Finance Assistant

Job Title: Finance Assistant
Basis: Full Time
Hours: 36.25 - Monday to Friday
Type: Temp ongoing
Location: Newton Abbot TQ12
Start date : ASAP
Job Role -
Work as a member of the Finance Processing Team processing all types of income and expenditure promptly and accurately in addition to overseeing the efficient operation of the purchase order processing and invoicing system.

Responsibilities -

  • Respond to contacts from both internal customers and external stakeholders promptly and appropriately.

  • Review of Housing Benefit and Universal Credit schedules and subsequent posting of these into financial systems; finance and housing databases

  • Action adjustments within financial system, using initiative to ensure completeness, deal with anomalies

  • Process court costs, write off requests, compensation payments

  • Process rent account amendment batches

  • Regular clearance of suspense accounts through dispersing of payments

  • Ensure timely and accurate application to tenancies of annual rent uplifts

  • Responsible for daily and month end transaction downloads from Pay360, Santander and internal cash desk batches and reconciliation of legacy Allpay transactions

  • Daily reconciliation of rent bank accounts

  • Monthly reconciliation of cash in transit accounts

Candidate Requirements -

  • AAT Level 2 or NVQ Level 2 Accountancy (or equivalent)

  • Ability to proficiently use Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Experience of working in a financial role or environment.

  • Experience of inputting and processing accurate data both numerical and text.

  • Knowledge of Purchase Ledger.

  • Knowledge of a Purchase Order Processing System

  • Use of Computerised Accounts

  • Knowledge of Double Entry and Journal posting.

If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please send your CV now for consideration.

If you require any additional information regarding the position, please call Lewis at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208 966 or send an E-Mail to

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