Finance Assistant

Posted 04 January 2023
Salary £28000 - £30000 per annum
LocationLondon
Job type Permanent
DisciplineAccounting & Finance
ReferenceSRFA_1672848234
Contact NameSherine Rose

Job description

KennedyPearce are hiring a Finance Assistant reporting to the Finance Manager. Working in a small team, the Finance Assistant will be responsible for invoicing both fees and expenses, accounts payable and maintaining the SAP Finance system. They will also assist with the control and maintenance of Work in Progress (WIP) account.

The Finance Assistant will have had previous experience of supporting a Finance team, with particular experience in billings/invoicing and will have used a finance system (ideally SAP). They will have good IT and numeracy skills as well as being proactive, a confident communicator and able to work well as part of the team to take full ownership of responsibilities.

Hybrid working: 3 days in the office

Key Responsibilities

Including but not limited to:

  • Set-up of new clients in SAP
  • Set-up jobs in SAP and review jobs on regular basis
  • Draft invoices and gain authorisation from Client Service Team
  • Create invoices and send out to Client on a timely basis
  • Maintain records and back-up for expense billing.
  • Maintain all documentation for revenue
  • Ensure no WIP items are outstanding over a period of 60 days
  • Assist in the production of weekly aged WIP reports
  • SAP user maintenance
  • Review freelancer timesheets and update accordingly
  • Accounts payable - raise POs as required; review PO reports on a regular basis; support AP queries from the business
  • Support finance team on tasks and ad hoc analysis as required

Skills, Qualification and Experience

  • Good GCSEs/A-levels
  • Looking to study for an accountancy qualification (AAT/CIMA/ACCA)
  • Communication skills (written and oral)
  • Strong organisation and time management skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Proactive and self-motivated
  • Team player, willing to support other team members as necessary