Finance Assistant


Location: Nr. Banbury, Oxfordshire
Salary: £16,000 - £20,000
Contract Type: Full-time Permanent
Date posted: 03-07-2019
Reference: 895513

Are you a proactive, approachable and experienced Finance / Accounts candidate, looking for a new challenge?

A new Finance Assistant vacancy near Banbury, working for an established and well regarded school. 

The Role

The purpose of the Finance Assistant will be to provide finance transaction and finance admin support for the organisation, reporting into the Finance Manager.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Banking tasks such as posting receipts/payments, reconciliations and paying in cash/cheques
  • Collating and processing regular extra charges onto system, with some reconciling tasks
  • Resolve bill queries
  • Speak with internal teams with regards to receipt of owed fees, updating information ensuring a true picture at all times
  • Handle petty cash
  • Invoicing, cash collection, creditor and debtor maintenance and balance sheet reconciliations for organisation subsidiary entities
  • Assist with budgeting tasks
  • Also help with providing updates to budget holders on expenditure levels and assistance with auditing

Skills & Experience

  • Ideally 1+ year’s experience within a Finance environment
  • AAT part/fully qualified would be desirable
  • Any experience of budgets, audits, cash payment, reconciling payments
  • Familiarity of PASS accounts system a bonus
  • Accounts experience from within education would be desirable
  • Adaptable and flexible approach to work
  • Excellent MS Office skills (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Excellent communicator, written & verbal
  • Good problem solver and real attention to detail

Benefits & other information

  • FREE meals provided during working hours
  • FREE access to on-site leisure facilities
  • Working hours : 37.5 per week Monday-Friday, 09:00am – 17:00pm with 30 minute lunch break
  • 21 days holiday, plus bank holidays.

A fantastic opportunity within a great working environment. Apply today!

Prospect Personnel are a Recruitment Agency in Banbury. We deal with permanent Part & Full-time jobs in Banbury & the surrounding area.

Please give us a call on 01295 235700 to see how we can help with your job search!

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