Finance Assistant

Civil & Structural
  • UK, West Midlands, Walsall
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • from £30,000 to £35,000 per year
We have a great opportunity for a Finance Assistant to work with one of the largest civil engineering and infrastructure specialists across the water, transport, built environment and energy sectors. Job Description: The Finance Assistant is responsible for collating data to produce monthly finance...
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 06.05.2024

Managing consultant

Nisa Hamid

Quote ref: 100735/27290

Quote ref: 100735/27290

Job description

We have a great opportunity for a Finance Assistant to work with one of the largest civil engineering and infrastructure specialists across the water, transport, built environment and energy sectors.  

 

Job Description:  

 

The Finance Assistant is responsible for collating data to produce monthly finance information, to prepare Management Accounts and complete reconciliations.  

Working with the Management Team to support the development and growth of each business unit. To support regional teams to ensure positive working relationships. The role will also provide support the Credit Control and Cost Clerk functions.  

 

Key Responsibilities:  

 

Finance  

• Prepare and post month end journals and approve intercompany transactions  

• Prepare management accounts ensuring all sales revenue and costs are correctly allocated using the appropriate methods and is presented in the correct format  

• Coordinate Bacs, cheque requests and post bank payments  

• Complete quarterly review of staff time allocation  

 

Commercial  

• Schedule commercial reviews with department managers to review monthly figures Discuss and resolve queries highlighted, unusual cost trends and 3 monthly forecast  

• Schedule monthly business reviews for each area of the business providing an agenda, documenting minutes and creating actions within planner  

 

Customer Support  

• Produce weekly charge reports to the regional business units. Follow up on all queries raised, and journal charges into the system on agreed dates  

• Assist the regions where required, helping to build a positive relationship  

 

System, Process & Quality  

• Support financial year end audit process and resolve audit queries efficiently  

• Coordinate research and development submission  

• Develop commercial process to create efficiencies and drive continuous improvement with the Management Team in analysis of monthly information  

• Provide support and cover for Credit Control and Cost Clerk functions to ensure tasks are completed within agreed deadlines

Requirements

• High level understanding of Microsoft Office, with the ability to produce and manipulate reports using formula and pivot tables  

• Strong verbal and written communication skills  

• Ability to produce accurate, relevant information in a timely manner  

• Adopt and improve current business working methods  

• Proactive in problem solving  

 

Desirable  

• ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified or QBE, with experience in a Finance Assistant role  

• Relevant experience in the construction industry  

• System knowledge of Redsky (Summit) preferable

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