Finance Officer

Cheltenham, UK
02 Jul 2019
24 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Permanent, Term time only, £21,000-£28,000 per annum, Cheltenham.

Your new company
Hays Accountancy and Finance are exclusively recruiting for a temporary to permanent Finance officer role to work within an education establishment. Working within a small finance department and reporting into the Head of Finance you will be carrying out the following duties;

Ensure the accurate function of Purchase Ledger, including;
  • To check and attach goods delivery notes to orders
  • To electronically scan and register invoices on a daily basis and to match invoices to orders as appropriate
  • To make payments to suppliers, cheques and BACs payments
  • To assist with any invoice payment queries/enquiries from suppliers
  • In the absence of the finance clerk to raise any orders as required

Ensure the accurate financial recording of transactions in the finance system, including;
  • To ensure any payroll claims are correctly completed by staff and to administer the electronic copying/recording of any payroll claims
  • To liaise with HR to ensure contracts recorded accurately
  • To import monthly payroll file to finance system and carry out payroll reconciliation process
  • To reconcile Bank Statements in financial software and pass for approval to the Finance Director
  • To complete the month end procedures and reconciliations as per the procedures file
  • To assist with the entry of any month/year end journals/accruals with support from the Finance Director.
  • To be responsible for journal entries to record or correct departmental expenditure.

To be successful in applying for this fantastic temporary to Permanent opportunity the client is looking for a candidate who has experience in working within a school finance department. The successful candidate must have experience of using FMS and SIMS school finance packages or be qualified AAT level 4.

In return for this excellent temporary to permanent Finance officer role the client is willing to offer a term time only, full time Finance Officer vacancy where you can learn and develop in the role. For the right opportunity the client will offer the top end of the salary banding between £21,000-£28,000 as well as a competitive package including school holidays free, flexible working and contributed pension scheme.

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