Finance Assistant Payables

Finance Assistant Payables
Employer: The British Museum
Salary: £21,831
Location: London

The British Museum is seeking a Finance Assistant to work as part of the payables function of the Finance Department in a world renowned setting and the most popular tourist attraction in the UK. You will ensure that financial data is accurate, that all invoices are recorded in a timely manner and that the service provided to departments is of a high standard.

Key areas of responsibility:

Maintain the purchase ledger, ensuring ageing is current and that payments are correctly allocated
Liaise with all departments to ensure prompt authorisation of invoices for processing and resolving supplier disputes
Prepare high quality payment runs efficiently and to timetable, including resolving queries, presentation to bank signatories and ensure remittance
Check expense claims for compliance with Museum group policy
Process staff credit card returns, including checks for accuracy and adherence to Museum group policy
Identify errors and inconsistencies in GL data and prepare correcting journals
Have regard for and comply with PCI regulations
Reconcile supplier statements and resolving discrepancies
Assist with enquiries to the department and provide information to management as requested.
Suggest ways to improve processes to line manager and other team members


Person Specification:

To undertake this role you will be able to work swiftly and accurately with figures, maintaining consistency and accuracy in processing a high volume of transactions. You will be IT literate with strong inputting and spreadsheet skills, and excellent attention to detail.

We are seeking an enthusiastic individual who is able to work well with others and take on other work in the department during times of heavy workload or staff absence. With excellent verbal and written communication skills, you will be able to build strong working relationships within the Museum and with suppliers.

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