Job Description

Finance Assistant (Accounts Receivable and ERP exp)

A Finance Assistant with Accounts Receivable and ERP experience is required to work on a 7-month contract (with the possibility of extension) for our defence client based in Glascoed.

This is a seven-month contract with a leading UK defence company.

Overview of the Finance Assistant (ERP exp) role

As a process advisor you will report to the team Supervisor and are responsible for the delivery of service activities on behalf of our customers. Primary activities can include review, quality control and input of customer and vendor master data in to ERP systems, accurate and timely entry of cash receipts and debtor dispute management and hosting debtor meetings with senior stakeholders. You will be responsible for effective execution of the financial processes and ensuring these are accurately documented. This role has a direct impact on the wider AR team and the working capital management of our customers. BOS customers will interact with this role on a day to day basis so delivering a high quality service and ensuring customer satisfaction is of prime importance.

  • Cash allocation support for colleagues where required and ownership of accurate and timely clearance of unapplied cash.
  • Management of team shared mailboxes and relevant housekeeping to ensure all emails are responded to in a timely manner
  • Debtor chasing and arranging meetings to discuss debt escalations where necessary.
  • Debtor reporting including aging profiles, payment promises and dispute analysis.
  • Debtor review meeting organisation, preparation of key areas of discussion and escalation.
  • Working closely with internal colleagues to ensure data is shared and reflected in the credit management system in a timely manner. E.g. AP Rejection log reviews

Key skills required for the Finance Assistant (ERP exp)

  • Ideally have experience of ERP systems within a finance environment. Experience of SAP or Oracle would be highly advantageous.
  • Operate within clearly defined procedures and tasks with supervision.
  • Have good knowledge of Microsoft excel including how to complete basic formulas such as sums, ifs, vlookups etc.
  • Have the ability to present large data sets to others in a concise, easy to understand format.
  • Understand Output VAT and other Sales taxes and when these should/shouldn't be applied.
  • Understand sales trading, IFRS15, revenue recognition and how this impacts the sales ledger

If you are a Finance Assistant with Accounts Receivable and ERP experience looking for a new contract either apply online or if would like to find out about other opportunities please contact Mark Ellis on or phone 0161 694 9196.

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