Finance Assistant – Full Time – Guildford

  • Permanent
  • Guildford, Surrey
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Address Region: Surrey
  • Salary: £27000 - £30000/annum


*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 requiredFinance

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 usageSales 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 accountQualifications & 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 essentialPlease 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.

Salary: £27000 – £30000/annum

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Guildford, Surrey

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