Building Control

Financial Administrator

Canterbury

The Role

To ensure that support is provided within the Finance Team in an efficient and professional manner. The job holder is required to carry out all tasks within their level of skill and ability.

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Responsibilities

  • Prepare sales invoices and credit notes
  • Manage and maintain credit control procedures
  • Debt chasing – contact clients to send reminders/chase overdue payments ensuring a professional manner is obtained
  • Reconcile company debit/credit card payments
  • Manage petty cash transactions
  • Carry out bank reconciliations
  • Data entry on accounting software (SAGE)
  • Process staff expenses claims
  • Prepare financial reports for Finance meetings and Board meetings
  • Assisting Finance Team with month end reporting
  • Making supplier payments
  • Produce excel data presentations, charts and graphs
  • Archive project data
  • Set up PCC Projects
  • Basic office administration to assist with all ad-hoc administration tasks as required
  • Handle calls/client queries

 

What you can bring to the role

  • Qualifications

    Essential:

    Educated to GCSE level (or equivalent)

    Desirable:

    Microsoft Excel

     

  • Experience

    Essential:

    Previous experience working in a busy environment

    Desirable:

    Previous experience working in finance

    Dealing with enquiries from the public and staff at all levels

  • Skills

    Essential:

    Excellent communication skills

    Good IT skills

    Ability to work to tight timescales and demonstrate attention to detail

    Dealing with customers sensitively and keeping information confidential

    Desirable:

    Microsoft Excel

    Sage accounting software

  • Personal characteristics

    Essential:

    Shows initiative

    Organised

    Diplomatic and polite

    Forms good relationships with colleagues and can contribute effectively to a team

    Able to respond positively under pressure

    Flexible in approach to work and willing to go the extra mile

    Prompt, efficient and courteous

    Desirable:

    Aspire to develop skills

  • Note

    This does not constitute a job specification and accordingly does not purport to represent an exhaustive list of all duties. It is intended to indicate the main areas of activity and the job holder may also be required to carry out similar tasks as directed by their manager/director.

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