About Candidate

Education/Qualification

  • AAT Level 3– Ashton College
  • BTEC Business Finance – Oldham College
  • 9 GCSEs achieved – Counthill Secondary School

Systems used

  • Microsoft Word and Excel – Intermediate
  • Sage 50 / Sage 200
  • Medius for Invoice processing
  • SAP
  • In House Systems

Career Summary

Current Employer – Bar

Position – Finance Assistant (Maternity Cover)

Dates – September 2023 – Present

  • Reports to the Sales and Purchase Ledger Manager – works as part of a Team of 3 people

Purchase Ledger;

  • Processing Invoices – Code / Batch and Post
  • Invoices Queries – working Internally and Externally
  • Assists with preparation of Weekly Payment runs
  • Supplier Statement Reconciliations

Sales Ledger / Credit Control

  • Raising Sales Ledger Invoices
  • Posting Receipts / Reconciliation
  • Sending out Statements
  • Credit Control

Previous Employer – Manufacturer

Position – Finance (Temporary)

Dates – May 2023 – August 2023

Previous Employer – Manufacturer

Position – Finance / Accounts

Dates – June 2021 – May 2023

  • Reports to the Finance Manager – uses SAP / Word and Excel to export Data
  • Daily / Weekly / Monthly works across;        
  • 3-way process on Purchase Invoices also working across General Ledger Invoices
  • Clear GIR – Query Management and Resolution
  • Preparation of Purchase Ledger Payment run report
  • Preparation of Intrastat
  • Intercompany Balances and Reconciliation of Statements
  • Invoices in Sterling, Euros and USD
  • Works to Post Bank Payments and Direct Debits
  • Works across Month End closure

Previous Employer – Care Housing

Position – Finance and Accounts

Dates – April 2019 – May 2021

  • Reported to the Finance Controller – worked across a range of Financial and Management Accounting tasks including
  • Daily Bank Reconciliations
  • Credit Control
  • Raised and Posted Sales Ledger Invoices
  • Processed Suppler Payment runs Fortnightly
  • Processed Purchase Ledger Invoices
  • Petty Cash – processed and reconciled management of Credit Cards
  • Accruals and Repayments

Reason for Leaving; Care Home and COVID

Previous Employer – Vehicle Hire  

Position – Sales & Purchase Ledger Assistant 

Dates – October 2017 – March 2019

  • Reported to the Financial Controller / MD
  • Daily worked on Sage 50 and ‘Coach Manager’ systems used Excel for various Ledger duties
  • Worked with various Clients and Customers – including corporate clients such as Football Clubs, Retail businesses and Schools
  • Raised Sales Invoices daily, anything up to 400 Invoices per Month all in Sterling – sends out via post and email
  • Raised Invoices with varying values – anything between £150 – £30,000
  • Produced / download a report 3 times per week to show all outstanding Invoices across all Accounts
  • Processed Payments – Cash, Cheque, Credit and Debit Cards and Bank transfers – Allocated to the correct account
  • Daily download and reconciliation of Bank Statement to show all Payments received
  • Credit Control duties – chased and processed Payments – ensured as many Customers as possible pay within their agreed terms, usually 30 days
  • Dealt with and resolved Statement queries
  • Purchase Ledger – processed up to 400 Invoices per Month with values up to £10,000
  • Reconciled Monthly Credit Card expenses
  • Cover weekly Payroll duties in the absence of the Director for 50 staff

Previous Employer – Consultants

Position – Purchase Ledger / Credit Control

Dates – January 2017 – October 2017

Previous Employer – Manufacturer

Position – Accounts Assistant

Dates – March 2010 – December 2016

  • Worked within a team of 2 reporting to the Managing Director
  • Responsible for processing up to 200 Purchase Invoices per Month with values up to £100k
  • Completed Daily Bank Reconciliations including foreign accounts in EUR, USD, CAD
  • Raised Weekly credit control report and chase payments up to £20,000
  • Raised up to 100 Sales invoices Monthly
  • Post Sales receipts to the system Monthly
  • Completed Quarterly VAT return
  • Posted Credit Cards and Expenses
  • Completed Monthly payroll for up to 30 employees

Previous Employer – Supermarket

Position – Checkout Operator (Temp)

Dates – November 2009 – December 2009