Salary£25000 - £30000 per annum
A global biotech organisation based close to the city centre (with parking!) are currently looking to add a Finance Assistant to their team. This role will, on the most part, look after purchase ledger and expenses tasks however there is also room for candidates to take on additional month end tasks. The role will report into the Financial Controller. This position is a hybrid position however more working from home can be accomodated if required. (Ideal two days in the office three from home!)

This position will pay up to £30K. 

The main duties of the role as follows:
  • Input supplier invoices accurately and efficiently to ensure correct payments, including reconciliation of supplier statements
  • Manage the accounts inbox; addressing or resolving any queries regarding supplier invoicing both internally within the organisation and externally with suppliers as required, including handling supplier calls
  • Open the post and scan, sending to appropriate individuals as required
  • Take ownership of the multicurrency AP ledger and generating the weekly payment run for all group entities
  • Expenses system administrator and go to person. Assist staff with expenses including credit cards. Process, review and critique employee expenses, escalating any queries as required
  • Perform monthly reconciliations of corporate credit cards and virtual cards
  • Perform bank account reconciliations daily ensuring timely and accurate clearing of queries
  • Working with, training and educating the wider company to ensure employees adhere and comply with purchasing policies, including ensuring purchase orders are raised and approved appropriately
  • Maintain accurate financial records, ensuring both paper-based and digital records are filed and archived appropriately for audit purposes
  • Review purchase order records and ensure they are kept up to date (particularly large and/or old POs and standing POs)
  • Month end reconciliations and supporting the Management Accountant including, but not limited to,
    • reconciliation of GRNI, review of purchase ledger postings against budget, prepayments, fixed assets, VAT transaction review
  • YE assistance including preparation of some audit and tax schedules and full YE supplier statement reconciliation
  • Sales ledger assistance and holiday cover of Management Accountant as required
  • SOPs – process documentation, updating and improvements
  • Assist the wider Group finance team with ad-hoc requests as required

Ideally candidates will have previous purchase ledger experience and must be able to start work within the next week or so. There is a strong possibility this role could become permanent for the right applicant! 

For more information on this role please call me on 01223 209888. 
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