Finance Assistant

Posted 17 November 2021
£23000.00 - £28000 per annum
Job type Contract
DisciplineAccounting & Finance

Job description

Finance Assistant, Cheltenham, 12 month fixed term contract, £23-28K plus benefits

Toner Graham have a new opportunity for a Finance Assistant to join a world leading business on a 12 month fixed term contract basis. Focused and diligent with a good eye for detail, you will assist with:
Cash and Banking Processes
Processing bank transactions and payments
Running automated payment processes using the system such as BACS runs and Overseas Payment runs
Processing one off or regular manual payments
Checking all manual payment requests are complete and authorised, keying these onto the system
Ensuring monthly overseas payrolls are paid
Linking payment requestors, Accounts Payable teams and other colleagues if any queries
Linking with Treasury to review bank balances and request funds transfers, and to seek final payment approvals
Month End duties and processing
Supporting the closing of the Fixed Asset register
Preparation and posting of month end journals
Sharing central costs between cost centres
Posting journals prepared by other Finance Teams at month end
Fixed Asset Register and Capital purchasing
Setting up new Fixed Assets and purchasing workflow routes for new Asset purchases
Closing purchasing routes where projects are completed
Sending out lists of Assets Under Construction for review
Transferring assets between asset classes and disposing of Fixed Assets
Supporting Fixed Asset Reconciliation process at month end
Employee Expenses (we use
Checking of expense claims before payment to ensure they are compliant with policies and have relevant receipts
Setting up new users and processing leavers on Concur expenses system and payment ledgers
Balance Sheet Reconciliations

Skills and experience
Good Excel skills - happy dealing with volumes of data on occasions
Communication skills - happy to link pro-actively with Central Finance internal customers
Flexible use of communication - happy to converse via email, Teams calls or screen shares
Problem solving
Able to prioritise if necessary
Focussed and attention to detail
This role may suit an AAT studier

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