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Finance Assistant

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Midsummer

Sep 22

💼 Graduate Job

Glasgow +1

🤑 £24K - £26.5K

AI generated summary

  • The ideal candidate for the Finance Assistant position at Midsummer must have experience in finance, including a preferable accounting qualification, intermediate spreadsheet skills, and a passion for sustainability and renewable energy. They should also possess strong organizational skills, a friendly manner, and the ability to work well in a team while also being self-led during busy times.
  • The Finance Assistant at Midsummer will be responsible for maintaining the sales ledger processes, including bank reconciliations, issuing invoices and credit notes, investigating debit notes, updating customer account information, credit control, and communicating between the sales team and accounts receivable. They will also review the ledger for discrepancies, support the Assistant Finance Manager with financial processes, and assist with VAT returns, accounts preparation, and annual audits.

Graduate Job

Banking & FinanceGlasgow, Cambridge

Description

  • A full-time role reporting to the Assistant Finance Manager, you will be responsible for maintaining the day-to-day processes for accounts receivable, assisting with the preparation of financial reports, and ensuring the smooth operation of the sales ledger alongside your colleagues in the team..

Requirements

  • Skills/Qualifications required for the role:
  • Experience within a finance role desirable
  • Accounting qualification desirable, eg Accounting degree, AAT L3 and beyond
  • Intermediate knowledge of spreadsheets desirable
  • Who we’re looking for:
  • We'll be looking for candidates with a head for numbers who have a keen interest in sustainability and renewable energy.
  • Demonstrable skills with spreadsheets along with experience of dealing with financial data and transactions and working with databases will be preferable.
  • Organisational skills and a friendly manner with customers and the rest of the team are equally important.
  • You are looking for a career that will make a difference, and you have a knack for keeping on top of things. You'd like to put your energy and passion to good use, helping to grow a company that's making a difference.
  • The ideal candidate will thrive in a team, but have a problem-solving and self-led approach during busy periods.

Area of Responsibilities

Banking & Finance

Responsibilities

  • Daily maintenance of the sales ledger processes, including:
  • Bank uploads and reconciliations
  • Issuing sales invoices, credit notes
  • Investigating debit notes
  • Updating customer account information on the accounting system
  • Customer statement reconciliation
  • Credit control, chasing overdue payments and aged debtor reporting
  • Communication between the sales team and accounts receivable to ensure the sales team are kept up to date with relevant information on customer queries, credit limit applications etc
  • Weekly review of the ledger to identify discrepancies
  • Supporting the Assistant Finance Manager with the development and maintenance of financial processes
  • Assisting with preparation of the quarterly VAT return, monthly and yearly accounts, and annual audit queries as required

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Location

Glasgow, Cambridge

Salary

24000 - 26500 GBP

Benefits

  • Cycle to work scheme and EV salary sacrifice scheme
  • On-site parking
  • Profit sharing
  • Free veg box each every week
  • Early finish on a Friday