Finance Assistant - Part time will be considered

Posted 07 November 2022
Salary £23000 - £25000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent Benefits
LocationKnutsford
DisciplineTransactional & Part Qualified
ReferenceLB/FA/KNUTS/36583
Contact NameLouise Matthews

Job description

Axon Moore are delighted to be working with a large market leading business with a long-standing history and pedigree in their expert field, who require an enthusiastic and pro-active Finance Assistant (with a prime focus on Purchase Ledger – Foreign Payments) to join their cashier’s department. Based in Knutsford, the company has a turnover in excess of 1 billion and trades from over 370 locations in the UK. 

You will be joining a team of nine friendly finance assistants and will assist in compiling Foreign Payments along with various Purchase Ledger related activities. You will be required to adopt and promote a hands-on approach.

Primary duties will include the following:
  • processing foreign supplier payments generated from the purchase ledger
  • maintaining a dual currency cashbook, estimating the currency purchase necessary and the monthly revaluation calculation
  • resolving purchase ledger queries from suppliers and branch managers
  • monthly bank reconciliations
  • completing general ledger journals to reduce the number of unreconciled items on the bank reconciliation
  • processing bank transfers/cheques for one-off payments
  • various system maintenance tasks
  • ad-hoc administrative duties
The ideal candidate will:
  • have excellent team working skills including communication and prioritisation
  • have at least 2 years’ office experience.
  • have previous accounts payable experience
  • have experience making foreign payments
  • have experience in bank reconciliation
  • have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word
  • be able to communicate effectively with different internal and external stakeholders
  • be able to work to tight deadline while paying attention to details
  • have a strong work ethic (including excellent punctuality and attendance)
In return you will be offered a competitive salary of up to £25,000 DOE plus annual bonus, 25 days holiday (excluding bank holidays) and will benefit from free parking and free lunches, plus other benefits. The working hours will be fully office based, Monday – Friday from 9.00am – 5.00pm. Part time will be considered. Please apply now for immediate consideration.