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Senior Accounts Assistant – Milton Keynes

As a result of a recent restructure and planned change, our client, a leading financial services organisation, are looking for additional support for their head office finance team on a fixed term contract basis.  The business is a well established, industry leading body which works closely with all the major insurance companies in the UK, offering a very stable and secure environment and whilst this post is initially for a period of 6 months, there is the possibility of a longer term career or future contract extensions.

About the job

Joining as a Senior Finance Assistant, you will be working closely with the Financial Accounting Manager, and your main responsibilities in the role will include:

Monitoring daily workload for Purchase Ledger and Accounts Assistants and report any issues to Accounts and Recovery Manager
• Releasing invoices – involves checking periods, nominal codes and prepayments
• Full responsibility for the processing of Monthly Levy invoices, Sales Ledger invoicing and credit control for outstanding debtors
• Responsible for direct debit collection. including reconciliation to ledger
• Responsible for all daily banking duties including petty cash, foreign currency and required reconciliations
• Process journals as appropriate
• Responsible for daily claims payments Cheques, BACS and Greencard
• Processing purchase ledger payment run weekly and assist with any queries
• Responsible for day to day iPOS administration
• Provide annual leave cover for Accounts Assistants
• Responsible for Claims Portal accounting including invoicing, cash collection, payment runs, cashbook and bank reconciliations

About you

To succeed as the Senior Finance Assistant, you will need:

Accounting experience with a good understanding of accounting functions – including purchase ledger, sales ledger, bank reconciliation and trial balance

High level of computer literacy essential, ideally with knowledge of SUN accounts, although this is not essential

Excellent oral and written communication skills

On Offer

£28,000 pro-rata salary

25 days pro-rata holiday + statutory bank holidays

Pension contribution

A broad, interesting role in a pleasant, head office working environment

Free parking

Please apply for the Senior Finance Assistant role as soon as possible if this opportunity is of interest, we are hoping for someone to start in the post before 12th August.

Job Reference: 11742
Salary: £28,000
Location: Buckinghamshire
Type: Interim / Temporary
CALL: 01234 831005
Consultant: William Hayward
Last Updated: 29/07/2019