Finance Assistant (Purchase Ledger) BLUF58660

Recruiter
Blue Octopus
Location
Newtown
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Finance Assistant (Purchase Ledger) BLUF58660
Cheadle
Salary: £20,000

Our Client administers the Principal Civil Service Pension Scheme (PCSPS) and provides pensions to over 1.5 million people. They have in-depth knowledge and expertise in the administration of Defined Benefit pension schemes and provide tailored services to more than 300 Government employers. Also, through their Training and Employee Engagement Service, they offer training on a wide range of pension related topics and legislative change.

They now have an exciting opportunity for a Finance Assistant to join them on a permanent, full time basis.

Within this essential role you will provide all transactional support to the finance team to ensure the effective running of the finance function. With overall responsibility for running the purchase ledger, including sending invoices to managers for approval and running weekly payments through the electronic banking system, you will process purchase invoices, conduct daily bank reconciliations and prepare journals, uploaded them to the accounting system.

They are looking for someone who has GCSE to level C in Maths and English, coupled with experience of working with accounting systems. With a good knowledge of Sage Line 50 accounts package and of MS Office packages, particularly in Excel, you will have experience of working in a finance team and be confident with figures.

A good knowledge of management accounting and transactional accounting is key, as is being organised and able to prioritise your workload. A team player, you will also have strong communication skills.

They are looking for someone to start around the beginning of February.

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.