Financial Assistant

Job Title: Financial Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
REF: 124017
Contact Name: Gavin Kennedy
Contact Email:
Job Published: 12 months ago

Job Description

Financial Assistant

An excellent opportunity to join an early-stage, high-potential med-tech company with an exciting product portfolio.

Reporting directly to the COO, his Financial Assistant position is responsible for various accounting functions such as month-end close assistance, accounts payable, credit card management and account reconciliations as well as for the sales ledger function ensuring that the sales invoicing function is accurate and timely.

Essential Functions Include:
  • Responsible for processing of purchase invoices in timely manner (check, entry, receive approval, documentation)
  • Responsible for reconciling bank accounts
  • Responsible for processing of bank account journal entries (entry, receive approval, documentation)
  • Responsible for processing of credit card journal entries (entry, receive approval, documentation)
  • Responsible for processing travel costs and travel cost entries (travel cost reimbursement, entry, receive approval, documentation)
  • Responsible for creation and maintenance of fixed assets and depreciation in accounting system
  • Responsible for month-end journal entries (enter and release accruals)
  • Responsible for entering payroll journal entries
  • Responsible for calculating and entering unbilled revenue
  • Responsible for preparing the monthly turnover tax advance return
  • Responsible for timely bank payments including receipt of approval
  • Responsible for resolving vendor inquiries
  • Assist in the resolution of accounting discrepancies
  • Assist with audits as assigned
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Responsible for project administration (check contractual basis, project creation, project budgeting, project changes and extensions, project closure)
  • Responsible for monthly checking and updating of project rates, terms and budgets
  • Assist in ensuring that hour entries are made and approved in time
  • Responsible for timely entering of pass through costs
  • Responsible for invoice proposal creation, receipt of approval
  • Responsible for invoice creation and sending of invoices
  • Responsible for resolving accounts receivables inquiries
  • Responsible for cash collection/ dunning process
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualified candidates must have:
  • Bachelor in Business Economics / Accountancy or similar training;
  • Additional professional training (Post-Bachelor): Financial Controller, Accountant or comparable training
  • Experience in accounting with multiple task responsibilities
  • Excellent accounting and math skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong organization and prioritization skills; able to multitask and meet deadlines
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Flexibility to adapt and meet fluctuating business requirements
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word)
  • Able to work as a team member and build strong working relationships
  • High level of flexibility and dependability