Commercial Finance Assistant, London

Position Overview and Responsibilities

Great opportunity for someone looking to start their career in commercial finance! A study package is included so if you're interested in training for professional qualifications within a global company, read on.

The Role

Our finance team is a friendly bunch and looking for an Assistant to help provide accurate data from across all areas of the business to aid in commercial decision making. Initially, the role has three key areas requiring support.

Commercial Business Partner Support:

  • Prepare actual time vs budget reports for both internal reporting to project managers and external reporting for clients
  • Produce weekly WIP (work in progress) reports for all practices
  • Assist with setting up new project codes and closing codes that are no longer required
  • Produce missing time and missing worksheet reports
  • Assist with client third party and out of pocket cost reconciliations
  • Assist with allocating cash receipts for posting

Accounts Payable Support:

  • Develop an excellent understanding of the Purchase Order and Expenses system so that you can assist with queries and training when required
  • Collaboratively work with the outsourced Accounts Payable team to ensure timely processing of vendor invoices and employee expenses
  • Review the Accounts Payable ledger on a weekly basis and provide a commentary for aged items
  • Review outstanding Purchase Orders on a weekly basis and check that they are coded correctly and are moving through the approval system in a timely manner
  • Work collaboratively with the Commercial Business Partners to ensure that they are aware of significant Purchase Orders that are outstanding

Month End:

  • Assist with intercompany billing
  • Provide account and project coding to accounts payable team
  • Assist with the bank reconciliation and intercompany reconciliations
  • Maintain the intercompany schedule and follow up with intercompany offices to confirm payment dates for outstanding invoices

If you have experience in the above, we would love to hear from you!

About FleishmanHillard Fishburn

FleishmanHillard Fishburn is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age. As an agency, we celebrate individuals’ strengths and ambitions - both professionally and personally - encouraging you to be yourself and bring your personal passions to work.

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