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Finance Administrator


Salary Competitive with Benefits

Job Location Northwich

Job Type Permanent

Posted 05 August 2022

We have an exciting opportunity to join our rapidly growing business as a Finance Administrator, based at our Head Office in Cheshire.

The successful candidate will receive a competitive salary (dependant on experience) along with contributory pension scheme. After completing their probationary period they will also be eligible for Life Assurance (4 x salary) and a generous Health Cash Plan.

Here at Seatriever, the home of illoom balloons, we design, manufacture and distribute unique innovative products throughout the world. Established in 2007, our award-winning, entrepreneurial business has offices in Cheshire and China. We work with all major retailers across the UK, USA, Europe and beyond including; Walmart, Target, Tesco and Sainsbury's.

If you are looking for a fast-paced dynamic environment, but with a relaxed, fun culture then this is the place for you. We have excellent on-site facilities including games room, fully stocked kitchen, pizza Fridays and regular social events. This is a great opportunity to play a key role as we continue to grow from strength to strength.

The ideal candidate will have proven experience of working within a similar finance based transactional / ledger role. They will be responsible for ensuring the accurate and timely processing of all sales ledger and purchase ledger transactions and the preparation and recording of banking transactions. They will also provide full administrative support to the finance team, ensuring all information is processed accurately and efficiently.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Processing purchase and sales invoices, including coding to departments and cost centres
  • Manage all aspects of accounts receivable, including upload of invoices to discounting facility, chasing debts and posting and allocation of receipts
  • Raising disputes with customers for unexpected deductions
  • Dealing with supplier invoice authorisations and queries and preparing supplier payment runs
  • Registration of all invoices received in a timely accurate manner
  • Liaison with suppliers and customers to investigate and resolve queries
  • Ensure payments and receipts are correctly allocated
  • Preparing intercompany invoices
  • Processing all banking transactions, reconciliations, and payments
  • Monthly reconciliation of invoice discounting facilities
  • Processing employee expenses and credit cards and ensuring correct VAT amounts are recorded
  • General finance / office administration tasks as required

Qualifications / Experience:

  • All round understanding of accounting procedures
  • Knowledge of computerised accounting packages
  • IT proficient with a good working knowledge of Excel
  • Accurate & timely data entry skills
  • Highly numerate with attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Adaptability to necessary change in a growing business
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Able to manage own time and prioritise workload
  • Strong reporting skills
  • Can build relationships at all levels
  • Detail orientated
  • As a team player, the ideal candidate will be able to work collaboratively and be flexible, with a willingness to assist with other tasks as required by the business

How to Apply

This is a fantastic opportunity to work in an innovative and entrepreneurial consumer goods company with a start-up culture. If you feel you may be suitable for this role please send through your CV along with details of your current salary / expectations and notice period.

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