Finance Assistant

Recruiter
Harris Jones Recruitment
Location
Hampton, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
11 Sep 2019
Closes
11 Oct 2019
Ref
1224746170
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Local Secondary School, require a finance Assistant with experience of using PS Financial to provide support for a 1 year fixed term contract.

You will be required to work 41 weeks of the year. There is flexibility to work between 30 - 36 hours per week. Salary is dependent on hours worked and skills.

The core purpose of this role is to:
  • Accurately process all transactions for the Trust from initial order to payment.
  • Follow systems and processes to keep accurate records of the School finances
  • Support the Finance Officer / Business Manager to ensure the School finance processes are robust and followed at all times.

You will also be responsible for:
  • Accurately maintaining financial records using PS financials, excel and other databases
  • Purchase Orders -processing orders accurately and efficiently, advising staff, dealing with any returns, matching delivery notes and settling invoices.
  • Ensuring budget holders adhere to the financial procedures at all times
  • Suppliers - Liaising with suppliers, reconciling statements and investigating and resolving queries, quickly and accurately
  • Purchase Ledger- Maintain supplier list, entry and allocation of invoices and payments
  • Sales Ledger - raise invoices, allocate income and credit control
  • Bank/Cash Ledger- Receipting and banking cheques and cash and processing online payments
  • Expenses- Processing staff expense claims
  • Petty Cash - processing payments, maintenance of Petty Cash Book and reconciliation.

To be considered for the role you will need:
  • Experience of working within a finance team
  • Good Attention to details
  • Basic understanding of accounting processes and procedures
  • Good level of competence in Excel and Word
  • Good organisational skills used in planning and managing own work

This is a 1 year fixed term contract.

£17,000 - £20,000

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