Finance Administrator

  • Location

    Leek, Staffordshire

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  • Salary:

    Up to £10.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Vicky Turner

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

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Finance Administrator; Leek, Stoke; £10/hr PAYE; Contract (with a view to permanent)

Our client is looking for a Finance Administrator to support the Financial Controller in managing the accounts receivables, including postings, resolution of queries and credit chasing. The role also encompasses other areas of finance support within a small team, such as expense control and ledger postings.

Your key responsibilities will be to;

Take full responsibility for the accounts payable ledger including invoice postings, liaison with Internal Departments for approval reducing supplier queries.

Have full responsibility for the accounts receivables ledger including receipts postings, overdue invoice resolution resolving customer queries, management of customers on stop.

Liaise with customers and internal departments for approval to resolve queries on a timely basis.

Manage credit card receipts to ensure data protection is not compromised.
Reconcile bank statements against cash postings on a daily basis.
Open new accounts for suppliers and vendors on SAP, and confirming our Terms & Conditions in writing with the customer.
Responsible for making changes to customers in accounts to GDL approval limits.
Control of the petty cash & foreign currency, including monthly reconciliation.
Posting online expense claims for individuals without computer access.
Posting of general ledger journals.
Send out statements each month and invoices each day.
Control of the franking machine process, franking all letters with the correct postage and ensuring the balance is kept topped up.
Responsible for discussing postal issues with the franking machine owner and Royal Mail.
Opening of the mail received each day and issuing to individual departments.
Responsible for controlling and improving the administration of the Finance archive.
Maintenance of T&A system data.
Liaison between site and payroll department for time sheets.
Champion and adhere to Health and Safety requirements
Key member of the Finance and IT EI team, committed to improving the departmental ways of working.

Formal Qualifications

- Educated to A level or equivalent.
- An accounting qualification is desirable but not essential.


- Experience of working in a credit control environment is preferable
- Working in an administration environment
- Proven communication skills - written and verbal
- Working with internal and external customers
- Proven record of involvement in Continuous Improvement activities
- Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel
- SAP experience is preferable although not essential

Reports to
- Finance Controller

Other Key Internal Relationships

- Sales
- Purchasing
- IT
- Finance
- HR

Key External Relationships

- All customers
- Expenses reporting
- Payroll and finance support

Morson is acting as a recruitment business in relation to this vacancy