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Finance Assistant

Job Title: Finance Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Basingstoke
Industry:
Salary: 23000 - 25000
REF: VAC-13866
Contact Name: madelaine allen
Contact Email: madelaine@wotestreetpeople.co.uk
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

The individual would ideally have experience of in a high volume financial service environment. 
 
Key responsibilities include: 
- Daily bank reconciliations including the timely resolution of un-matched items with the wider team (finance and non-finance)
- To operate effectively in this high transaction volume environment and work to the rigorous financial controls adhered to within the company
- Obtain appropriate sign off, of all invoices and allocate correctly within the accounting system
- Calculating and generating pay-outs on a daily basis
- Carrying out checks on data to ensure its integrity
- Posting accruals, prepayments and month end journals
- Balance sheet reconciliations 
- Assist the Finance Manager with the preparation of financial reports, including the monthly trail balance
- Ad hoc finance duties 
- Finance Administration 
Key requirements are:
- A hands-on approach. 
- A committed team player with a 'can do' attitude. 
- Ability to work effectively with people to resolve issues 
- A desire for continuous improvement and quality in all system and control processes.
- Be IT literate with a sound understanding of Excel (including vlookups, pivot tables, sumif functions etc) and ideally Sage
- A solid background within finance
- Good attention to detail and accuracy in work carried out
- The ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment and stay flexible in your duties