"I was very impressed by the efficient manner in which Visionfr approached our brief. Upon providing clear direction on our requirements, the VisionFR team was able to consult with us to refine that brief before vetting and then delivering to us a great caliber of candidates at lightning speed from which to interview. I found the process seamless and swift."

David Shiell MD/Founder
Web Liquid Group

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Finance Assistant – Temp to Perm – Marketing Agency

Salary circa £24k-£26k pa

The Company & Opportunity

This is a great opportunity for a finance assistant wanting to make the next step in their career. Our client is a successful and award-winning London based, independent healthcare marketing agency, and is looking for a Finance Assistant to support the Finance Manager and FD. The core focus of the role will be on Purchase Ledger/Expenses, Sales Ledger and Cash/Bank but the role has excellent scope to grow as the business grows.

Our client is looking for a quick start and so the role is initially offered as a temp position (3 months) but this will convert to a permanent position if you and they are both working well together during the initial temp period.

The business uses Paprika accounting software. Prior experience of this system is deemed essential.

Responsibilities

  • Reporting directly to the Finance Manager (FM) and reporting indirectly to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
  • Management of purchase ledger, to include processing supplier invoices, coding to correct account, managing payments, reconciling supplier account
  • Management of sales ledger, to include finalising sales invoices on Paprika, recording cash received, preparing month end aged debtor report, reconciliation
  • Management of bank accounts ensuring transactions are processed accurately, accounts reconciled
  • Management of the credit control process
  • Support cash flow management, to include maximising credit control with suppliers and clients
  • Closely monitoring expenditure on company credit cards
  • Proactively ensuring all client related supplier invoices have been passed to finance for processing
  • Preparation of prepayments and fixed assets journals ensuring these are completed in line with month end timetable
  • Setting up new job codes on Paprika
  • Providing ad hoc support to the FM
  • Assisting with general finance process queries from the account teams
  • Working with other members of the support team (HR Business Partner, Office Manager and Business Exec) to ensure ongoing smooth running of the company,

Profile

  • Self motivated, well organised and able to work independently but also able to take direction from other members of the finance team
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Proactive
  • A team player
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, developing strong working relationships within both the client facing and support teams
  • A good level of patience and calm under pressure
  • Confidence to challenge team members when they do not follow the correct finance process
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent IT skills, including Microsoft Office and  Paprika

Due to the high level of applications being received if you do not hear from us within 5 working days please assume your application has not been successful, usually due to non sector exposure, lack of qualifications or lack of correct skills

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