Finance Representative – Graduate

Type: Graduate
Region: North West


Company: Voltech

Location: Blackburn (in office 5 days)

Start date: ASAP

Salary: £28k-£32k depending on experience

Application deadline: 30th January 2024

Who is Voltech?

Since 1987, Voltech has been providing innovative test equipment for the Power Electronics Industry. In 2013 Voltech transferred its Power Analyzer I.P. to Tektronix and made the decision to concentrate its considerable expertise on its Wound Component Tester business. To provide close support to their established global customer base, they have facilities in both Blackburn UK and Fort Myers, FL, USA. For the first time, in a single product, their transformer testers make 100% testing of these essential components not only possible but also cost effective. 

Voltech’s range of transformer testers sets a standard on its own for reliability and cutting-edge technology. They are proud to serve the industry leaders and continuously gathers trust of new customers worldwide. In Voltech’s products, their patented technology allows both manufacturers and users of wound components and magnetics to ensure performance and quality before they are built into their end products.?

You will be joining an exciting and fast-growing test equipment manufacturer who are a leading specialist in their market. The Blackburn office is their primary site where you will be working within the beating heart of the company, along with many new members who have recently embarked on their exciting career within the industry. The team are looking for a passionate and driven candidate to lead and bring changes and improvements to their Finance department and report back into senior management.

What is the Finance Role?

As the lead Finance representative at Voltech, you will be responsible for:

  • Standard bookkeeping and purchase order processing. 
  • Keeping track of and processing invoice payments and customer payments, and proactively chasing where applicable.
  • Processing payroll accurately and reliably. 
  • Performing appropriate credit checks and basic financial admin checks.
  • Preparing cash flow forecasting from a variety of sources.
  • Support the team with stock control and buying materials in advance.
  • Analysing profits within the UK and internationally. 
  • Being confident to bring innovative suggestions to ensure profit margins are being conserved, and sharing recommended suggestions around how their services should be priced.

Who can apply?

Voltech are looking for exceptional candidates where more emphasis is placed on the individual oppose to academic grades. They are looking for candidates who:

  • Are recent graduates from any degree background or those who did not attend university but have a minimum of two years relevant professional work experience.
  • Can demonstrate strong commercial and financial acumen and are driven to make a real impact in a fast-paced environment.
  • Can display excellent analytical and strong decision-making skills, particularly when engaging in credit checks.
  • Are internationally minded and have experienced of dealing with foreign payments.
  • Are proactive and driven to make change and can complete their work independently.
  • Possess strong computer literacy, including Excel skills.
  • Have experience using finance-based software, including Sage or other bookkeeping software.
  • Have bookkeeping or general financial admin experience is highly beneficial.
  • Live within a commutable distance to Blackburn.
  • Mandarin language skills and experience working within Finance in China are beneficial but not essential.
  • Experience with credit checking is highly beneficial but not essential.

Key Benefits

  • Progression: opportunity for growth within an exciting company, where there will be many opportunities to move into senior positions.
  • Training/Qualifications: opportunity to take part in certain qualifications and/or training that is essential for your development within your role.

You must have full unrestricted right to work in the UK, Voltech are unable to process candidates with visas at this current time.

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