Finance Assistant

Posted 14 May 2024
Salary £25000 - £28000 per annum
Discipline Transactional & Part Qualified
Contact NameLouise Matthews

Job description

Finance Assistant l Warrington l £25,000 - £28,000 l 9 Month FTC with potential to go permanent.

Axon Moore are delighted to be working in partnership with a world leading business within their sector, who are looking for a Finance Assistant to join their team on a 9 month fixed term contract basis to cover a maternity leave.

Although initially joining on an FTC basis, there is a real opportunity for this role to go permanent with the growth plans that the business has!

To be considered for this excellent role, you will ideally have experience within transactional finance and be studying towards/have an AAT qualification. However, what is key for this role is team fit! You will be joining a small, lively, bubbly and friendly finance team and will be someone who is enthusiastic, with a willingness to learn.

Duties will include:-

Finance duties
  • Create & send customer invoices with relevant backup, and follow up as needed
  • Credit control activities
  • Support the procurement process by raising purchase orders
  • Receipt POs as & when goods / services are received
  • Reconcile the bank account and process relevant bank transactions
  • Provide timely and accurate responses to customer & supplier queries
  • Support the month-end process, including the provision of cost accruals
  • Assist to ensure core processes run smoothly; these will include accounts receivable, accounts payable.
  • Undertake other financial and/or administrative duties as required by the Finance Team
Sales Order Processing duties
  • Answer incoming calls in a timely and professional manner with impeccable customer service at all times.
  • Process all customer orders onto specific systems the day the order is received, and an acknowledgement has been sent to ensure the customer is being updated at each stage of the order process.
  • Liaise with the Partner Contractors to ensure all components required have been ordered correctly to avoid any delays.
  • Review the daily reports to ensure all open orders are monitored in a timely manner.
  • Resolving any customer issues regarding delivery, pricing etc.
  • Provide weekly/monthly reports for Senior Management.
  • Liaising with your Line Manager with regards to customers credit limits and missed payments.
  • General Administration and Customer Services tasks to suit the business requirements.
You will benefit from working on a hybrid basis (3 days in office) and an early finish on a Friday!