Ref - Finance Assistant/Assistant Accountant – Ref 5546

Finance Assistant/Assistant Accountant

An AAT Level 2 qualified finance professional with extensive experience across all primary aspects of the sales and purchase ledgers, with a proven track record of increasing cash flow via strategic debt reporting and collection while operating in demanding business environments. Experienced in high-paced business, dynamic emerging technologies, and best practices.  
  • Full day-to-day ownership of the purchase ledger across a number of sites.
  • Daily raising of invoices/credits ensuring the correct pricing and authorisations have been followed from sale to cash received.
  • Daily monitoring of incoming cash across the GBP EUR and USD accounts and the subsequent allocation of the funds received.
  • Posting and reconciling all incoming and outgoing cash directly from the bank to the ERP  internal system ensuring full audit traceability for all postings and transactions.
  • Credit control and aged debt reporting to Directors across sites and monitoring incoming payments each month.
  • Allocation of internal Hedging payments in GBP EUR and USD
  • Reporting and submission of EC/Intrastat sales to HMRC and first point of contact for any queries from HMRC.
  • Issuing regular statements to customers, while building good working relationships to maintain effective communication, driving a more efficient resolution to any queries.
  • Collation and monitoring of goods/services receipted purchase orders.
  • Preparation of the twice-weekly payment runs, ensuring payments are made to terms.
  • Raising queries to suppliers for any invoices with discrepancies against the purchase order.
  • Raising invoices and credit notes to businesses and customers.
  • Daily monitoring of accounts receivable and accounts payable.
  • Calculating invoices/credit notes to be raised.
  • Dealing with enquiries from service users/representatives via telephone and email.
  • Use of internal finance systems in order to correlate and act upon data received on a daily basis.
  • Internal communication liaising with different finance departments.
  • Reporting and working with the finance manager in order to deal with complex cases and manage workload effectively and efficiently.
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