Finance Assistant - healthcare marketing agency, London

Job Overview

London, England
Job Type
Full Time
£24,000 - £28,000 Per Year
Date Posted
14 days ago

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Job Description

Finance Assistant

Salary £24k-28k d.o.e.

The Company & Opportunity

This is a great opportunity for a finance assistant wanting to make the next step in their career. Our client is a successful and award-winning London based, independent healthcare marketing agency, and is looking for a Finance Assistant to support the Finance Manager and FD. The core focus of the role will be on Purchase Ledger/Expenses, Accounts Receiveable and Cash/Bank but the role has excellent scope to grow as the business grows.

As well as the core salary there is a very good benefits package and scope for flexible working (home v office). The rolle is proposed as a full tike role but, for the right person with more experience, a 4 day week (or equivalent working hours) may be considered

The business uses Paprika accounting software. Prior experience of this system is deemed preferable but not essential


  • Reporting directly to the Finance Manager (FM) and reporting indirectly to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
  • Management of purchase ledger, to include processing supplier invoices, coding to correct account, managing payments, reconciling supplier account
  • Management of sales ledger, to include finalising sales invoices on Paprika, recording cash received, preparing month end aged debtor report, reconciliation
  • Management of bank accounts ensuring transactions are processed accurately, accounts reconciled
  • Management of the credit control process
  • Support cash flow management, to include maximising credit control with suppliers and clients
  • Closely monitoring expenditure on company credit cards
  • Proactively ensuring all client related supplier invoices have been passed to finance for processing
  • Preparation of prepayments and fixed assets journals ensuring these are completed in line with month end timetable
  • Setting up new job codes on Paprika
  • Providing ad hoc support to the FM
  • Assisting with general finance process queries from the account teams
  • Working with other members of the support team (HR Business Partner, Office Manager and Business Exec) to ensure ongoing smooth running of the company,


  • Self motivated, well organised and able to work independently but also able to take direction from other members of the finance team
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Proactive
  • A team player
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, developing strong working relationships within both the client facing and support teams
  • A good level of patience and calm under pressure
  • Confidence to challenge team members when they do not follow the correct finance process
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent IT skills, including Microsoft Office


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