Finance Assistant

Posted 8 March by Reed Accountancy Featured
Finance Assistant | Edinburgh | 12 Month FTC | £22,500 - £24,500 (DOE) | Reputable Public Sector Organisation

Reed are delighted to be working with a leading public sector organisation who are looking for an eager and proactive Finance Assistant to join their welcoming team on a 12 month FTC basis.

On a daily basis your roles and responsibilities will be (but not limited to):
> Establishing good and effective relationships with all stakeholders
> Communicating and providing guidance to customers on all queries quickly and efficiently
> Reconciling customer accounts
> Making BACS payments
> Supervising and controlling the monthly / quarterly credit control procedures
> Monitoring and reviewing aged debtor and credit balances
> Checking all accounts are accurate and up to date
> Managing budget and providing forecasting on a monthly basis
> Raising purchase orders
> Purchase ledger
> Providing administrative support, and line management of Administrative Assistant
> Working closely with other departments and teams
> Any other ad-hoc duties when required

Required skills:
> Hold a minimum of an HNC or equivalent finance related subject or be qualified by experience of at least 3 years relevant experience
> MS Office suite and in particular MS Excel (formulas) and Word
> Be competent in the use of accounting systems e.g. Sage, SAP etc.
> Experience of collating and reporting on financial data
> Strong leadership and motivating skills
> Be highly organised and be able to multi-task
> Have strong written, oral and interpersonal communication skills
> Ability to effectively prioritise and execute required tasks
> Be a team player

On offer:
> 12 month FTC (full-time, 35 hours per week)
> Salary £22,500 - £24,500
> 44 days annual leave per year
> On-site parking
> Office is easily accessible by public transport

If you have a Disclosure Scotland Check certificate that is less than 12 months old this would be highly advantageous, but not essential. However, a disclosure check will be required before commencement of employment.

For more information and a confidential discussion, please do not hesitate to contact Mel Tang on 0131 226 3686.

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

Application questions

Do you hold a minimum of an HNC or equivalent finance related subject?
Are you qualified by experience of at least 3 years relevant experience?
Are you able to effectively develop relationships with all stakeholders?
Do you have experience of line managing at least 1 other person?
Do you have a proactive approach?

Reference: 34634393

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