirements, supporting in the preparation of statistical reports and to make sure that they are standardized
To provide support in budget preparation and drafting of relevant documents, perform miscellaneous filing, ad hoc reconciliation, etc.
To ensure timely completion of the assigned accounting tasks that are in accordance with the outlined policies and procedures
To be present at various meetings, to address the issues, provide appropriate guidelines for improving the process, and to identify opportunities for enhancement
Qualifications and Education Requirements
Accredited within a finance, accounting, audit, or tax award
or business management and administration qualification.
Excellent at executing the administrative functions independently and efficiently.
Strong initiative / solutions driven
Self confident and able to motivate others
Excellent planning, time management, and organization skills
Excellent attention to detail / ability to identify discrepancies
A team player with multi tasking ability
Strong computer skills - Microsoft Office essential
The successful candidate will work in a busy, fun and dynamic environment.
You will receive some fantastic benefits and a very competitive salary.