Finance Assistant | St Albans | up to £30k

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We’re recruiting for a Finance Assistant to join a leading, global company in central St Albans.

The successful candidate will be supporting the Finance Director with various aspects of purchase ledger processing, sales ledger management and credit control.

 This is a fantastic position for a candidate looking to further their career in accounting and the company will look to offer study support for AAT for example. They encourage upskilling and progression wherever possible! Or perhaps you have lots of experience under your belt and are looking for a new challenge?

Key Responsibilities:

Sales Ledger

  • Process sales ledger invoices on a monthly basis

  • Liaise with external parties to ensure all invoices are paid on a timely basis

Purchase Ledger

  • Process daily transactional duties with an emphasis on data processing and reporting

  • Proactively liaise with suppliers to correct any issues

  • Review all invoices in preparation for payment – ensuring correct approval process are adhered to and accuracy of data

  • Update and maintain files and documentation in accordance with Company policy and accounting practises

  • Payment of staff expenses

Month End Support

  • Assist with the month end processes

Budget Management

  • Support the central functions of budget management

What the employer is looking for:

  • At least 2 years’ experience in undertaking sales and purchase ledger duties

  • An understanding of accounting processes and bookkeeping procedures

  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written

  • Detail orientated, professional attitude, reliable

  • Able to build effective relationships with all levels of management

  • Excellent IT skills, particularly Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook

  • Ability to demonstrate a professional, confident and 'can do’ attitude

What’s in it for you?

  • Salary: up to £30k depending on experience

  • Holiday:27 days + Bank Holidays

  • Bonus – 15% of salary based on company performance

  • Study support

  • Life Cover x3

  • Perk Box discounts

  • Dress down Friday

  • Free parking

Hours: Monday to Friday, 9:00am-5.30pm

Posted: 1/10/2019

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