Finance Assistant

Salary: £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Position: Full Time Location: London
Posted: 12-05-21 Job Type: Permanent

Job Description:

This is a wonderful opportunity to work for a well-established housing association working within social housing sector.

Our client is looking for an experienced Finance Assistant to join our team in the NW10 area.

What will I be responsible for?

Joining the team as a Finance Assistant, you will be carrying out varied administration duties including:

  • Coding and posting of invoices on to finance system
  • Ensure records and databases are kept up to date
  • Supplier statement reconciliation
  • Supporting Credit control, raising Sales Invoices
  • Checking and monitoring housing benefit claims ensuring correct payments are being received.
  • Posting and reconciliation of Credit Card statements
  • Regularly chasing any receipts not received for submitted expenses or credit cards
  • Monitor that invoices are approved by the Budget Holders in line with supplier payment credit terms
  • Providing general assistance to the finance team – covering for absences within the team
  • Ad hoc tasks as required by the business

Essential Skills:

Could this be the ideal role for me?

To be successful in the role of Finance Assistant, you will need to have at least some previous experience in a similar role. You will also require:

  • Good knowledge of IT packages- MS Excel, Word, Outlook or similar (preferred)
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills and be willing to learn
  • Excellent work ethic, honest and diligent
  • Clean DBS check will be required.
  • Ability to work on your own initiative but also work well as part of a team
  • Great attention to detail
  • Knowledge of accounting software will be an asset

About Company:

What we offer: 

In return for your hard work as our Finance Assistant, you will be offered:

  • Full time position
  • Competitive salary of £20,000 - £25,000
  • Immediate start

If you feel you have the skills and experience required to excel in the role of Finance Assistant, APPLY TODAY!