Finance Assistant

The Role:

We are working exclusively with a luxury design brand in London who are seeking a Finance Assistant to join their team.

You will support the Finance Controller with day-to-day finance tasks which include, sales and purchase ledger invoice postings, customer account reconciliation, posting and allocating receipts and expense processing.

The role would suit a finance ‘all-rounder’ with previous experience in a similar role, who possesses good double-entry knowledge.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing customer deposits, pro-forma invoices & credit notes
  • Maintain records of pro-forma deposit payments made by the company against future deliveries and ensure that VAT invoices are received from suppliers when deliveries are made
  • Ensure that payments to suppliers take into account previous deposit payments
  • Processing expenses for the studio and employees, including credit card purchases
  • Maintain a watchful eye on all expenditure and ensure all expense reports meet the requirements set out in the company’s policies
  • Posting supplier invoices ensuring they are correctly priced, ordered and authorised and invoices match PO’s
  • Review purchase ledger balances and deal with any supplier queries
  • Prepare weekly and ad-hoc payment runs in different currencies for FC approval
  • Monthly bank reconciliation
  • Ensure correct posting of sales invoices
  • Ensure VAT is correctly accounting for; both purchase & sales invoices
  • Support FC with monthly prepayments, accruals, fixed assets, payroll processing & posting.
  • Liaising with outsourced payroll providers
  • Credit control – weekly review of outstanding credit debtors with FC, following up with clients, escalating internally when necessary
  • Accounting for intercompany transactions & quarterly cross-recharge
  • Receive copies of purchase orders and maintain records to match future deliveries, ensuring all POs
  • Royalty management – review of quarterly statements for collaboration projects, updating royalty tracker, ensuring the correct rate is applied & sales invoice issued to the client
  • Ad-hoc finance and administration tasks

Key Skills:

  • Previous experience in a similar role with AAT or similar level
  • Solid knowledge of debit and credits
  • Knowledge of Netsuite & Xero an advantage
  • MS Office proficiency including Word and Excel
  • Meticulous, and organised in your approach

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Creative Support
Ref: 00617
£28-35k pa

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