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Finance Operations Assistant

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dedicated and detail-oriented Accounts Payable Assistant to join a dynamic finance operations team.

This role offers the chance to work within a vibrant and inclusive environment, where every day brings new challenges and opportunities. The successful candidate will be responsible for processing invoices and credit notes for several companies within the group, maintaining the purchase ledger with precision, and supporting the wider Finance Operations team when required. This is an ideal role for someone who thrives in a fast-paced setting, has previous accounts payable experience, and is committed to continually improving processes.

* Opportunity to work within a dynamic finance operations team

* Role focuses on Accounts Payable with scope for wider finance support

* Ideal for candidates with previous accounts payable experience and a commitment to process improvement

What you'll do:

As an Accounts Payable Assistant, you will play a crucial role in supporting the smooth running of our client's finance operations. Your primary focus will be on Accounts Payable; however, your responsibilities will extend to other areas of finance when required. You will be entrusted with processing invoices and credit notes for various companies within the group, ensuring accuracy at all times. In addition to these responsibilities, you will also have the opportunity to contribute to wider finance operations tasks such as Accounts Receivable, Banking, and Treasury.

* Process invoices and credit notes across multiple companies within the group

* Maintain the accuracy of the purchase ledger

* Prepare and process supplier payments, ensuring all payments are signed off by a senior Finance Manager

* Liaise with suppliers and internal staff to resolve queries and problems

* Ensure all accounts payable activities comply with relevant financial policies and procedures

* Investigate and resolve outstanding creditor items

* Support the wider finance operations team as required, including Accounts Receivable, Banking, and Treasury

* Produce and maintain process notes and procedures

* Work closely with each department of the sports divisions as a key point of contact

* Assist in meeting business goals by maximising personal skills, knowledge, and experience

What you bring:

The ideal Accounts Payable Assistant will bring a wealth of experience in the field, demonstrating a consistent approach to their role. You will thrive under pressure, consistently meeting tight deadlines without compromising on the quality of your work. Your ability to work collaboratively within a team environment will contribute to achieving team and department objectives. Your logical thinking and basic analysis skills will enable you to carry out tasks efficiently.

* Previous experience working within Accounts Payable is essential

* Excellent attention to detail and workload management skills are required

* Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines

* Ability to work collaboratively within a team environment to achieve objectives

* Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel

* Proactive and able to work independently

What sets this company apart:

Our client is renowned for its inclusive and vibrant working environment where every individual's contribution is valued. They are committed to providing opportunities for personal growth and career progression. Their focus on continuous improvement means that they are always looking for ways to do things better - an ethos that extends across all areas of their business. This commitment to excellence makes them an employer of choice within their industry.

What's next:

If you're ready to take the next step in your finance career with a company that values your skills and contributions, don't hesitate!

Apply today by clicking on the link!

Robert Walters Operations Limited is an employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Accountancy & Finance

Focus: Graduate Accountant

Industry: Travel and Tourism

Salary: £25,000 - £27,000 per annum + annual bonus + benefits

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Location: Manchester

Job Reference: T36A29-CE97C70A

Date posted: 20 May 2024

Consultant: Kris Shackley

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