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Date Added: Fri 24/02/2023

Finance Administrator

Whyteleafe, CR3, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £24000 - £27000/annum

We are currently recruiting for one of our clients, a successful and highly accredited Service and Installation business, based in Whyteleafe, who are looking for a Finance Administrator to join their team of 4. You will be working in a fast-paced environment, where your priorities will be ever changing - often having to work under pressure, identifying and understanding customer specific processes.

This is an exciting time to join this rapidly growing business and will be a demanding role where a high rate of work, quality and accuracy will be expected, but in return you will be part of a friendly team with the chance to develop, learn and grow within the business.

Salary: £24,000 to £27,000

Benefits: onsite parking,pension, cycle to work scheme, a technology scheme, 28 days holiday + 8 bank holidays (annual leave entitlement also increases with length of service too), as well as a childcare voucher scheme.

Hours of Work: Full Time 37.5 Hours a Week Monday to Friday.

Purpose of Role:

The purpose of this role is to deliver accurate and timely billing to their customers, to lead on the debt collection and process and report company costs and expenses for the Business. To answer customer queries and produce regular informative reports for the company.

Duties & Responsibilities

* Prepare customer invoices and statements within agreed SLAs in a timely manner and assist month end closing.

* Ability to stand in for the Finance/Accounts Manager as appropriate.

* Responsible for day‐ to‐day management of customer portfolio including monthly application for approval.

* Check and process purchase invoices and/credit notes.

* First point of contact for customers and suppliers for both internal and external queries.

* Timely collection of payments and posting onto Finance System.

* Generate weekly aging reports and contact customers who have defaulted to secure payment.

* Drive down debt by maintaining regular contact with customers, generating reminder letters, statements and proactively calling to follow up on outstanding balances.

* Posting and paying all intercompany payments.

* Action queried debt. Investigate and resolve within agreed SLA's.

* Establish and maintain a good working relationship with Service and Project Teams so as to facilitate the speedy resolution of account/billing discrepancies.

* Process refunds and write offs as agreed by Accounts Manager.

* Put accounts on stop or issue stop payments as and when required following discussions with Accounts Managers for invoices for customers and suppliers.

* Help manage the company car fleet and hire cars by tracking fuel cards, fines, congestion charges and tolls and setting up parking for new employees.

* Understand various aspects of bank reconciliations.

* Deliver agreed reports to specific deadlines.

* Obtain credit information on customers.

* Ad hoc queries.

Essential Skills Required

- Competent in the use of company ERP.

- Customer focused.

- Confident with good written and spoken skills.

- Strong IT skills including MS Word, Excel and Outlook.

- Organisation skills.

- Previous Finance experience.

Desired Experience

- Previous billing experience.

- Previous accounts payable experience.

Personal Attributes

* You will always be expected to fully support the company's vision and values.

* Attention to detail with a 'right first time' approach.

* Problem solving approach.

* Positive helpful attitude.

* Organisational skills.

* Approachable.

For your information

*Interested? Please send your CV in as a Word format only

**Please only apply if you are already eligible to work in the UK (indefinitely & without sponsorship)

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