Finance Co-ordinator

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    Grangemouth, Falkirk

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    Cheryl Leonard

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Finance Coordinator required for an immediate start on a contract for a leading Company in Grangemouth. The Finance Coordinator will perform financial operations, verify that data is correct and sent out in a timely manner to 3rd parties to ensure that costs are allocated in the correct month.

Principal Accountability
Raise Annual Purchase orders for business to allow segregated payment to vendors.
Ensure that correct profit centres are selected when creating Purchase orders to ensure that product costs are segregated and reported in the correct manner.
Manipulation of Payload data in preparation for further data analysis.
Provide support to members of the supply chain team during projects supplying necessary information.
Engage with the Procurement team to maintain or add new routes, freight rates and carrier details in SAP.
Co-ordinate and prepare weekly and monthly self-bills for vendors.
Verify and process costs and business additional charges while performing validation against known parameters to ensure consistency.
Investigate and resolve invoice discrepancies whilst liaising with Accounts Payable.
Process Customer returns to ensure correct costs.
Validate monthly costs and perform Service Entry activities by month end to ensure accurate monthly costings and to enable prompt payment to suppliers.
Preparation of month end accruals for expected costs not received prior to month end closure.
Analyse costs submitted by third parties and where necessary challenge these costs to ensure correct billing.
Liaise with members of the Procurement team while preparing the annual budget, providing information and ensuring purchase order values are in line with business agreed spend.
Ensure transactions are recorded accurately, in a timely manner and in accordance with normal accounting processes.
Liaise with Accounts Payable and Finance team to ensure that costs are paid in a timely manner. Ensure that costs are recorded in the correct month of spend.

Special Features
Liaise effectively with personnel within the Logistics Department and Finance Accounts Payable Team.
Due to the nature of the role there is a requirement to work month-end closures.

Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills
HNC in a related discipline.
Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
A working knowledge of the SAP ERP system would be advantageous.
Experience of Accountancy practices would be advantageous.
Excellent attention to detail.
Excellent behavioural and relationship skills.
The person will need to be a confident communicator and must be able to interact across all levels both internally and externally.
Able to express financial and SAP issues to personnel who are otherwise unfamiliar with these issues.
Detailed approach to problem solving and data entry.
Take responsibility for own performance.
Ability to work productively when under pressure and under tight time restraints, meet deadlines and multi-task