Finance Administrator

Purfleet

Job Details

Location

Head office - Finance

Contract Type

Permanent

Working Pattern

Full Time

Salary

£21,000

Closing Date

30/11/2019 23:00

Job Purpose

The job holder must be a dependable individual who is well organised and able to work under pressure; detail orientated, has strong communication skills, and is able to work as a team player. The duties are varied and tasks may be assigned dependent on the work load and could differ on a day to day basis.

Key Elements

  • Daily reconciliation of cash to sales

Key Tasks

  • Daily reconciliation of cash amounts banked by stores; investigation and resolution of any discrepancies
  • Notify all appropriate staff members of cash amounts not banked, and take appropriate action following results of investigations
  • Investigation and resolution of differences on store posted statements
  • Raise queries with NatWest where required
  • Investigation and resolution of any banking/posted statement queries
  • Investigate GDNP balances escalated by stores, liaising with both stores and Retail Operations to ensure all information is correct prior to passing to Solicitors
  • Preparation of period end journals/reporting as required
  • Liaise with internal & external auditors with regards to Store Finance queries
  • Preparation of payments for customer refunds escalated to SSO
  • Deal with telephone queries
  • Ensure all documents are filed and archived correctly
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3. Reporting and Responsibilities

 

  • This role reports to the AR/AP Supervisors

 

 

 

Role of Department

The Store Finance department plays a pivotal role in cash management & reconciliation in the business. The department works closely with stores to provide an effective customer focused and responsive service.

 

Systems

Microsoft AX/Dynamics 365 experience highly desirable

SAP (or similar accounting package)

MS Office

Navision

Excel – minimum knowledge must include lookups, Sumif and similar formulae, pivot tables

Core Skills

Ability to work on own initiative

Excellent organisational skills

Excellent communication skills – both verbal and written

Ability to manage multiple and varied tasks with enthusiasm and prioritise workload with attention to detail

Confidence to liaise with colleagues at all levels

Ability to work accurately and efficiently when under pressure

Open and involved to process change and implementation