"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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Senior Finance Assistant – Salary up to £35,000 DoE – VFR3058

Role:                    Senior Finance Assistant

Sector:                 Creative Studio

Reports To:          Finance Manager

Location:             S.W London

Salary :                £32,000 – £35,000 DoE

Full Time:            Permanent – Hybrid 3 days in the office

Ref:                      VisionFR3058

VisionFR are acting on behalf of a lovely creative studio to find a Senior Finance Assistant. Our Client is well established and highly regarded in their field and are now seeking an ambitious Senior Finance Assistant to join the team. As Senior Finance Assistant you will work closely with the Finance Manager and the Finance Assistant, you will manage the day to day running of the finance department.

Senior Finance Assistant key responsibilities will include:

  • Sales – Liaise with the Client Services Team to coordinate efficient Client Billing, manage Statement of Works and follow up on outstanding orders.
  • Sales – Responsibility for chasing debtors and reporting on outstanding Debts
  • Purchases – Management of Credit Cards
  • Purchases – Monitoring and reporting of Freelancers and Freelancer Timesheets
  • Purchases – Overall responsibility for all aspects of purchase invoices, expenses and credit cards alongside the Finance Assistant
  • Purchases – Collaborate with the Finance Assistant to manage weekly supplier payments. Work with the Finance Manager on monthly payment schedules and assist the FA in executing payments.
  • Banking – Oversee the Finance Assistant with weekly bank reconciliations and cashflow process
  • Banking – Calculate month-end foreign exchange (FX) rates for USD invoices for Finance Manager
  • Banking – Liaise with overseas studio to enter postings and complete bank reconciliation
  • Intercompany – Responsibility for Intercompany charging
  • Accounting Software (Paprika) – Responsibility for Time Processing, and chasing outstanding timesheets. Set up new Clients and Suppliers, Templates for CST, Starters and Leavers
  • Budget – Assist on annual budgets
  • Reporting – Oversee the Finance Assistant. Manage the budget tracking process and provide monthly updates to team Heads alongside Finance Assistant

Senior Finance Assistant key attributes required:

  • Creative and entrepreneurial and generate fresh ideas 
  • A thirst for knowledge and eager to learn; soaking up knowledge & learning opportunities
  • Optimistic and adaptable & take feedback on board
  • Creative and entrepreneurial and  generate fresh ideas
  • Reliable with a sense of urgency & proactivity
  • Driven to succeed and a self-starter; ambitious & committed to exceeding targets
  • Decisive and make smart choices & use initiative
  • Commercial acumen and understand how the role fits into the bigger picture
  • Collaborative, supportive & helpful
  • Paprika skills and experience highly beneficial
  • Previous experience working in a creative, media or similar business
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good Excel skills

VisionFR is committed to encouraging equality, diversity, inclusion and eliminating unlawful discrimination within our workforce and whilst fulfilling our Client recruitment needs.

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 on this occasion, usually due to other candidates having more relevant sector exposure, qualifications or required skills. We thank you for your interest.

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