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Accounts Technician

Are you looking to join a dynamic finance department? Want to work for an organisation that helps people to elevate their health?

In this role you will aid in the reporting of accurate and timely financial information to Ascenti’s internal and external stakeholders. Ultimately helping to ensure the smooth running of our business and enabling Ascenti to deliver healthcare services that enable thousands of people to elevate their health and live active lives every month.

Day-to-day you will work towards preparation for month-end reporting, whilst managing the rent process and supporting the purchase ledger team. You will work to ensure that balance sheet reconciliations are completed accurately and in a timely manner.

Working within Finance and reporting to the Financial Controller, the primary responsibility of the Accounts Technician is to assist in month-end reporting and supporting the Purchase Ledger team.  

The role includes a combination of purchase ledger oversight and management plus assisting the wider finance function with month-end, cashflow and management accounts preparation.

Key responsibilities

  • Posting purchase invoices onto the finance and operating systems and generating BACS payments
  • Posting BACS payments to the finance system
  • Management and monitoring of the company email inbox
  • Liaising with Corporate Client Admin team to ensure completeness of supplier BACS payment runs
  • Answering queries from suppliers via email and telephone
  • Posting high volume of rent invoices and corresponding BACS payments onto the finance system
  • Support other members of the Purchase Ledger team in dealing with queries and day-to-day tasks
  • Reviewing BACS payment runs
  • Help to establish and implement new processes
  • Other ad hoc tasks

Essential experience and skills

  • Finance or purchase ledger background essential.
  • Working in a deadline-based role previously.
  • Ability to work from own initiative and work as part of a team.
  • Relevant degree or AAT finance qualification or equivalent.
  • Experience in Microsoft packages.
  • Good excel skills – V-Lookups, pivot tables, SUMIFs.
  • Excellent administration and organisation.
  • Attention to detail coupled with a drive to complete large task lists.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Salary & benefits  

  • 20 days annual leave (+ bank holidays)
  • Sick-pay up to an annual cap
  • Part-time working and split-role options available  
  • Support with training and development
  • Clear banding and progression pathway
  • Company events, competitions and initiatives  
  • Discounts and other perks
  • Charity time gifting
  • Extra cash rewards and incentives
  • Free physio and other wellbeing support

Learn more about the benefits of working at Ascenti here: https://www.ascenti.co.uk/careers/our-edge   
Our goal is for Ascenti to be a workplace that creates a sense of belonging for everyone. This means that we actively work to promote equal opportunities across all that we do, including when we recruit new talent.

 

Location:
Bristol
Role type:
Full time
Salary:
28,000 - 29,000
Requirements
  • Finance or purchase ledger background essential.
  • Working in a deadline-based role previously.
  • Ability to work from own initiative and work as part of a team.
  • Relevant degree or AAT finance qualification or equivalent.
  • Experience in Microsoft packages.
  • Good excel skills – V-Lookups, pivot tables, SUMIFs.
  • Excellent administration and organisation.
  • Attention to detail coupled with a drive to complete large task lists.
  • Excellent communication skills.
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