VACANCY

Finance Assistant

JOB SUMMARY

  • Act as the first point of contact for all financial related queries – both on the telephone and via email
  • Use finance system to record and post all payables and receivables, journals and any other entries required
  • Investigate any discrepancies between payments and invoices, liaising with other departments as necessary
  • File a copy of all invoices sent, cash payments, and cash receipts with a physical file or scan into bookkeeping software.
    Manage petty cash, ensuring balance matches transaction summary
  • Reconcile online payment platform accounts, as requested by the Finance Manager
  • Credit control – Review the aged debtors report by the days past due so you can note the amount of outstanding customer payments. Send overdue statements or reminders and liaise with third party debt collection company as required
  • Assist with VAT return preparation and submission
  • Undertake stock take and cross check details with stock spreadsheet
  • Compare supplier statements with payables report and creditor statement and highlight any anomalies
  • Undertake administration tasks for the Operations Director such as minute taking, benchmarking and comparative research

This job description is not designed to be exhaustive and may, from time to time, be modified to reflect required responsibilities commensurate with the position.

EXPERIENCE & SKILLS REQ.

  • An understanding of basic accounting principles (including double entry bookkeeping)
  • Experience of using financial software such as Xero, QuickBooks, Sage or Microsoft Dynamics
  • An analytical mind with attention to detail
  • Effective time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines
  • Able to give and receive constructive criticism.
    Self-motivated and committed
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel, Word and Teams
  • Grade 4 or above (C or above) in a Level 2 Maths and English qualification (for example GCSE English and Maths)
  • Level 3 or 4 qualification in accounting (for example Level 3 or 4 AAT, A level Accounting or Level 4 Diploma in Accounting and Finance)

DESIRABLE SKILLS

  • Level 6 qualification accounting (for example an accounting and finance degree, Level 6 Diploma in Accounting and Business or ACCA accreditation)
  • Previous experience using Xero financial software
  • Full, clean, UK driving license
  • Two years’ experience in a similar role

THE PACKAGE

  • Staff discounts
  • Excellent Salary and bonus scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • Training
  • Industry discounts

THE PARTICULARS

  • £17,500.00 (actual before tax) Quoted figures above are before tax and any other statutory deductions
  • Part Time – 3.5 x days (26 hours) per week (or the equivalent thereof) Hours of work to be confirmed with successful candidate
  • 3 x days (22 hours) may be considered
  • NEST Pension scheme
  • Company discount scheme

APPLY

CLOSING DATE: 5pm on Friday 29th March 2024.

Please submit a letter or CV (of no more than 2 x sides of A4) detailing how your qualifications, skills and experience make you an ideal candidate for this role.

Applications should be submitted to recruitment@crystalclear.co.uk with the subject ‘Application for Finance Assistant.’

Phone: + 44 (0) 151 709 7227
Head Office: 34 Rodney Street, Liverpool, L1 9AA
MON-FRI 09:00 - 19:00
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