Senior Finance Assistant

Job Reference: 887029


£22,000 - £24,000 pa

Hybrid Working

MacKenzie King are recruiting a Senior Finance Assistant for a large organisation, based north of Witham. As a Senior Accounts Assistant you will be responsible for processing and ensuring prompt payment of purchase invoices in accordance with procedures. You will form good relationships with department heads to maintain a good relationship and prompt authorisation of invoices.

Key tasks and responsibilities

  • To ensure that all invoices are registered and paid to the books in a timely manner
  • To ensure that invoices are matched to orders (where appropriate) and invoice variances of more than 10% of the order have additional approval
  • To follow-up queries and check supplier statements
  • To ensure that all invoices are scanned on the system
  • To act as a point of contact for invoice queries from Department Heads, staff and suppliers and chase authorisers for approval of invoices
  • To be responsible and prepare the BACS payment runs for one of the companies, and in the Supervisors absence, the other companies as required. Payments to an individual supplier regularly range from £100K to £500K and the overall BACS run may be up to £1m
  • To be responsible and prepare the cheque run as required for one of the companies and ensure that all entries are processed in a timely manner
  • To be responsible and ensure the validity of all payments to be made to the supplier, i.e. that the amendments have been made correctly and that the amount to be paid is correct
  • Prepare the BACS file for transmission to the Bank
  • Send out remittances

Qualifications and experience

  • Broad general transaction process experience in a finance department
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong IT skills
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If you would like to talk to a consultant about this role, contact:

Stephanie Capstick

A fantastic opportunity to join and support a large organisation providing a vital service to the community. 

Stephanie Capstick

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