Finance Assistant

Recruiter
Adversa Recruitment
Location
Downpatrick
Posted
15 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our Client, Newry, Mourne and Down District Council are looking for a temporary Finance Assistant to join their team.

This is a temporary role for 8 weeks although there may be an opportunity for extension.

The role may involve;

- Providing a comprehensive and efficient financial service across the area of work, which meets the needs of the Council, regulatory authorities and statutory agencies.

- Undertaking the efficient operation of either the Council’s Accounts Payable and / or Receivable functions (as required by the Finance Supervisor).

- Initiating electronic and manual payments up to the stage of having them for authorisation by the Supervisor.

- Providing accurate, timely and relevant financial reports as required.

- Data input to, retrieval from a range of Management Information Systems, as required, for example Sun, Vision, Kontrolla etc.

- Assisting the Financial Supervisor in the provision of advice, with external assistance if required on various financial matters,

- Responsible for updating and reviewing suppliers, customers and client details for internal and external stakeholders.

- Raising nominal ledger journals as required.

- Maintaining systems and records to ensure the efficient fulfilment of the function and provision of appropriate audit trails.

- Other duties as required.

The successful candidate must;

- Have a grade C in a minimum of 4 GCSE's or above, or the equivalent qualifications OR 2 years' experience within a similar financial role

- Competent using a range of Microsoft applications including Outlook, Word and Excel

- At least 6 months' working experience with Management Information Systems

- Have strong communication skills

- Have the ability to prioritise and work to deadlines

If you have the right experience and this sounds like your next role, apply now

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