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15 February 2019

Finance Assistant (Temporary) – Accountancy & Finance – North East

Location: North East England

Salary: Competitive

Sector: Accountancy and Finance

Job Type: Temporary

Job Reference: BMC/12/2402 NE T


Nick Elkin

DD: 0191 640 8965

M: 07948 346 585

The Company

Our client is a well-established organisation based in Newcastle upon Tyne. They are looking to recruit a Finance Assistant immediately, initially on a temporary basis.

Job Role

The purpose of the role is to support the finance team ensuring goods are ordered and received by the School and invoices processed effectively and efficiently, and to assist in the monitoring of budgets and liaise with budget holders as directed by the School.

The responsibilities required in this role are:

  • To receive goods/services requisition forms from budget holders, check for completeness, and post onto SAGE 200 financial database, print and place order.
  • To receive all delivery notes and record deliveries against orders onto SAGE 200.
  • To receive invoices, match against deliveries and orders and post onto the system. Checking invoices for accuracy and validity. Ensuring that delivery has been made with budget managers where no delivery note exists.
  • To receipt and enter into School’s cash office/SAGE 200 all income relating to the school’s funds.
  • To scrutinise suppliers statements and reconcile to SAGE 200.
  • To deal with financial correspondence, internal and external post and telephone queries from other organisations.
  • To ensure all amounts receivable are banked intact
  • To maintain the financial accounting department filing system.
  • To undertake any other administration tasks required by the Principal or his delegates.

Additional Information

Due to the nature of this role the successful candidate will be required to complete an Enhanced DBS check.

Experience using Sage 200 and previous background in education would be advantageous but not essential.

The role is working 37 hours a week working Mon-Thurs 8am-4pm and Friday 8am- 3:30.

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