Financial Assistant

£30,000 | Birmingham | Permanent


Posted 3 days ago


InterQuest are supporting a leading challenger bank dedicated to providing exceptional service to our clients and fostering a dynamic and inclusive work environment. They are seeking a motivated and detail-oriented Financial Assistant to join our Finance team. This role offers an excellent opportunity to grow within a supportive and professional banking environment.

Job Description:
As a Financial Assistant, you will play a crucial role in supporting the Finance department by managing invoice processing and performing general bookkeeping tasks. Your primary responsibilities will include:

- Invoice Processing:
o Reviewing and verifying invoices for accuracy.
o Ensuring timely and accurate entry of invoices into the accounting system.
o Reconciling vendor statements and resolving discrepancies.
o Coordinating with vendors and internal departments to resolve billing issues.

- General Bookkeeping:
o Maintaining accurate financial records and ledgers.
o Assisting with month-end and year-end closing processes.
o Preparing and posting journal entries.
o Conducting account reconciliations.
o Assisting with budget preparation and financial reporting.

- Additional Responsibilities:
o Supporting the Finance team with ad-hoc tasks and projects as needed.
o Ensuring compliance with company policies and regulatory requirements.
o Contributing to the continuous improvement of financial processes and systems.

- A degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field (Preferred)
- Finance experience from a similar position
- Proficiency in accounting software and Microsoft Office Suite (especially Excel).
- Strong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
- Effective communication and interpersonal skills.

InterQuest Group is acting as an employment agency for this vacancy. InterQuest Group is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, religion/belief, race, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, sex or sexual orientation. Please make us aware if you require any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process.