Finance assistant

Description

We are a business with exciting sustainable growth plans over the next few years looking for amazing people who want to grow along with us.

We are a business that values our people. We've launched exciting people initiatives to better our people's experience and we engage with our people to listen to their needs and wants. We have adopted a hybrid working policy that gives our people the flexibility they want and we reward and recognise them well through numerous ways including our extensive benefits package and the way we align our support to match their career goals.

We employ 250 staff in the UK with a fast-growing presence, headquartered in London and serving a wide range of clients. We have established a strong track record and reputation as the ‘partner with a purpose’ to help each client get the most out of their property.

Through our network of offices in the UK, we offer a wide range of property services including consultancy, management, investment and commercial agency, residential sales & lettings.

This is a temp to perm opportunity to join our finance team as a finance assistant for purchase ledger, sales ledger and credit control. We're ideally looking for someone who can join us immediately.

Responsibilities

Accounts payable

  • Maintenance of AP mailbox, ensuring clear and effective communication with suppliers and internal stakeholders
  • Maintenance of the Purchase Order process
  • Accurate processing of purchase invoices matched to PO
  • Management of Concur for all expenses and invoices
  • Periodic payment run and distribution of remittances

Accounts receivable

  • Timely cashbook posting
  • Reconcile subcontractors cost to sales Invoice / revenue
  • Preparing periodic debt reports for review
  • Escalate outstanding debt with internal stakeholders and Clients
  • Meet cash and debtor targets set by the business – recommend legal action when required

Management accounting

  • Preparing quarterly VAT returns
  • Maintain clear and accurate prepayment schedules for trade creditors, rent and rates
  • Maintain Fixed Asset Register
  • Any ad-hoc and holiday cover duties in the team

Requirements

  • Previous exposure and experience in fast pace and cross functional finance environment.
  • Great customer care skills applied to both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Previous experience with Sun Systems is desirable, as well as exposure to Proactis application and Concur.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and Word.
  • Clear and effective communicator.
  • Pro-active approach to work with ability to cross function.
  • A curious mind with willingness to learn, adapt and progress.
  • Team player.

Benefits

  • Hybrid working - to give you the flexibility you need
  • Holidays: 25 days increasing in line with length of service to a maximum of 30 days
  • Enhanced auto enrolment pension scheme - to help you save for the future
  • Life assurance - to protect your loved ones should the worst happen
  • Interest free season ticket loans
  • Cycle to work scheme - discounted bicycles
  • Flu and eye care vouchers - to keep you healthy
  • Employee Assistance Programme - 24/7 health & wellbeing support
  • Help@Hand Remote GP app - to give you and your family access to medical experts quickly
  • Platform hosting 1000s of discounts at your favourite retailers, restaurants, supermarkets, leisure & days out venues, gyms and more
  • Family & wellbeing policy - including enhanced maternity pay, menopause support, neurodiversity support, carer support, company sick pay and much more

Plus a Flexible benefits policy that allows you to pick and choose additional benefits as below:

  • Purchasing up to 5 days additional holiday
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Discounted dental insurance
  • Discounted private medical insurance for family cover
  • Discounted critical health insurance and more