My Role As A Business Assistant

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My role as a Business Assistant is split between supporting the Business School and supporting the International Programmes Unit (IPU). Time management has played an important part in ensure I could provide a high quality service. To support the IPU I build relationships by attending team meetings, group training and contributed to resolving issues facing the IPU. Most of my working supporting the School most of is carried out independently due to semi specialised financial nature. While working at Napier I have had experience of supporting Research and Commercial projects. I have been required to analyse and explain financial information to a variety of users at number of levels for a board range of purposes. It is necessary for to…show more content…
These relationships have proved vital when working on the various projects I have been involved with, as I was well supported with the work completed on the system change and company merger projects at Letts-Filofax. During my career I have covered a wide range of roles with the finance division; these include purchase ledger, sales ledger and general ledger. In addition to this I have also provided specialist support for credit card processing and process development. These roles have involved foreign currency transactions, including setting up credit card facilities for USD subsidiaries as well as processing receipts and payments, and analysing exchange differences. My independent CIMA studies have given a me a strong insight into costing models including whole life costing, efficiency measures and understanding the impact of externalities and as well as sound theoretical understanding of how these are evaluated. I constantly strive to find to use this training in real life situations turning that knowledge into sound practical plans. It is a requirement of my role to produce written reports. These reports have been on a number complex topics, including narratives attached to revenue forecasts, training documentation and process gap reports. Skills developed and improved upon by my Masters studies. I have used a variety of information systems throughout

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