Assistant Finance Officer

Recruiter
Vargo Recruitment LTD
Location
Pontypridd
Salary
20000.0000
Posted
09 Apr 2017
Closes
09 May 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Vargo is recruiting for an Assistant Finance Officer on a fixed term contract of 12 months, with a chance of permanency within the transaction team of the finance department. The successful candidates will undertake a wide range of financial and clerical duties across the team. Inherent to these roles is a strong service delivery ethos and excellent customer service.

JOB ROLE

  • Preparation and issuing of invoices
  • Collection and recording of income
  • Data processing
  • Sales Ledger invoice creation/generation.
  • Debt collection, including third party and legal validation.
  • Cash Office duties, banking and receipt allocation
  • Agree payment plans and direct debit schedules
  • Record sponsor information for invoicing purposes.
  • Logging, scanning and distribution of incoming paper and electronic invoices.
  • Process purchase invoices, investigate and gain authorisation for price variations.
  • Monitor and review unauthorised overdue invoices.
  • Input of data to the Finance system
  • Input, issuing and printing of purchase orders
  • Process non staff expenses claims
  • Complete course conference bookings and provide payment to external organisations.
  • Assist in preparation of BACS and cheque payment runs.
  • Resolve suspense account queries.
  • Other data entry tasks as required.
  • Filing and general admin duties
  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality and discretion

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Good oral and written communications skills
  • Ability to communicate with internal and external clients at all levels.
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as on own initiative.
  • Ability to identify, work to and achieve predetermined deadlines.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Numerate and literate.
  • Excellent customer focus
  • Experience of working within a finance department,
  • Experience of working in one or more of the following areas:
  • Purchase Ledger and payment process.
  • Sales Ledger/ invoicing
  • Credit control/ debt management.
  • Cash management

DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS

  • Use of Quercus Plus and Admit systems
  • Awareness of Data Protection and Freedom of Information implications in data management
  • Experience of debt litigation process
  • AAT qualified or equivalent, or working towards a Financial or Business related FE, HE or professional qualification
  • Ability to communicate fluently (orally and in writing) in the Welsh language