Senior Finance Assistant – Finance Operations


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Are you a Finance Assistant looking for an exciting new progression opportunity with a prestigious institution? As a Senior Finance Assistant, you will have the perfect opportunity to develop your experience and utilise your skills and qualifications within finance!

Job Title: Senior Finance Assistant

Start Date: January 2023

Location: Edinburgh EH8, hybrid after training

Contract: 3 – 6 months with potential for extension

Main Responsibilities:

– Identify and resolve issues with Finance Operation processes in Payables and Receivables Ledgers.

– Identify and resolve customer queries and issues with Finance Operation processes in Purchase Ledger and Sales Ledger through analysis of reconciliations or in response to customer queries.

– Identify and recommend changes to Finance Operations processes and procedures, ensuring an effective feedback loop for continuous improvement.

– Report on Finance Operations Service levels and key performance indicators

– Review problems and recommend changes to processes and procedures to resolve issues with transactions.

– Prepare reports on Finance Operations key performance indicators, e.g. payment volumes, invoices paid on time, overdue payments, etc. Identify trends and problems, and provide suggestions for improvement.

About you:

– Either Vocational qualifications (N/SVQ 3, ONC or equivalent), and relevant work experience in a relevant finance role.

– A background in book keeping/accounting.

– Experience in the area of credit control and sales ledger management and/or accounts payable.

– Knowledge of an electronic purchase order system.

– A good working knowledge of Excel and Word.

– Attention to detail and accuracy.

Apply now to be considered!

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