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Finance Assistant

Temporary  for Peach Recruitment in Worcester

Finanace Assistant required for local government temp vacancy starting asap for up to 3 months.Duties: provide main support to the Accountancy Officer.provice effective and proactive financial support for operational services. To drive, develop, and provide effective and proactive financial support to the operational services within their remit • Providing financial support, professional advice and innovative approaches to financial management• To work as part of a Financial Services team assisting to ensure the team is responsive, flexible, efficient and customer focused.• Working in conjunction with Accountancy Officers, Senior Accountancy Officers and Finance Managers in providing a full and quality financial management service to a Head of Service(s) : -• To monitor and reconcile designated accounts, clearing entries as required.• To maintain records in SAP as required• To collect, reconcile and record income• To assist in the provision of support and training in the use of SAP• To ensure that customer service and satisfaction remain a high priority at all times.EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:It is essential that the post holder has:• Experience of using Microsoft Packages including Excel spreadsheets, Word and financial packages to extract, record, analyse and maintain data records.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:It is essential that the post holder has:• Working knowledge and ability to use Excel spreadsheets, Word and financial packages to extract, record, analyse and maintain data records.• Knowledge of County Council functions and operations• Demonstrable ICT Literacy• Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.• Excellent numeracy skills.• An analytical and probing approach.• The ability to prioritise own workload and manage time in order to meet agreed time allocations or deadlines.• The ability to work effectively as a team member.• The ability to display initiative and work without close supervision.• The ability to communicate and build relationships with internal and external customers.It is desirable that the post holder has:• Working knowledge of the SAP Financial System• Advanced level Excel skills

Job added on 13-11-2014