Finance Assistant - FMCG

Job Title: Finance Assistant - FMCG
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Reference: BBBH87216
Contact Name: Stephanie Leetch
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 24, 2021 13:17

Job Description

Handle are working with a rapidly growing FMCG company, to find a Finance Assistant to join them on a temporary to permanent basis. The role, based in East London's Walthamstow, demands a conscientious, independent candidate that is confident in process implementation and improvement. Ensuring accuracy of financial data, preparation of month end accounts and overseeing the smooth running of all day-to-day finance operations in central to this role.

The Duties

  • Sales input, reconciliation and review for both wholesale and direct channels
  • Month end accruals and prepayments
  • Monthly balance sheet reconciliations preparation and analysis on cost
  • Posting expenses and credit cards
  • Processing and reconciling AP invoices and preparing payment runs
  • Processing and reconciling Sales invoices
  • Assisting with weekly cash flow forecasting, ensuring debtors and creditors are up to date and providing clear payment schedule
  • Providing insight and ideas around process improvement and implementation

The Candidate

  • Solid understanding of AP, AR and month end close and impact on the smooth running of a business
  • Demonstrable experience of working in a high growth business with a clear understanding of what makes a successful finance function
  • Proven ability to think on their feet and thrives in a dynamic, evolving environment who is eager to meet challenges head on
  • Knowledge of Xero is desired
  • Previous FMCG experience is desired
  • Immediately available to start this position on a temporary to permanent basis

Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.