Finance Assistant

Role:

The purpose of the Finance Assistant is to support the Financial Accounting Team Lead and the Financial Accountant in performing the day to day financial accounting transactions and tasks as required by the business.

 

Responsibilities:

The primary responsibility of the Finance Assistant role is to process accounts payables transactions, however there may also be some accounts receivables and other ad hoc processing required on occasion. The priorities of the business will determine what level of focus is to be applied to the different tasks, as determined by the Financial Accounting Team Lead.

 

Key Functions:

  1. Accurately match, code and input supplier invoices
  2. Code and process employee expenses
  3. Maintenance of approved supplier database
  4. Prepare supplier and employee payment runs for management to review and authorise
  5. Reconcile ledger to supplier statements and resolve discrepancies
  6. Liaise with internal departments to ensure timely approval of invoices
  7. Coding and posting of company credit card expenses
  8. Maintenance of finance team shared email account
  9. Monthly CIS/ECSL returns
  10. Communicate with internal / external personnel to resolve queries
  11. Check employee business mileage returns and resolve any discrepancies identified
  12. Prepare mileage/overtime/tax code notices upload files for payroll
  13. Assist with month-end closing and account reconciliations when required
  14. Assist with collecting data for internal quarterly waste report

Requirements:

  1. Minimum 2 years accounts payables experience to include coding invoices to GL accounts
  2. Competent in the use of Microsoft Excel
  3. High level of attention to detail and numeracy skills
  4. Good standard of general education with good written and spoken English
  5. AAT Qualified to level 3 – desirable

Please contact our HR team for all enquiries: hr.uk@eu.medical.canon