Finance Assistant (Maternity Contract)

Howett Thorpe Recruitment Consultants Ltd
From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for a Finance Assistant that is available on short notice to commit to a 15-month maternity cover contract based in the Forth Valley.

About The Role
As the Finance Assistant, you will be working on a specific project in providing financial support to the Finance Manager and Management Accountant. Your role will be involved with the maintenance of financial records, processing payments, raising invoices and other general administration for the project. Key responsibilities include:
  • Preparation of sales invoices
  • Process cash book entries
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations
  • Prepare a summary of recommended payments and instructed payments
  • Take responsibility for the Credit Control and escalate outstanding issues
  • Manage the Purchase invoice approval process
  • Plus provide additional support to the wider finance team

About Our Client
This role is working for a project based business, they are involved with a number of regeneration and construction projects.

About You
We are looking for a Finance Assistant that has a broad range of experience covering Purchase Ledger, Sales Ledger, Credit Control and Reconciliations. You will be able to commit to a 15-month contract and be available at short notice (within 2 weeks). Key skills and attributes we are looking for:
  • Stable Finance / Accounts Assistant experience
  • Available at short notice
  • A proactive attitude to work, seeking what needs to be done
  • If you have an AAT qualification it would be seen favourable but is not essential

Things You Should Know
This role is a 15-month maternity cover contract and is based in the Forth Valley area.
Commutable from: Forth Valley, Edinburgh, Livingston, Stirling, Glasgow, Dunfermline.

Howett Thorpe recruit for roles within accounts payable, credit control, payroll also covering accounts assistants, audit, management accounts, financial accounts, analysts, financial controllers, financial directors, corporate finance, tax including all part qualified and qualified vacancies.
Howett Thorpe are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this role and comply with all relevant UK legislation and do not discriminate on any protected characteristics. Due to the high volume of applications we currently receive, we are unable to respond to all candidates. If you do not hear from a Consultant within 5 working days please assume that you have not been successful.
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