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Finance Assistant

Join a small but fun finance team. The team will give you all the support and training you need in this role, you will be well looked after.

Job Description:       Finance Assistant 

Reporting to:             Finance Manager/Finance Executive    

Team:                         Finance & Operations  

Salary:                        £21k plus benefits details on the D&AD careers page  

Hours:                        Full Time Maternity Cover for period of 9 month + Monday to Friday 9:30-17:30    

Job objective:          

To assist the finance function, primarily the accurate and timely collation and processing of the organisation’s core financial data and related financial administration. 

Job requirements 

  • Providing a sales ledger function, including raising sales invoices, maintenance of appropriate records and inputting of information to the finance system in respect of all invoices raised.
  • Supporting credit control function ensuring timely receipt of all outstanding income.
  • Administering company credit cards in line with the company finance policies. This entails distributing the monthly credit card statements to the credit card holders, checking all transactions with company finance policies, ensuring they are returned promptly, allocated correctly and are accompanied by the correct receipts.
  • To assist the finance department at critical times and to be the first point of contact for finance with regard to sales transactions.
  • Maintain departmental storage and retrieval systems. (filling, ad-hoc duties within the team, photocopying and general administration).
  • Assisting Finance manager in Monthly reporting
  • To provide any other assistance required at any of the organisation’s events.
  • To assist the HR Manager in day to day administrative tasks.             
Knowledge and Skills Requirements 
  • A focused approach to detail and accuracy
  • To be able to work in a busy open plan office environment, while coping with frequent interruptions, e.g. staff/customer enquiries
  • Excellent interpersonal skills working in a small team but in constant contact with the rest of the company
  • Good knowledge of bookkeeping and some exposure to accounting systems
  • Ability to work to deadlines and willingness to work additional time to ensure that deadlines are met
  • Ability to handle work pressure at busy times
  • Willingness to work at weekends or evenings at company events
  • Ability to deal with attendees at company events
  • IRIS Exchequer or similar accounting software
  • Apple Mac computers
  • Online banking and credit card systems
  • Salesforce CRM database software
  • Microsoft Word and Excel-intermediate level
  • An interest in the creative industries: The Advertising, Design, Media or Events Business

A knowledge or awareness of the following would be an advantage

  • IRIS Exchequer or similar accounting software
  • Apple Mac computers
  • Online banking and credit card systems
  • Salesforce CRM database software
  • Microsoft Word and Excel-intermediate level
  • An interest in the creative industries: The Advertising, Design, Media or Events Business

Due to the number of applications we receive, we regret that you will not be contacted unless you are shortlisted for an interview. If you have not heard from us within three weeks of the closing date of your application you should assume that you have not been successful on this occasion. 

In order to comply with the Prevention of Illegal Working, Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act, you will need to provide appropriate documentation that proves that you are eligible to work in the UK. 

D&AD is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity and Diversity. It is our commitment that no member of staff or job applicant will be treated less favourably on the grounds of their sex, marital or parental status, race, colour, nationality, religion, belief, disability, age, sexual orientation or gender reassignment.

Our privacy statement can be viewed on the D&AD careers page.

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