Finance Assistant

Job Details

  • Contract: Fixed Term Contract
  • Hours: 39
  • Salary: On application
  • Posted On: October 27, 2022
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Finance Assistant

You will work in our busy Finance department, as part of a team of three people, with close liaison with the Procurement and Sales team (~10 friendly people in the office). You will be required to provide accurate data entry, reconciliation, and finance problem solving. This involves having excellent attention to detail, able to recognise discrepancy.  If you are seeking an accounting career following studies or already have some experience this might be of interest to you….

The Company:

Based in Croydon, Greater London, Level Developments is a world leader in the design and manufacture of mechanical and electronic angle measuring products. Throughout the business, whatever role, ‘quality’ is key. Established 34 years ago, with a continuing growth plan, it is a priority to ensure we invest in our people, the environment, equipment, and product development whilst remaining focused on success.

At Level Developments, we pride ourselves on giving our customers the best quality product and service. This is possible due to the whole team, who work respectfully, collaboratively and challenge themselves in competency, and contribution to all areas of the business.

The role:

In this role you will work as part of the Finance team, and you will provide support to the wider internal administration team. You will carry out a variety of book-keeping tasks, communicate with customers and suppliers and provide accounting support to various internal departments.

Responsibilities include:

  • Sales ledger: update sales invoices, create credit notes, enter receipts
  • Credit control: monitoring, statements, communication, update records
  • Purchase ledger: supplier invoices, remittances, reconciliation, enter payments
  • Journals: process, reporting
  • Banking: data entry of all bank transactions, reporting
  • Reconciliation: various bank accounts, trial balance accounts
  • Assist with month end finance processes
  • Other finance duties as required
  • Understanding of GDPR

The skills and experience required:

Essential:

  • Accounts/book-keeping experience (min. 2 years)
  • Minimum GCSE level (or equivalent) in English & Maths
  • Competent Microsoft Office skills, proficient Excel user
  • Able to demonstrate concentration, accuracy, and attention to detail
  • Discreet, able to retain confidential information
  • Logical thinker, with excellent numerical skills
  • Highly organised, able to prioritise and work to a high output level
  • Positive, enthusiastic, self-motivated and can-do attitude
  • Able to use your initiative and problem-solving skill
  • Interested, adaptable and possess a willingness to learn with a strong work ethic
  • Good communicator and team player
  • Excellent verbal and written English

Desirable:

  • Accounting Certification
  • Sage Line 50 Accounts

The offer:

  • Competitive salary; pay is based on a skills matrix, as skills advance, linked to pay
  • 32 days annual leave inc. Bank & Public holidays
  • Company events
  • Pension scheme (after 3 months)
  • On-site parking

Schedule:

  • 39 hours per week (flexibility between 7-9am to 4-6pm)
  • Monday to Friday

If you are really interested in this position, you must send a covering letter explaining why you would like this opportunity and why you are the right person to be considered for this role.  Please ensure you have the essential skills/qualifications required before applying. Attach your letter with your CV and email [email protected], we look forward to hearing from you.

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