Robertson Bell Finance are currently recruiting for a Finance Assistant to join a commercially focused, public sector organisation based in London, on a 12 month fixed term contract.
Reporting to the Chief Accountant, the Finance Assistant will be responsible for liaising with internal budget holders to ensure that all of the supplier invoices to promote and accommodate prompt payments. Other key responsibilities will include;
*Act as a key contact to the organisation suppliers, clients and/or other customers ensuring that all queries around payments are resolved in a professional and efficient manner.
*Apply effective financial controls and procedures to ensure that payments are made within 3 days.
*Maintain the accurate database of purchase orders ensuring that all payments of involves are paid within the given tight timescales.
*Monitor and maintain the database of transaction records and be able to track each invoice to provide data to support reporting for the Senior Management.
*Other ad-hoc tasks may be required.
The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of the duties above and be able to hit the ground running. You must be proactive, dynamic and be able to confidently work to tight deadlines. You must be proficient in Microsoft Word and especially Excel. Experience within public sector or financial services sector is highly advantageous! Oracle systems experience would be hugely advantageous but by no means essential. If you feel like you match the above criteria please do not hesitate in applying for this position as it is an immediate requirement and will close early.
The successful candidate must be willing to undergo a security vetting check prior to starting.