Finance Assistant - York

Accountancy - Non Qualified
Ref: 296 Date Posted: Thursday 14 Oct 2021
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Optimum Recruitment Group are working with this well established client on the outskirts of York to appoint an organised, professional, committed and enthusiastic Finance Assistant to support the smooth running of this growing company.

The successful candidate will be able to work effectively in a busy office with close attention to detail. We are seeking to recruit someone with both the commitment, personal drive, enthusiasm, and energy to contribute to the team wherever is required.

Key Responsibilities

  • Purchase ledger – matching, batching and posting invoices
  • Payment and allocation of all supplier/non-supplier payments
  • Bank and statement reconciliations
  • Administration support to purchasing team
  • Setting up new suppliers
  • Creating purchase orders
  • Updating and maintaining accounting and procurement systems, databases and spreadsheets
  • Dealing with queries and requests via telephone and email. Liaising with third parties and staff members as necessary regarding such matters
  • Checking all monthly credit card transactions, matching with receipts and allocating as an appropriate expense
  • General administration tasks as required

This role would suit someone who has experience in a finance or administration position preferably with purchase ledger experience. The successful candidate will have strong IT skills, particularly Microsoft Excel. Experience of ERP / knowledge of integrated accounting software would be advantageous.

You must be detail focussed, be naturally numerical and be a good team player. You will be calm under pressure and working to deadlines. You will be self-motivated and enthusiastic with a flexible attitude to work and able to demonstrate an excellent work ethic. In return, you will receive a competitive salary with support for professional development, and the opportunity of joining a business at an exciting time of growth.

Salary up to £25,000 plus benefits depending on skills and experience.