Finance Administrator

First News Ltd
Upto £10K per annum (20 hours a week)
12 Nov 2017
17 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Part Time

Job Specification – Finance Administrator

Start date – November 2017

This is a great opportunity for somebody looking to work in a friendly office environment. This is a part-time, term time only role reporting to the Financial Controller at First News headquarters (Southwark, London). The role is initially a 6 month contract role with an immediate start.

Detailed description -

The successful candidate will:

  • Work with our subscription house to allocate and reconcile all our school’s monies received
  • Call and e-mail schools to check when they are looking to pay if they haven’t already paid us
  • Send statements and chase any overdue invoices
  • Make regular follow-up calls and report back to the Senior Finance Administrator
  • Send weekly credit control report
  • Respond to all emails and phone calls within 2 working days
  • File all accounts paperwork including annual archiving
  • Bank cheques as and when required
  • Assist the Senior Finance Administrator and Financial Controller with any ad-hoc projects

Key candidate skills -

  • Confident communicator with an excellent telephone manner and a great writing ability
  • Ability to prioritise and work under pressure and meet targets
  • Ability to work in a team orientated environment
  • Self-motivated, diplomatic and patient
  • A willingness and enthusiasm to learn
  • Computer literate, preferably with MS Excel, Word and Outlook knowledge
  • Previous credit control experience is an advantage
  • Must be eligible to work in the UK