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Finance & Banking Assistant - Colchester, Essex, United Kingdom, CO1


An exciting position has become available within our Finance department for a Finance & Banking Assistant!

This is a full time role, 08.30 - 17.30 Monday - Friday.

This position will incorporate a range of tasks performed by the Finance Department and will primarily include Banking and Purchase Ledger.

Main banking Duties:

  • Reconcile receipts for postal bookings
  • Reconcile/process credit card receipts for web bookings
  • Reconcile receipts for charity donations
  • Prepare, complete and send out Charity Aid Foundation Cheques
  • Resolve all identified errors
  • Go to the bank to pay in monies when required

Main Purchase Ledger Duties:

  • Reconcile payment requests from Holiday Parks
  • Report all commission earnings
  • Managing the purchase ledger for Holiday Parks
  • Making sure that the filing is done in a timely manner and all paperwork is up to date
  • Assistance with the finance team as appropriate

Flexibility: to perform other duties, as and when required to ensure the smooth running of the organisation and to meet the needs of the business

Professional Skills & Abilities

  • Experience in a banking or finance environment;
  • Some knowledge of Double Entry Book Keeping;
  • High level of numeracy, with advanced Excel skills;
  • Experience of processing large volumes of payments;
  • Demonstrates the ability to achieve beyond what is expected;

Interpersonal Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent organisational and I.T skills, with attention to detail and accuracy;
  • Effectively prioritises tasks in order to meet deadlines;
  • Consistently positive attitude towards their job and their colleagues;
  • Excels at operating in a fast paced organisation;
  • Ability to work as part of a team;
  • Excellent communication at all levels;
  • Being professional and thorough;

If you feel you meet this criteria, apply today!