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Funding Accounts Assistant - 6 Month Contract (20861)
N/A Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire 66 Days Ago
Posted: 23-01-2020
21,000 - 23,000 - 21,000 - 23,000 pro rata
Monday to Friday 9.00am – 5.30pm
Accounts & Finance
Salary: £21,000 - £23,000 per annum pro rata

Candidate Requirements:

  • Previous experience in an accounts / finance function with responsibility for banks and ledgers processing.
  • Exceptional telephone and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Wide ranging experience operating and using various accounting packages and systems.
  • Commercial awareness and understanding of how finance impacts other business stakeholders.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • A multi-tasker with good time management skills.
  • Outstanding attention to detail.
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office, specifically Excel.
  • Methodical and accurate approach with numbers.

Job Description:

Our client is a UK leader within the automotive sector who are seeking a Funding Accounts Assistant to join their finance team. The company has recently moved to fantastic new offices in Stoke on Trent. They offer 25 days holiday, 5% employer pension contribution, gym subsidy, health care cover, life cover and an annual bonus.

The purpose of the role will be to provide support to the Funding & Credit Manager / Financial Controller in order to maintain and manage the Company funding sales and purchase ledgers, encompassing payments and receipts for UK entities. You will ensure funding ledgers are always reconciled, maintained and free from error and take action where issues are identified.



Duties will include:


  • Posting and reconciliation of funder documentation to ensure accuracy of ledgers.
  • Take ownership for the funder payments and receipts ensuring all paperwork, invoices and remittances are received and specific funder accounts on both the purchase and sales ledgers are reconciled on a daily basis.
  • Post bank transactions to both sales, purchase and general ledger.
  • Where corrections are required, work with the IT and the funders to ensure they are processed in system and ensure amendments are reflected in the following month’s financials.
  • Respond to internal and external queries.
  • To assist with funder audits.
  • Championing of funding and credit processes across all entities and ensure their continuity.
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