Finance Assistant / Accounts Administrator / Graduates Considered

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P12148
  • Date Posted: 25 April 2024
  • Recruiter: Fentimans
  • Location: Hexham, Northumberland, North East England
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting, Graduate
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

 Finance Assistant / Accounts Administrator Jobs, Careers & Vacancies in Hexham, Northumberland, North East England Advertised by AWD online – Multi-Job Board Advertising and CV Sourcing Recruitment Services

Finance Assistant / Accounts Administrator who has excellent numeracy, communication, time-management skills and proficiency using Microsoft Office, especially MS Excel is required to join our busy Finance Team at Fentimans based in Hexham, Northumberland, North East England.

Graduates will be considered with or without financial/accounting work experience who wish to pursue a career in Finance

 

SALARY: Competitive + Benefits  

BENEFITS: Company Pension, Life Assurance, Perkbox (providing discounts to many high street retailers, restaurants and leisure activities), plus Free Parking Available on Site.

LOCATION: Hexham, Northumberland, North East England

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent

 

JOB OVERVIEW

Following an internal promotion, we have a fantastic new job opportunity for a Finance Assistant / Accounts Administrator who has excellent numeracy, communication, time-management skills and proficiency using Microsoft Office, especially MS Excel.

Working as the Finance Assistant / Accounts Administrator you will report to the Group Finance Manager and will be responsible for Billing and Customer Order Credit Management.

As the Finance Assistant / Accounts Administrator you will also assist with various Treasury and Accounts Payable duties and the processing of monthly business expenses.   In addition, you will work in partnership with other departments to support overall business goals and objectives such as business and process improvements.

As a successful candidate you will ideally need previous experience working within a Finance Team and have a good understanding or AP / Accounts Payable and AR / Accounts Receivable. You will also need a solid administrative background with a high attention to detail.

Post Graduate candidates with good life skills looking to transition into an office environment will also be considered for this role.

 

ABOUT US

Established since 1905, Fentimans have a rich history of botanically brewing premium quality drinks, with knowledge and expertise that has been passed on from generation to generation of the Fentimans family.

We are known for our Botanically Brewed and exquisitely crafted soft drinks and mixers but behind the scenes there’s a whole lot more to our Fearless World.

OUR HEAD OFFICE

Fearless House is not just an office in the conventional sense, the home of most of our people but also remains the place where our flavours are still created. The teams you’d probably expect in our business are based here: Customer Service, Finance, Marketing, People & Experience and Supply Chain, but you’ll find them rubbing shoulders with the Flavour Creators, Innovators and Developers who bring our famous flavour filled moments to life.

 

OUR VALUES

As a growing and ever developing business, continuous improvement and change is our norm. So, it’s important our values remain at our foundation, shaped by the people they matter to our team. From the decisions we make to the drinks we produce, our values determine our ideal approach.

  • Innovative – We are agile and embrace change
  • Belief – We dream big and are not scared to fail
  • Collaboration – We work together to achieve our goals
  • Quality – We strive to be the best at what we do
  • Integrity – We trust our people to do the right thing

 

DUTIES

Your duties as the Finance Assistant / Accounts Administrator include:

  • Billing: Fulfil and bill UK/Export orders. Chase for POD’s when needed for UK orders. Run the billing report and report to the team the billing position throughout the month. Keep track of any shortages and collaborate with the inventory team.  Run and balance the fulfil and bill report at the end of the month
  • Customer Order Credit Management: Collate and input data using NetSuite accounting software – perform checks and investigations to resolve queries.  Resolve discrepancies between sales orders and invoices and respond to customer enquiries.  Complete daily banking transactions and reconciliations. Credit control: monitor client accounts and expediate payments as necessary for both UK and Export customers. Processing sales promotion data.  Reconciling customer accounts.  Requesting customer credit/ debit notes.  Ensure Credit limits and Payment terms to customers are in line with company policy
  • Treasury: Daily download of bank receipts.  Prepare and issue the cash forecast email to the Finance Team daily.  Send out the bank balance twice a week to the Board and Finance.  Upload the invoice and credit note balances to the invoice financing facility’s once a week. Execute the monthly drawdown in the bank once a figure is provided
  • Accounts Payable: Accurate processing of three-way matching of supplier invoices. Solve queries on mismatched invoices and orders in conjunction with procurement and/or budget holders.  Reconcile supplier accounts and resolve any resulting queries & discrepancies which may arise with missing or unapproved invoices. Make sure that supplier accounts are paid in accordance with agreed terms.  Deal with e-mail queries from internal stakeholders and external suppliers
  • Expenses: Processing of monthly company credit card statements and personal expenses

 

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

  • Previous experience working within a finance / accounts team would be ideal
  • Post Graduate candidates with good life skills looking to transition into an office environment will be considered
  • Meticulous and accurate with impeccable attention to detail
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially MS Excel
  • Experience with using ERP systems
  • A confident communicator with a good telephone manner and able to build relationships with suppliers and stakeholders
  • Proven administrative skills
  • Excellent numeracy skills
  • Understanding AP / Accounts Payable and AR / Accounts Receivable processing

DESIRABLE

  • Experience using Oracle NetSuite
  • Previous experience in Purchase Ledger and Sales Ledger control

 

NO AGENCIES PLEASE

 

HOW TO APPLY

To be considered for this job vacancy, please submit your CV to our Recruitment Team who will review your details.

JOB REF: AWDO-P12148

This job is being advertised by AWD online on behalf of Fentimans

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