Finance Assistant - Permanent


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Stephen Coffey


Finance Assistant      
14 Month Fixed Term Contract
£27,000 - £35,000 

A public office based in the heart of the City are looking for a hardworking individual to join their team as a Finance Assistant. They have recently undertaken a period of expansion and continue to go from strength to strength. The company look after their staff well with a range of incentives and benefits. 

Responsibilities of the Finance Assistant will include:         

  • To maintain and apply effective control procedures to ensure the prompt payment of all supplier invoices within a 3-working day deadline. 
  • Maintaining an accurate and comprehensive database of supplier transaction records that track the status of each invoice and provides supporting data to aid reporting of management information. 
  • Liaise with internal budget holders to promote and facilitate the prompt payment of supplier invoices. 
  • Managing a number of ad-hoc tasks when required. 
  • Communicating with suppliers, clients and customers to resolve queries and disputes in an efficient manner. 
  • Maintaining an accurate and comprehensive database of purchase orders and to ensure that that procurement infrastructure is maintained to support the prompt payment of supplier invoices. 

Successful Finance Assistant will have: 

  • Awareness of the banking and financial sector. 
  • Strong understanding of financial controls, budgeting and accrual accounting. 
  • Proficient Microsoft Excel skills. 
  • Previous knowledge of financial administration processes and accounting principles. 
  • At least 2 year’s experience of financial administration work. This should include 1-year experience of accounts payable, accounts receivable, or administration of similar financial transactions.
  • Strong knowledge of Oracle Financial systems would be a benefit.

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Stephen Coffey

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I am a Senior Consultant at cer Financial with experience since 2008 placing permanent and contract staff across 4 continents.

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