Job Details


Finance Assistant

Ref: HM/Fin/Asst Salary: £Attractive Contract Type: PermanentLocation: Folkestone

Skill Set

Finance, Accounts Payable, Reconciliation, SAP,

A new instruction for a permanent Finance Assistant with a key employer in the area.


Sal & Bens Package:

An attractive salary is available depending on experience

9% matched pension contribution

4% company performance related annual bonus

Monday to Friday with an early finish on Fridays!

Life Assurance cover at 4 x base salary

Health Cash Plan with Healthshield


The Position:

  • Working in a busy team of 15, the role of Finance Assistant is responsible for processing suppliers invoices, matching inventory invoices with GR/IR Accruals and ensuring that any non – 3 – way match items are authorised according to authorisation levels, also ensure that supplier payment terms are authorised accordingly and payments are duly authorised, as per SOX control procedures.
  • Interestingly, with this role, the Finance Assistant will also assist with a number of IT and continuous improvement projects.


We are seeking:

  • Must have some previous experience in a similar accounts payable role
  • Knowledge of bookkeeping, handling bank reconciliations
  • Any previous experience of using SAP helpful
  • Strong organisation and communication skills


Additional responsibilities will include:

  • Input all bank transactions in SAP from daily bank statements for all current accounts
  • Provide various analysis as and when required
  • Receive and log all supplier invoices  into SAP system
  • Process all invoices under 3 way match system and investigate any discrepancies whre appropriate
  • Log and park all non-stock invoices
  • Distribute all invoices that have not 3 way  matches to the relevant departmental manager for authorisation
  • Liaise with suppliers, internal and banking contacts
  • Daily usage of financial processes, enhancing and updating where needed
  • Maintaining accounts, verifying and posting transactions
  • Prepare payment runs when required for approval and upload onto banking platform
  • Reconcile all supplier statements and investigate supplier queries
  • Issue to business SoX compliance tick sheet to evidence company’s adherence
  • Check expense claims in accordance with company travel policy
  • Check and post all  credit card expenditure
  • Ensure all invoices are received and processed in a timely manner in order to achieve monthly reporting deadlines
  • Strive to achieve A/P working capital targets
  • Develop good relationships with colleagues and suppliers to achieve the smooth running of the department


If you have the desired experience we are seeking and would like to join a busy, professional team then please apply with an up to date CV as soon as possible.




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Consultant Details

For further information on this opportunity please contact:

Heather Morgan

Tel: 01303 220844


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