Finance Administrator

Job location
Birmingham

Job Description:  Finance Administrator

This is a fantastic opportunity to gain working experience within a well-established business with a global presence operating from Birmingham.

The successful person will have a solid base of skills in an account’s environment, with a positive and enthusiastic personality, and a willingness to offer help and support to a busy team of people. This role will suit someone with a diligent and organised method of working, highly-reliable and with good attention to detail. Strong knowledge of Sage 50 & Excel would be highly advantageous. This is an ideal opportunity for someone looking to achieve long-term stability with a business that retains its staff through good training, mentoring and a friendly environment.

Salary range: £18,000 - £21,000 per annum

Location: Birmingham - Smethwick

Reporting to: Finance Manager        

Hours of work: 37.5 hours per week – Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.30pm

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:

Finance Responsibilities: 

  • Manage all incoming and outgoing financial documents including invoices, cheques and purchase orders.
  • Import and record transactions on Sage with necessary adjustments.
  • Liaise with the housing department to produce monthly reports.
  • Allocating direct debit payments to corresponding invoices.
  • Update Omni Ledger with Income data and produce monthly income for month end reporting.
  • Request for supplier invoices and make sure Sage is updated on a weekly basis ahead of month End process and carry out all reconciliation required.
  • Reconcile any discrepancies or errors identified by conversing with employees and/or clients.
  • Supplier & bank reconciliation.
  • Assist with the monthly management reporting, end of year accounts, management of all financial files and administration of the office petty cash.
  • Support the efforts to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of all financial operations.

Skills and Qualification:

  • An Accountancy/Finance or Business degree or a related field or an AAT qualification at level 4.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience working in a similar role.
  • Strong IT skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office especially Excel.
  • Strong working knowledge and experience of Sage 50 Accounts Plus.
  • Excellent planning and organisation skills
  • Excellent Mathematical skills with good attention to detail in resolving reconciling items.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-starter with a strong ability to execute on assigned tasks
  • Commitment to professional representation of the business, equality and diversity 

Important: To be considered for this role please include your CV and a covering letter giving details of how you meet the role criteria.

Application Procedure:

Please email your CV and covering letter to:
finance@ashleyhousing.com