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Finance Assistant - Heavy AP focus

£22000 - £25000 per annum
England Manchester Manchester, England
Apply 2021-01-07 11:18:05 2021-12-24 Butler Rose

Finance Assistant - Heavy AP focus

Date posted: January 7, 2021
£22000 - £25000 per annum
Manchester, England
Job description
The Company Overview:

Butler rose are partnered with a Global business who have a newly established Shared Service Centre in Central Manchester. They are a corporate, high performing organisation with a small company feel. They really look after their staff and are a fun, sociable bunch.

Your new role as Finance Assistant:

You will be part of a team of 7. This opportunity will initially be 70-80% focused on Accounts Payable but there is scope for it to become a broader role in the future hence why it is being pitched as a Finance Assistant. The business is moving on to a new system in the next few months so there is potential to become involved in this. This job will also play a key part in the strategic development of the business. Your duties will include:

Ensuring all payments are processed on time

Providing effective financial management, supporting the UK financial controller and divisional finance managers across various business areas (primarily accounts payable) to manage financials in line with business and regulatory requirements.

Processing and maintaining the purchase ledger (includes posting and coding invoices)

Involvement in the month end process, ensuring prepayments are booked, investigating and resolving any discrepancies

Performing supplier statement reconciliations

Setting up of new supplier accounts and maintaining existing account details

Maintaining accurate records of all payment activity including filing of invoices

Managing monthly bank and other key control account reconciliation process

Supporting the finance team with various administrative tasks

Acting as first point of contact for internal & external queries

Providing audit information for both internal and external auditors

Providing ad-hoc reporting as and when requested by management

The Experience & Qualifications Required:

The successful Candidate shall be/have:

Stable work history

Solid Accounts Payable experience. It would be ideal if you have been the sole Accounts Payable / Purchase Ledger person in a small team. Candidates who’ve worked for a Global Company, preferably in Manufacturing sector or Shared Service Centre will be of interest to my Client however they are open to good candidates from other sectors.

Full understanding of the end to end Accounts Payable process, and the ability to explain the process to colleagues

Basware & Oracle experience would be advantageous but not essential

Prior P2P experience would be a bonus

Basic Excel skills would be good.

Your Reward & The Package On Offer:

As Finance Assistant, you shall receive:

A salary of £22,000 - £25,000 depending on experience

25 days plus bank holidays

Cycle to work scheme

Contributory pension (plus life cover of 6 x salary if enrolled)

Company sick pay scheme

Health cover after 1 year of service.

This organisation work 8:30am – 5:00pm, with flexibility around start & finish times. The position will be working from home initially but will ultimately be office-based. My Client are looking for someone to start ASAP. It will be a 2 stage interview process.

Who Are Butler Rose?

Butler Rose specialises in the recruitment of accountancy and finance professionals, from transactional and part-qualified appointments through to Group FDs.

With offices in Manchester, Preston, Leeds, Birmingham, Exeter, London, Milton Keynes and Southampton, we work with a range of businesses across the UK from SMEs and local accountancy firms to large Plcs and the Big 4, as well as many public sector and not-for-profit organisations. We are an ambitious and expanding business with great client relationships lead by a management team with long tenure in their markets. We are committed and focused to excellent candidate service.

Butler Rose is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.
Butler Rose Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.
Reference: 16212DCR_1610018287

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