Finance Assistant (AP)

Finance Assistant (AP) London, England

CMC Markets
Full Time London, England 25283 - 26400 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

CMC Markets is looking for a meticulous and experienced Finance Assistant to join the London Accounts Payable team on a 12-month FTC.
This role provides support to the Accounts Payable team, ensuring that creditors are paid, payments occur in a timely fashion and expenditure is accounted for correctly. You will also be providing support to the wider finance team with month-end financial accounting, daily treasury/client money calculations and other ad hoc projects.
  • The Finance Assistant will ensure Finance and Business end-users have access to correct and up-to-date cost information by timely and accurate posting of EMEA and Canada invoices to the appropriate cost centre, department and account codes.
  • Effective, timely and accurate payment of suppliers and staff expenditure claims using the on-line banking systems and monitoring the aged creditors list.
  • Facilitate efficient, effective and accurate execution of the monthly Accounts Payable processes by ensuring that all invoices received in the month are recorded and the correct procedures are followed to prepare for the ledgers to be closed at month-end.
  • Encourage the Business to raise purchase requisitions in a timely manner, correctly matching invoices to the purchase order system and ensuring invoices are paid in line with company policy.
  • Promote expenditure management and cost control throughout the Business by providing regular, timely and targeted reporting from the procurement system.
  • The Finance Assistant will maintain the accuracy of Group intercompany transactional records by posting the relevant recharge and overseas payments journals.
  • Ensure operating bank account balances recorded in the ledger accurately reflect the actual cash balances as per the banks, by performing reconciliations to identify, rectify and/or explain any differences.
  • Maintain strong and effective relationships with external suppliers by responding quickly and professionally to e-mail and telephone queries.
  • Manage internal relationships with CMC employees, while contributing to the maintenance of internal controls, by assisting with queries relating to the completion of expense claims and ensuring claims are in line with Group policy.
  • The Finance Assistant will support other areas of the Finance team & the wider business in their critical tasks by providing assistance when required, such as paying corporation tax.
  • Take responsibility for elements of monthly financial accounting, such as preparing and posting manual journals.
  • The Finance Assistant will have experience in the Accounts Payable Function
  • Quick learner, outgoing and independent
  • Basic to intermediate Excel knowledge
  • Ability to adapt to financial systems
  • Good oral and written communication
  • Knowledge, understanding or demonstrable interest in financial markets
  • Degree level education
  • Relevant professional qualification (such as AAT etc.)
  • Experience of Oracle
CMC Markets is powered by our people. We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, where our people feel confident to be themselves, feel valued and are able to do their best work. We don’t just value differences and unique perspectives, we seek them out and we invite them in, because we know it will lead to better outcomes for everyone.

Finance Assistant (AP)
CMC Markets
London, United Kingdom
Peter Cruddas
$100 to $500 million (USD)
501 to 1000 Employees
Company - Public
Investment & Asset Management
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