Finance Assistant

Job Title:

Finance Assistant

Reporting to:

Finance & Commercial Director (F&C Director)



Job Purpose

To work with the Finance & Commercial Director & Senior Finance Executive, assisting in the management of the day to day book keeping and accounting activities of the finance department and to be part of a Finance team responsible for maintaining an efficient and accurate accounting function.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
  • To maintain the operation of the Sales Ledger which includes;
  • Receiving processing Sales invoices (c20-30 max per month). Assisting with the annual membership fees billing.
  • Posting customer receipts & ensuring Ledgers are up to date and accurate.
  • Maintaining robust Credit Control of nominated customer accounts to ensure speedy collection
  • To assist in maintaining the processes of the Purchase Ledger function which include;
  • Receiving and processing incoming invoices & purchase orders, and other requests for payment; obtain authorisation and ensure correct nominal codes are applied
  • Assisting in the Preparation of payment lists; paying all suppliers in accordance with agreed terms and conditions with remittance advices.
  • Managing company credit cards – sending statements to card holders and ensuring all credit card expenses are received, authorised and processed.
  • Checking and agreeing supplier statements with evidence
  • Liaising with suppliers & resolving queries

  • To monitor the Association’s bank accounts which entails;
  • Posting direct payments and receipts to the Sales and Purchase Ledgers
  • Analysing credit card receipts and prepare journals for posting

  • Assisting the Senior Finance Executive with the month end close to agreed deadlines.
  • Liaising with Auditors at year end, helping to resolve queries on Sales, Purchase ledgers and Bank accounts
  • Any other ad hoc responsibility that is appropriate to the role and which may come up due to business requirements.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • Knowledge and experience
  • Experience of using recognised accounting software, ideally Sage Line 50, proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel and Word in particular)
  • Minimum of 12 months practical accounts experience

  • Skills
  • Ability to work under pressure whilst maintaining quality standards.
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to manage priorities
  • Personal attributes
  • Good attention to detail
  • Results oriented, strives for excellence.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a range of individuals at all levels within an organisation.
  • Self-motivated with personal drive and a positive attitude.
  • Collaborative and builds good working relationships

Top floor, 3 Dorset Rise, with a degree of hybrid working

Hours of Work:

35 Hours Per Week



Date Prepared:September 2023

Please note, all applicants must be able to demonstrate their legal right to work in the UK, as we do not hold a sponsorship license.

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Please note that this job description does not form part of your employment contract. AMBA & BGA can modify your job duties or amend this job description at any time.

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