Finance Assistant

Full Time
Finance Assistant

Scope and Purpose

The Finance Assistant contributes to developing Symbiosis’ mutually beneficial relationships by:
• Contributing to the financial security of the company, inputting and processing accurate financial data which also meet client order service requirements.
• Being responsible for the accurate and timely input and reporting of Purchase, Sales and Nominal Ledgers

Key Accountabilities

• Input accurate and timely financial information for Purchase, Sales and Nominal Ledgers in accordance with Symbiosis monthly timetable
• Assist with the completion of monthly reporting for Purchase, Sales and Nominal Ledgers accurately and on time
• Support the Office Manager and the Director of Administration and Human Resources with external auditors and ensure all documentation is readily available
• Ensure adherence to the financial processes and policies of Symbiosis
• Support the Office Manager and the Director of Administration and Human Resources with any other financial related tasks as required

Managing Organisational Relationships
• Attend and participate in regular staff meetings, as necessary
• Participate in regular 1-2-1s with Office Manager, ensuring any necessary paperwork is completed accurately and on time
• Ensure completion of performance management documentation, accurately and on time
• Take control of own personal development and participate in any training identified either by the Director of Administration and Human Resources, Office Manager or self
• Regularly review and update all procedure notes to ensure they are fit for purpose
• Create procedure notes for any processes not currently documented, ensuring they are fit for purpose
• Participate in cross training with other team members to ensure all necessary tasks can be covered during annual leave and any other absences

Person Specification

• Minimum 5 National 5’s including Maths and English and 2 Highers including English or equivalent

• IT skills – Microsoft packages
• Previous experience of SAGE accounting packages
• Customer service-oriented experience
• Previous experience in this type of role

• Effective communication skills
• Flexible and adaptive team player
• Ability to perform multiple tasks effectively in a busy environment
• Effective planning and organisational skills

If you would like to apply for this role, please send you CV and cover letter, detailing your salary requirements.
37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm

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