Finance Assistant


Up to £21000 per annum


United Kingdom,--Manchester

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Job Title: Finance Assistant

Location: Manchester, M1

Salary: £21,000

Job Type: Permanent

A corporate services company based in Manchester are working with Agility to find their next Finance assistant. They are looking for someone who has some experience in accounts payable, cash & bank and debt collection for credit control, reporting into the Group Leader.

The duties of this role are:

  • To ensure invoices (100 -120 daily) are recorded promptly, accurately and on the correct purchase ledger account
  • To upload bank statements daily into Agresso, processing receipt and payment related transactions promptly and accurately onto the correct ledger account and allocating against the relevant invoices, where appropriate
  • To manage the receipt and banking of cash and cheques into the department and associated transactions
  • To process 'manual' and foreign payments via RBS Bankline and in Agresso
  • To manage the creation of and changes to supplier master data records daily
  • To collect debts within assigned credit terms and achievement of individual & department targets, while keeping of meticulous records and review dates
  • To record and manage customer queries and disputed invoices, liaising with internal customers to ensure invoices are paid within agreed payment terms
  • To identify and escalate any potential debt risk or problems/issues with service levels to both internal and external customers, directly to the team leader and/or other appropriate sources
  • To negotiate with customers for satisfactory outcome of the outstanding debt by means of a payment plan
  • To undertake a range of task requirements within the team (staff expenses, credit card and learner payments)

Person Specification:

  • A solid foundation of practical experience working within a financial environment, with in depth knowledge of accounts payable/receivable
  • Data Entry experience
  • Accuracy, knowledge of excel spreadsheets and Agresso (preferred)
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines, excellent customer service skills
  • Organised, flexible, strong personal communicator, good team player

In return you will receive:

  • Salary: £21,000
  • Training
  • Remote working
  • Flexible hours
  • Health care scheme

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