Finance Assistant

Job title: Finance Assistant


Location: Sittingbourne, ME9


Start Date: ASAP


Contract Type: Ongoing


Weekly Hours: 35 hours per week


Work Pattern: Monday - Friday (Hybrid)



We are seeking a highly motivated and organised individual to join their team as a Finance Assistant.

The successful candidate will provide a full range of financial administrative and support services to the company's team.

The role requires someone who can handle moderate to complex tasks with ease and can facilitate the effective and efficient operation of the team/department.


Responsibilities



  • Assist the company's team to ensure efficient and effective administrative practices, and resolve administrative and other queries related to the work of the department.

  • Set up and maintain straightforward office systems and procedures (e.g.

    levy monitoring, aged debt monitoring etc.).

  • Assist with the creation and delivery of communications to customer base.

  • Develop and maintain administrative and office systems, databases and spreadsheets, as required.

  • Intercept and screen telephone calls, emails and written correspondence, dealing with, or redirecting enquiries to the appropriate areas, as necessary.

  • Arrange, and attend or represent unit/supervisor at meetings, including preparing papers, booking rooms and refreshments, taking notes, and drafting minutes.

  • Booking appointments, updating calendars and arranging travel and accommodation as required.

  • Provide guidance and interpretation on relevant policies, procedures, and regulations.

  • Assist in, and in some cases lead on the implementation of continuous improvement of business and administrative processes relevant to the working area.

  • Order and maintain stationary and equipment supplies, ensuring purchase orders are raised in accordance with procedures, and other financial systems are updated where required.

  • Provide project support to the team and to lead on administrative projects as required.

  • No role profile can cover every issue which may arise within the post at various times and the postholder is expected to carry out other duties from time to time, which are broadly consistent with those described.


Person Specification



  • Previous experience in a similar role.

  • Experience in using accounting software.

  • AAT qualification or equivalent is desirable.

  • Sufficient knowledge of office environment - including ability to follow procedures and show a methodical approach to handing workload.

  • Computer skills sufficient to operate on-line system and complex software or develop formulas for moderately sophisticated spreadsheets.

  • Ability to use a variety of software packages to produce correspondence and documents, and maintain presentations, spreadsheets and databases.

  • Oral and written communication skills sufficient to interpret and apply policies and procedures and to resolve problems, and to present a professional approach to all customers and stakeholders.

  • Ability to talk to customers and stakeholders to find out their views while presenting a professional approach at all times.


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 Lewis.Hodson@servicecare.org.uk






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