Finance Assistant

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Edinburgh, Midlothian
17 Jun 2017
17 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Finance Assistant, Edinburgh, c.£21,500

Your new company
Hays is partnered with an international organisation operating in over 20 locations across the globe. With over 1500 employees including world-leading industry specialists the company is seeking a Finance Project Assistant on a permanent basis to be based within their thriving and active Edinburgh office.

Your new role
Reporting to the Regional Accountant, you will work in a dual capacity; responsible for the sales ledger and project administration. This will involve producing, coding, and checking invoices for projects across the UK, handling related queries, issuing and checking "work in progress" balances, and producing project performance reports. Further to this you will provide support to the Accounts Payable Administrator, and compile and submit information in respect to labour input.

What you'll need to succeed
The successful individual will have a finance background including bookkeeping or ledger maintenance. You will have the ability to work to deadlines and prioritise you workload with little supervision. Good communication skills are essential as you will be liaising with varying levels of individuals within and outwith the company. Given this, you will be a confident and proactive individual who is able to ask questions and challenge in order to gain the necessary information in the required time. Your application will be determined by your ability to adhere to high attention to detail in a fast paced and varied environment. Studying AAT is desirable, and those at the early stages of other professional qualifications will be considered with the possibility of support in respect to these.

What you'll get in return
You will receive a generous salary in addition to being a part of a dynamic organisation and team who are welcoming and sociable. This is an ideal opportunity for an individual who is eager to grow and develop within an organisation over the long-term.

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