Finance Administrator

My client, based in Sunderland, are looking for a Finance Assistant to join their Finance team and ensure timely and accurate information flow between their Head office, branch network, finance houses and warranty provider.


Key responsibilities will include:


  • Ensuring monthly and quarterly rent payments are forecasted and paid accurately

  • Assisting with company banking requirements on a daily basis and full weekly and monthly reconciliations of the branch banking. Providing a weekly report and liaison with stores to reconcile

  • Setting up electronic payments and coordinate checking and final authorisation ensuring adequate controls in place

  • Assistance with elements of the management accounts process

  • Post sales ledger and stock write offs once supplied by the Audit department

  • Completion of statutory returns (e.g Intrastat) within specified timeframe

  • Ensuring that all VAT invoices and customer VAT refunds are raised and issued in a timely manner

  • Raiseing payroll and miscellaneous cheque requisitions and related cheques ensuring all items are authorised in line with the company policy

  • Warranty invoice posting and query resolution, status report to be provided

  • Other duties include reconciling control accounts, chargeback reporting, branch requisitions, HoF finance remittances, petty cash, filing, post and miscellaneous invoice raising

  • Undertaking as required other duties in keeping with the general nature of the position (e.g. mini project work)


In order to be considered for this opportunity, it is essential that your CV displays the following:


  • Previous experience of working in a similar role

  • Experience of working to strict deadlines in a fast paced environment with a hands on approach

  • Proven organisational skills and attention to detail


You will be a self-starter with strong initiative, versatility, drive and a positive attitude to ensure satisfactory conclusion of tasks. In addition, you will have a methodical approach to problem solving and a willingness for continuous improvement.



If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience for this opportunity, send an up to date CV along with a supporting statement to to apply.


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