Finance Assistant

Finchley, London
£20000 - £25000 per annum + 25 days holiday, free parking, bonus
07 Jun 2019
20 Jun 2019
Charlotte Day
Contract type
Part time

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the science and research industry for an enthusiastic and progressive finance assistant with a few years of experience of accounts payable and recievable to progress and learn. This finance assistant role is within a team of 5 whereby you will be working alongside one other finance assistant and reporting into the finance manager.

Client Details

This client is a highly successful medical company based in North London which works closely with large medical centres to research management solutions for certain types of therapy. This company has developed a revolutionary, market-leading solution to various problems in the medical industry and they work globally on these projects.


  • Daily processing of purchase invoices, matching to Purchase Orders and coding to ledgers using our Paperless software.
  • Reconciliation of supplier statements and ensuring accounts are reconciled each month
  • Manage the employee's expenses using our WebExpenses software.
  • Dealing with all supplier queries
  • Raise sales invoices and manage customer database
  • Credit control
  • Preparation of weekly payment run ensuring payment deadline is met
  • Investigation of any unallocated direct debit payments / duplicate entries etc and ensure they are resolved
  • Prepare monthly Prepayments and Accruals schedules
  • Multi-currency bank reconciliations
  • Other ad hoc duties as required by the Finance Manager


The successful Finance Assistant will:

  • Have strong analytical skills, with high attention to detail
  • Have good Excel skills
  • Be able to work independently and take the initiative in solving problems
  • Have a solid understanding of basic accounting payable principles, including a good knowledge of VAT
  • Have a proven ability to calculate, post and manage accounting figures and financial records
  • Ideally have experience working in an international environment
  • Ideally have experience of using Sage 200

Job Offer

A fantastic role in Finchley offering training and progression in a market-leading company. Full study support, 25 days holiday and free parking are part of the package, alongside an excellent role in a friendly finance team with continued support throughout your career.

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