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Finance Assistant

  • Job reference: 935673
  • Location: Highlands
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Sector: Accounts Assistant, Finance
  • Date posted: 26/05/2021

Opportinuty for Finance Assistant

Key Accountabilities

  • Open & distribute daily post for the Finance Department
  • Preparation and submission of monthly VAT return for UK (x2) and German Legal Entities
  • Preparation and submission of monthly VAT Intrastat returns for UK and Germal Legal Entities
  • Preparation and submission of monthly EC Sales Lists for UK and German Legal Entities
  • Processing of deferment duty and Import VAT on imported goods
  • Complete monthly reconciliation of Import VAT and deferred duty account with HMRC
  • Processing payroll arrestments, Union dues, etc
  • Collate, sort and scan incoming vendor invoices to EIM on a daily basis
  • Review and posting to SAP of employee expense and mileage claims (for 2 UK Legal Entities)
  • Respond to telephone/email queries (eg.from employees relating to expenses or payroll)
  • Preparation and entry of manual recharge sales invoices to other company plants or for ad-hoc items
  • Ensure compliance with local and EU VAT regulations
  • Preparation and submission of National Statistics returns
  • Preparation and posting of journals for payroll and other recurring items as required (for 2 UK Entities)
  • Prepare monthly accruals summary of "running" items to facilitate a timely and accurate close
  • Ensure filing and archiving are undertaken on accurate & timely basis to meet UK record keeping legislation
  • Ensure full compliance with company authorisation matrix and all financial controls
  • Participate in annual review and update of ICS processes as relevant to Finance area
  • Provide cover for short term absences of Management Accountant
  • Process any cheques received from customers
  • Reconcile petty cash and raise cheques for replenishing cash as necessary
  • Provide general admin support for the Finance team and the site as required, eg Reception phone loop

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.