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Finance Assistant

  • Location City of London
  • Job type Permanent
  • Reference BBBH136172

Finance assistant
up to £27k
Fenchurch street / Hybrid working

I am currently recruiting for a Finance Assistant to join a PE backed, rapidly expanding client of mine in Fenchurch street. We are looking for someone enthusiastic, driven and motivated to learn and be challenged. The finance assistant role is a broad role with exposure to a variety of financial processes. It provides a great development opportunity for someone keen to learn and develop their knowledge with a view to progressing a career in finance.

Day to day activities to include;
* Financial checks on new sales opportunities
* Sales order & purchase order processing
* Invoicing
* Goods receipting
* Financial checks in relation to new customer and supplier onboarding
* Liasing with and supporting departments across the business eg sales team, project management team
* Producing ad hoc financial reports and analysis using our accounting system (Netsuite) and CRM system (salesforce)
* Adhoc assistance with financial month end close processes

FORMAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING

* Educated to A-level minimum, with higher education qualification (degree or equivalent preferred). Alternatively, relevant and proven Industry experience would be accepted
* Computer literate and confident with Microsoft Office (Excel a must), other packages an advantage
* Industry or relevant business qualifications and accreditations would be an advantage

KEY COMPETENCIES

* Enthusiastic & proactive
* Willingness to learn & develop
* Attention to detail
* Positive attitude
* Strong communication
* Personal Responsibility
* Problem Solving
* Solution Orientated
* Decision Making Ability

KEY SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
* A self-motivated person with excellent interpersonal skills
* Ability to work in both a team environment and independently
* Ability to prioritise tasks and responsibilities
* Can form close working relationships with internal colleagues and external parties, as required
* Ability to work effectively under pressure