Finance Assistant

Accounts Assistant - Liverpool, North West

Ref: 738Tuesday 9 January 2024

£12.50 per hour, hybrid/WFH

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This Charity, and Not for Profit organisation in Liverpool is looking for a temporary finance assistant to join their talented and dedicated finance team. The role is 5 days per week and offers predominantly remote working, although the role is predominantly WFH you will be expected to attend a Liverpool office on occasion for business-critical meetings and to initially collect your laptop when the assignment commences. 

This position plays a key role in supporting the Bank & Control Manager and the finance team.

Key responsibilities:

  • Maintain and update reconciliation and control records outside the accounting system as required
  • Prepare information for input and input details into the accounting system
  • Prepare information for regular financial returns e.g. VAT returns
  • Provide backup support for payroll processing
  • Assist with the production of weekly or ad-hoc payments, order control, income collection processes, banking processes and petty cash
  • Deal effectively with enquiries from external parties and staff relating to financial transactions
  • Process and prepare financial and business forms for the purpose of checking account balances and facilitating purchases
  • Perform routine calculations to produce analyses and reports as requested by the finance director
  • Help oversee and manage individual accounts
  • Create, send, and follow up on invoices
  • Review and adhere to department budgets
  • Collect and enter data for various financial spreadsheets
  • Review and audit financial statements and reports, ensure all calculations and data entries are correct
  • Reconcile any discrepancies or errors identified by conversing with employees and/or clients
  • Collect information for and prepare payroll payments for employees
  • Monitor workflow inboxes, mail and trays taking necessary action on a timely basis

The Person

  • You will have experience working within a finance team and be happy to be in a finance support role
  • You will have an excellent level of IT literacy and proficiency 
  • You will be looking for full-time work and commitment to the full assignment is essential. This isn't a stop-gap role and only candidates that can fully commit will be considered
  • An effective communicator, you will be well versed in working with people at all levels inside and outside of an organisation, able to explain complex concepts easily

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