Finance Assistant

Job Description

This is a 6 month contract to cover maternity leave.

Duties include:
Process payments (cheque, telegraphic transfer and other electronic payments)
Monthly bank reconciliations
Monitor bank accounts and update cashbook spreadsheets
Produce weekly cash balance report
Process and allocate receipts (cheques, cash and telegraphic transfers)
Coordinate and maintain placement of fixed deposits at various banks, in line with client requirements
Posting entries into SUN
Input and process purchase invoices on bespoke invoice processing and approval system
Daily deliveries/collection of documents
Assist other members of the finance team as required
General office administration duties

Skills and experience required:
Numerate and show attention to detail and accuracy
Have a flexible approach to work and be well organised
Able to work well under pressure and achieve targets set
Self-motivated and enthusiastic about working in a busy department
Good communication skills as the role involves contact with other departments, external directors and banks
Some knowledge of double entry book-keeping
Experience of SUN general ledger system desirable
Experience of banking systems desirable
Experience of Excel and Word