FINANCE ASSISTANT: (SAP, EXCEL)

  • Location

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £9 - £10 per hour

  • Contact:

    Christopher Hague

  • Contact email:

    christopher.hague@experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH95606_1546621091

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    2 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-02-03

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Client:

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FINANCE ASSISTANT: (SAP, EXCEL)

FINANCE ASSISTANT: (SAP, EXCEL)

The work location is in MANCHESTER and is a 2 months contract.

Pay rate is between £9 - 10 per hour.

The role is working for a well established, multi-national retailer and specialises in clothing, home and luxury product.

Job Role

  • Working within the Sales to cash team, responsible for preparing weekly and monthly reconciliations and dealing with queries both internal and external. Ability to work to tight deadlines and manage stakeholder is critical to this roles.
  • The individual will have an exposure to a large ERP system (Ideally SAP) and be able to interpret and present financial information. The individual will take ownership for driving performance and standards, working to a defined SLA and KPI targets. The successful applicant will be able to hit the ground running and have the ability to actively drive through efficiency and stakeholder value within a robust and controlled environment.

Key Accountabilities

  • To analyse and interpret key financial information and accounting statements
  • To ensure the delivery of timely and accurate financial information, taking action to resolve queries by dealing with appropriate stakeholders
  • To develop a thorough understanding of the current processes and procedures within the team and ensure the relevant Management information is available for the key stakeholders
  • To understand the analysis of internally generated Management Information to ensure the accuracy of reporting and implement adequate controls & checks to highlight any issues.
  • To ensure business policies and procedures are maintained
  • To meet and exceed KPI's in area responsible
  • To provide business knowledge to support projects and change control within other areas of SAP
  • To support to the area supervisor
  • To play an integral role in reviewing and updating existing processes with a view to improve them
  • To problem solve and manage customer queries in an efficient and customer focused manner
  • To have knowledge of, and act upon risk management processes and have project management experience/skills
  • To utilise financial and accounting understanding to propose and implement process and performance improvements

Technical Knowledge

  • Finance background (studying towards AAT or equivalent qualification) essential.
  • Understanding of fundamental accounting principles (double entry) is essential
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel

Systems Skills

  • Understanding of SLA's and KPI frameworks
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel

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