Group Finance Assistant

Group Finance Assistant
Full time (37 x hours a week)
Monday - Friday
Office based role
Based in Chertsey, Surrey
Salary up to £30,000 + attractive company benefits
Reporting to: Group Finance Manager
Department: Finance Company

Are you looking for opportunity to further develop your Finance Administration & Accounts support knowledge in a refreshing and unique professional company?.....If you can offer a minimum of 4 year's experience working within a finance department and want to take the next step in your finance career, this company will offer you the opportunity for study support for a relevant accounting qualification: AAT or CIMA; in addition the company will give you the opportunity to gain great experience in all the department functions, from Invoicing through to foreign currency transactions, and the total finance and admin support functions of the department's service to their business.

Based in dog-friendly offices in Chertsey, this role will be the key member of the Finance team to work across 4 entities (UK, USA, EU and AU) in a multi-currency environment.

Main responsibilities:

* Inputting inventory purchase invoices for our group of companies in UK, USA, Europe and Australia:
* Matching purchase receipts to supplier invoices and loading onto supplier ledger.
* Investigating purchase receipt shortages and price queries with our Operations team.
* Reconciling supplier statements and updating our Finance Manager on queries or inventory payments that need to be made.

Assist with administration of group Amazon customer accounts, covering:

o Processing sales invoices on Vendor Central.
o Preparing monthly statements in Excel format.
o Applying payments and maintaining payment spreadsheet.
o Processing or disputing shortage claims, chargebacks and other deductions.
o Investigating chargebacks and price queries with our Sales and Operations teams.
o Approval and processing of Amazon claims for their terms, rebate and marketing invoices.
o Sales Financing for UK & EU:
o Weekly bank reconciliations.
o Monthly reconciliations to Sales Financing ledger.
o Invoice and credit note uploads.
o Sales Financing drawdowns.
o Monthly credit memo analysis.
o Current Account Bank Reconciliations:
o Weekly bank account reconciliation for 5 multi-currency bank accounts.
o Group audit support.
o Support with preparing annual audit packs for UK, US, AU & EU entities. o Assisting with audit sampling requests and queries.
o Provide support to group Finance team when needed: o Nominal ledger journal entries.
o Assisting with Finance shared mailbox.
o Support with Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable.
o Ad hoc duties as required. Key Competencies:
o A strong problem solver with excellent communication skills as you will be dealing with customers, suppliers and colleagues at all levels.
o Have excellent attention to detail with the ability to manage your time and deadlines.
o Have a good understanding of accounts payable/receivable and reconciliation skills.
o Understanding an ERP system is essential, experience in using Navision Dynamics is desirable. Experience:
o Experience of dealing with Amazon or other large retailers would be an advantage.
o Computer literate and knowledge of MS Office Software - Excel experience is essential.
o Minimum of 4 years' experience working within a finance team and wants to further their finance career.
o Opportunity to commence or continuation of study support for a relevant accounting qualification: AAT or CIMA.

If you meet all of the specifications above and have experience financially dealing with key retailers such as Amazon, please submit your application ASAP to The closing date for applications is Friday 24th September. If you need any more information or wish to discuss your finance experience in more detail please ring our Staines office branch on 01784 460981.

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