York, North Yorkshire
· Job type
Office and Secretarial
· External Reference
The purpose of this post is to assist the Director of Finance and the finance team with all aspects of the accounting and related record keeping. The post will initially include responsibility for the administration of the bank accounts and the purchase ledger, as well as providing assistance and cover for other areas of the finance department as necessary. The role is expected to change over time to meet the needs of the organisation.
To be successful in the role, you will be a highly organised individual with experience of working in a busy office. You will have strong IT skills and people skills, great attention to detail, and ability to work flexibly to turn your hand to what's needed. The post is based in our modern, open-plan office in York, although in present circumstances you will also need to be able to work from home. The office has free parking, and we offer a good salary, and good holiday and pension benefits. Some additional benefits include eye care vouchers, discounts with leisure and retail providers, and a Cycle to Work scheme.
To maintain the bank accounts, post entries and to bank cheques
Check all entries are valid and authorised
To carry out regular bank reconciliations
To process all payment requests accurately and within invoice due dates
To generate BACS payment runs
To resolve supplier queries
Check all entries are appropriately coded and authorised and changes to bank details confirmed
Ensuring that all payment requests and supporting documents are retained within the document management system
Other Finance Duties
Process one off payments
Process and enter journals onto the nominal ledger
Maintain various finance spreadsheets
Raise invoices for recovery of costs incurred when needed and related credit control
Assist with the VAT return
Assist with accounting for investments
Accurate and effective filing and archiving of all documentation relating to the above
Assist with any other tasks seen as necessary and appropriate, providing cover for others in the department when necessary
Work with the team on continuous improvement and automation of finance processes
Attend relevant meetings and have involvement in other projects, drawing on the skills and gifts of the post-holder.
Participate in an annual review and appropriate continuing professional development, including participation in professional networks.
Demonstrate a collaborative and professional approach to the role.
Encourage good relationships with immediate colleagues, other staff and external contacts.
Work in a confidential and sensitive manner at all times.
Undertake such other duties as reasonably requested.
Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
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Please apply with your CV to: Amanda Allcock