Added 16/07/2020

Senior Finance Assistant

Croydon, Surrey, England
£28k - 32k per year
Job Type
Financial Services
External reference

Ignata Finance a re delighted to be partnering with a local business with offices in Croydon, very close to the station, to recruit a Senior Finance Assistant on a full-time basis. Working from home initially, this role would be well suited to someone studying towards an accountancy qualification (AAT/ACCA/CIMA). Ideally you will be immediately available due to the urgency of the position, but candidates on a notice period will not be discounted.

Duties will include:

* Collating data for sales invoicing
* Raising Sales Invoices
* Sending out customer statements
* Dealing with customer queries Re invoice charges
* Credit control
* Managing account inbox
* Processing purchase invoices
* Bank reconciliation's
* Raising bacs payments on the bank
* Assist in producing management information as requested
* Undertake any other duties that may be requested by the Finance Manager

This is a wide-ranging role that requires large amounts of data analysis, so advanced excel skills are essential. A working knowledge of both sales ledger and credit control is also necessary as you will be responsible for the maintenance of the sales ledger from initial invoicing to the collection of the debt

Key Competencies

* Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
* Attention to detail
* Literacy and numeracy
* A flexible team player with the ability to work autonomously
* Speed and accuracy
* Willingness to learn
* A self starter with a positive 'can do' attitude
* Ability to work accurately in a busy environment whilst adhering to deadline

Knowledge Skills and Experience

* Advance excel skills - including pivots/vlookups/ifsums
* Previous experience of sales ledger and credit control
* Knowledge of Microsoft Business Central desired but not essential