Finance Assistant

  • Location:Banbury
  • Job Industry:Accountancy
  • Reference:NP888
  • Job Type:Temporary
  • Skills:Finance Assistant
  • Salary:Up to £11.5 per hour

  • Temporary
  • Banbury
  • Posted 5 days ago

Finance Assistant required for a fantastic company based in Banbury. The purpose of the role is to assist in meeting the client Service Level Agreement relating to P2P activities within the SSC. The role reports to the SCC Team Leader for Central Europe.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Execute SSC process standards for Purchase to Pay
  • Follow P2P authorisation procedures and progress workflow through to payment of invoices
  • Administration of rejections and queries
  • High volume invoice processing
  • Develop and maintain vendor & internal customer relationships
  • Monthly account reconciliations
  • Support the Team Leader and Business Process Owners in maintaining and developing the quality of services provided
  • Provide information and statistics from data in area of responsibility on a regular basis and as required
  • Contribute to process improvement activities
  • Work closely with EU Company Accountants to resolve queries
  • Liaise with non-financial managers across whole EU business
  • Other duties as required

Knowledge & Experience Required:

  • AAT part qualified or equivalent
  • Detail-minded accounting assistant
  • Understanding of basic bookkeeping
  • Knowledge of accounts payable principles
  • Knowledge of working with SAP or another ERP, Sharepoint, Document Management Systems
  • Proficient Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Office

The idea candidate will have:

  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate with internal and external contacts on all levels
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Flexible and pro-active approach required in an evolving environment
  • Ability to manage own time
  • Initiative
  • Organisation and quality orientation
  • Assertiveness
  • Communication skills
  • Team Skills
  • Ability to work in multicultural environment
  • Resistance to pressure due to peaks
  • An ability to remain calm and accurate while working under pressure to hit required deadlines.

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