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Finance Assistant Purchase Ledger

Finance Assistant Purchase Ledger
Salary: Between £27,000 and £29,000 full-time equivalent, a year depending on skills and experience
Working hours: 37.50 hours a week, Monday to Friday between 9 am and 5:30 pm, (flexible according to business needs) with an hour for lunch.

Location: Ethical Property Head Office, Cowley Road, Oxford.
Start date: Monday 4 December 2023

Role Summary

Ethical Property provide flexible workspace to a range of impact organisations, such as charities, non-profits and social enterprises.

We have 17 centres across the UK and more than 250 tenants.

Reporting to the Head of Finance, the Finance Assistant role plays an important part in ensuring financial information for the organization is accurate, timely and robust.

The Post

The main duties will include, but not limited to:
Maintenance and management of the ledgers on the accounting system:
Purchase ledger
, Process all purchase invoices for EPC within the existing procedures, including coding, posting to the accounting system, obtaining authorization, preparing invoices for payment, creating BACS files, sending out remittances.
, Management of the ledger, including allocation of payments, supplier statement reconciliations, supplier queries.
, Processing credit card statements, reconciling receipts, checking adhesion to travel and expense policy.
, Processing employee expenses, reconciling receipts, checking adhesion to travel and expense policy.
, Dealing with internal queries from colleagues on invoices and payments
, Filing all purchase ledger paperwork, physically and electronically.

Bank and Cash

, Posting bank payments and bank receipts on the account software.
, Processing petty cash receipts and payments for Head Office and other locations.
, Preparation of purchase ledger BACS payments for approval.
, Filing bank statements and other paperwork.
, Reconciling all bank accounts and petty cash accounts

Other Responsibilities

, Ad hoc tasks as required by the Finance Director or Head of Finance.
, Continuous review and improvement of internal processes in consultation with colleagues, to improve the services we provide to tenants.
, Attending company-wide events such as the annual Staff Conference, Christmas party, training and any other commitments.

Person Specification

This is a busy, demanding and responsible role that requires an individual with both customer service and practical skills and a positive attitude.

The person we are looking for will need:

, AAT qualified/part qualified or qualified by experience.

Study package available for the successful candidate.
, Significant experience in running purchase ledgers and bank reconciliations.
, Ability to act quickly and effectively using their own initiative.
, Meticulous attention to detail.
, Good organisational skills and the ability to prioritise work, multi-task and remain flexible.
, Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
, Excellent communication skills at all levels.
, To be a team player, but able to work alone when required.
, To be trustworthy, personable and reliable.
, A commitment to provide a good service to our tenants, suppliers and colleagues.
, Excellent IT skills, including computerised accounts packages and Microsoft Office and at least to intermediate level in Excel.
, A commitment to social and environmental issues.

Contractual Details

This is a permanent contract role with a three-month probationary period.

The role benefits include 25 days holiday entitlement pro-rata as well as statutory bank holidays.

We offer a company contribution up to 7% to a pension dependent on scheme as well as other benefits.

Please note, you must be eligible to work in the UK in order to apply for this role.

No agencies.

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  • Start: ASAP
  • Rate: £27000.00 - £29000.00 per annum + DOE and Skills
  • Location: Oxford, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Accountancy
  • Recruiter: 2MES
  • Contact: 2M Employment Solutions
  • Tel: 02392 387722
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  • Posted: 2023-10-17 13:42:57 -

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