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Houghton le Spring, ENG, GB, DH4 5SA

Finance Assistant

We are looking for a Finance Assistant to join us in our busy facility in Houghton-Le-Spring

Accounts Payable


  • To review ACP invoice queries and resolve, liaising with both suppliers and Lear shared service centre in Brno.
  • To assist in the reconciliation of ACP ledger accounts to vendors’ statements within the time scales laid down by the company.
  • To assist with vendor queries and liaising with internal departments where necessary to clear outstanding issues before the next month end.
  • Review Coupa receipted report and ensure other departments are maintaining the system timely.
  • To maintain the purchase order book on a daily basis and produce.
  • Issuing monthly supplier debit notes for Returns and Quality issues.


Month End Preparation


  • To assist in the preparation of Intercompany account reconciliation in a timely manner to meet month end reporting deadlines.
  • Maintain Month End journal register and journal processing.
  • Produce PO Accrual and prepare journal.
  • Responsible for preparation of prepayments, accruals and ad hoc journals ready for review.
  • To complete Balance Sheet reconciliations in accordance with SOX requirements.
  • Review aged ACP, ACR, Debit notes, GRNI and Purchase orders and clear where possible.
  • Ad hoc analysis as requested by Management Accountant and Financial Controller.


Other Duties


  • To process ACR invoices in a timely manner and reconcile entries to the general ledger.
  • To maintain manual PO trackers and raise ACR Invoices for trial/ one off deliveries each week.
  • Ensure Delivery Summaries’ are kept up to date.
  • Maintain and reconcile ESS accruals system.
  • To report production scrap on a weekly basis.
  • Maintain trackers e.g. Utilities, freight, waste etc…
  • Assist with SOX testing.
  • Maintain selling price list and update with any changes.
  • To review, improve and document processes within the area of responsibility.