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Finance Assistant

Job Description

Venture Recruitment Partners are working with a well-established, very reputable global consulting business in Central London and hybrid working is available. Our client operates in 45 countries and is looking  to recruit a Finance Assistant on a permanent basis.  Your focus will be accounts payable and accounts receivable.   You will be part of an established and friendly team.  This role will allow for growth and is a great base for career development with a fantastic and well known business.  

The Finance Assistant will report to the Finance Manager. Responsibilities will be monitored and managed through the company performance management review cycle and there will be regular monitoring of performance against KPIs throughout the year.

The ideal candidate will posses the following:

  • Extremely well organised with excellent attention to detail.
  • Interpersonal skills: highly personable with the ability to communicate effectively, relate to others with confidence and empathy, build trusts and respond quickly to requests and feedback.
  • Strong team player: always willing to share information and knowledge, help and support and celebrate the success of team members.
  • Principles and values; committed to upholding ethics, applying discretion and demonstrating integrity and accountability
  • Flexibility and motivation to work hard and maintain quality delivery: highly flexible approach and ‘can do’ attitude is essential

The Role

Your role will require you to provide support to both the consulting team and the finance team.
Support to Consulting Team:

  • Support the operational delivery of consulting projects by assisting with Salesforce administration and invoicing
  • Guide other parts of the business on correct Salesforce use and data capture
  • Other relevant tasks as directed by various senior management 

Support to Finance Team:

  • Ensure all purchase invoices are captured within Salesforce and allocated to correct project
  • Ensure timely payments are made to all suppliers
  • Help ensure all rebillable expenses are captured in invoicing
  • Look after credit card reconciliations and purchase ledger reconciliations
  • Reconcile operational petty cash on monthly basis and ensure all costs are captured
  • Ensure all sales invoices are raised and issued to clients on timely basis
  • Help manage the accurate production of revenue reports
  • Assist with production of month end management accounts and annual audits
  • Other relevant tasks as directed by the Finance Manager and wider Finance Team

Skills, knowledge and Experience
This is an excellent opportunity to join an organisation that is always evolving and continues to grow.   The business is described as a fun and friendly place to work.  No two days are the same and therefore a proactive individual who is flexible and used to a changing environment would do well in this role.

It would be useful if you have the below:

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills: ability to communicate financial information to non-finance colleagues
  • 1+ years of experience in transactional finance
  • Knowledge of a CRM tool (ideally SalesForce).
  • Competent skills with office-based software; MSOffice, especially excel.
  • Willingness to develop finance/accounting skills

Salary & Benefits:

  • £38k
  • Generous holiday package
  • Plus lots more benefits

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