Finance Assistant

  • Location
    Slough, Berkshire
  • Salary
    £ 23000 - £ 25000 / Year
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Finance Assistant
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Banking and Financial Services
  • External Reference
    JN-082021-198420





  • Responsible for creating and amending master data for customers and vendors in different ERPs for all group regions ensuring required documentation is kept to meet audit requirements.


� Raise ad-hoc invoices and credit notes.


� Send statements and invoices to customers.



  • Business Partnering with the Global Finance team and other departments, acting as an enabler to get things done.

  • Chasing outstanding debts from customers, in line with agreed payment terms.

  • Investigate and resolve customer queries.

  • Take credit card payments from customers.

  • Contact vendors to request statements and check them against our records. Be proactive and resolve any account discrepancies when required.

  • Assist the finance teams with internal and external audit requirements.

  • Carry out credit and sanctions searches on customers and suppliers.

  • Reconcile credit card expense submissions against receipts.

  • Post bank payments and receipts to different ERPs.

  • Deputising for and supporting the other team members as required.

  • Data input on different spreadsheets and databases, as well as other ad hoc tasks as required by the business.



Key attributes:



� Highly organised with a "can do approach" and the ability to prioritise and multi-task due to high volumes of work and tight deadlines.


� A confident communicator able to build relationships with customers and suppliers, delivering a high level of customer service.


� Ability and desire to work independently and take initiative, driving process improvements and delivering innovative and practical solutions to meet the needs of a growing business.


� Good IT, data and ERP skills.


� Accounting knowledge or previous experience in a finance role will be an advantage, but not essential.


� Attention to detail and willingness to learn are key to this role.


� Dutch speaking will be an advantage, but not essential.




Our Values:


We are PASSIONATE about supporting our customers


We offer evidence based advice with HONESTY and INTEGRITY


We INNOVATE to deliver better solutions


We work as a team but we take OWNERSHIP and individual RESPONSIBILITY


We are committed to QUALITY and welcome feed-back to learn and improve


We CARE because what we do benefits the Society and the Environment









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