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09 November 2018

Finance Assistant – Accountancy & Finance – South Shields

Location: North East England

Salary: Competitive

Sector: Accountancy and Finance

Job Type: Permanent

Job Reference: BMC/10/2321 NS


Nigel Spurr

DD: 0191 543 6867

M: 07508 056 036

The Company

BMC Recruitment Group are delighted to be supporting a well-known group of businesses who operate across the UK.

The Group are looking to appoint a suitably qualified Accounts Assistant who will join their small finance team based at their Head office in South Tyneside.

Applicants will ideally have worked in a fast paced finance department and will be fully conversant on all aspects of accounts payable & invoicing.

Job Role

  • Matching of invoices to delivery notes and GRN’s for timely processing to the ledger.
  • Verification of non PO expenditure, having invoices authorised and posted to the ledger.
  • Raise invoice queries and liaise with relevant personnel to resolve effectively, ensuring ledgers are kept up to date.
  • Supplier statement reconciliation and preparation of supplier payment lists for authorisation within time constraints to meet payment terms.
  • Set up of new supplier records and maintenance of existing supplier accounts.
  • Manage filing systems efficiently, filing all paper invoices and payments in the most appropriate manner.
  • Work robustly to all of the policies and procedures within the accounts department.
  • Maintaining confidentiality and communicating effectively with Financial Controller

The following skills are desirable:

  • Demonstrable experience of working in a finance department
  • Working knowledge of using SAGE-50 & Microsoft Office (Outlook and Excel)
  • Experience working within a busy, fast paced accounts environment
  • Knowledge of the manufacturing / engineering industry would be advantageous
  • Ability to build positive working relationships across the Group.
  • Have excellent analytical and numerical skills.
  • Confident telephone manner to deal with suppliers, customers and other external stakeholders

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