Job Title
Finance Administrator (CS005897)
£20,000 - £25,000 (D.O.E.) per annum
Thame, Oxfordshire.
Start Date
  • Pension
  • 23 Days holiday + 8 days Bank Holiday
  • Group Income Protection
  • Life Assurance
  • Paid Voluntary Day
  • Access to EAP (free telephone counselling)
  • Bike to Work Scheme
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Our client, established for over 15 years and who provides a number of online services for consumers and intermediaries, is seeking a Finance Administrator to join their very friendly team of 4.  This would ideally suit someone relatively junior or someone more experienced wanting to take a step back.  You will be reporting to the Management Accountant and will need to have had previous exposure to some finance software, i.e. Sage.

You must have the right personality fit, be hard working, friendly and confident.  Opportunities to progress within the company over time, and a heavy focus on developing staff from within, is encouraged.

Duties of the role will include:

  • Managing the day to day financial administration activities to support the needs of the business
  • Monthly manual invoicing for various contracts and ad-hoc sales made
  • Processing direct debits plus dealing with all failed direct debits
  • Responsibility for Sage 200 SL allocations (manual and system)
  • Taking ownership of the credit control function and liaising with various teams in the business
  • Posting PL overhead invoices monthly
  • Processing all PL overhead invoices for payment
  • Processing and paying staff expenses as well as processing staff credit cards
  • Assisting with the annual financial audit
  • Supporting continuous improvements to the accounting/reporting processes, working closely with the IT Department
Special Requirements: 
  • Knowledge of Sage 200, 50
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office plus the ability to use a bespoke system
  • AAT Qualified or part qualified (desirable but not essential)
  • Having a continued improvement philosophy
  • A self-starter, happy to self-manage
  • Good communication skills with the ability to build relationships across departments at all levels
  • Having the desire to take ownership, i.e. if there is a better way to do it, then do it
  • Having an understanding of other departments and how they work
  • A team player who looks to develop others as well as themselves
  • Organised, accurate and with the ability to prioritise and problem solve
  • Reliable and approachable
  • Ability to keep to deadlines whilst staying calm under pressure