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Finance Assistant

Job description

Who we are:

HLK is an IP powerhouse comprising over 200 people in 7 locations, providing a full suite of IP services advising across the globe and in all technical and scientific disciplines. We secure intellectual property rights for our clients, who are at the forefront of technological development in the electronics, engineering, chemical, and biotechnology sectors.

Why work for HLK:

Our clients expect only the best from us and that is what we deliver. The work here is progressive and challenging yet rewarding. We’re aware that our people are at the heart of everything we do, it’s why we invest in each employee’s professional development, run a yearly wellbeing programme, and not only listen to feedback but act on it.

What will you be doing?

You will report to the Purchase Ledger Supervisor and be at the heart of a highly successful international legal practice. As a Finance Assistant, you will ideally be a proactive and enthusiastic individual. Working within a busy and supportive team the main duties of the Finance Assistant will include:

• Coding and processing purchase invoices across multiple currencies

• Reconciling supplier statements

• Identifying and coding fixed asset invoices

• Processing credit card and cash expenses, including production of reports

• New supplier set up

• Involvement with ad hoc projects

• Providing general support and assistance within the Finance team

• Proposing and processing supplier payment runs

• Multi-Currency Payment Runs

• Bank reconciliations

Candidates will possess the following skills and qualities:

• GCSE Grade C or above in Mathematics and English and Minimum of 2 A levels or above;

• Competent with using MS Office;

• Prior experience of working within a busy purchase ledger environment;

• Excellent attention to detail and accuracy;

• Ability to prioritise and work to deadlines;

• Good verbal and written communication skills;

• A can-do attitude and real flexibility to change and adapt to the day to day requirements of the office;

• Good organisational skills;

• Proactive and enthusiastic;

HLK offers a great work/life balance, a friendly and supportive working environment with the opportunity of hybrid working.

To apply, please click on the ‘Apply for this job’ button and follow the instructions. If you would like to discuss this role further, please contact Rashel Kurkina (HR Administrator) on 0117 910 3200 or you can email us at careers@hlk-ip.com. Please note we do not accept applications from job boards, please apply directly on our website to be considered.

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