Finance Assistant

  • Location

    Preston, Lancashire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £16.97 per hour

  • Contact:

    Catherine Robinson

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Duration:

    10 Months

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Job Title: Finance Assistant
Duration: 10 months
Hours: 37 per week
Location: Warton, Preston
Pay rate: £16.97 per hour PAYE

Job Description

A temporary opportunity has arisen for a Finance Assistant to join our client within their Europe and International (E&I) Business. The role is based in the Finance Control and Improvement Team who are responsible for the delegated authority process across the business and support the E&I Finance function to maintain a strong control environment. The job holder will be exposed to both the wider finance function and to the other functions within the business. There will also be additional work in the team as they move to the MetricStream COSA system this year, providing support to Phoenix and other ad hoc projects.


-Provide support to the delegated authority process, primarily reviewing the delegated authority inbox, actioning requests in a timely manner, resolving queries and maintaining the log to provide a clear audit trail
-Assist with the Control Owner Self-Assessment (COSA) process, including the annual update of questions, quarterly reviews and supporting with any work as we move to the new Metricstream system
-Provide support in the undertaking of IT access reviews and update of the structure for the E&I business
-Assist the site owner with general requests, the re-organisation of workspace to reflect E&I and undertake a review of workspace tagging
-Review expense data (liaising with the business on any anomalies) and prepare stats for review
-Undertake journal audits
-Support the maintenance of the procedure and work instruction registers
-The role will be used to provide general support to the Performance and Controls Team across the wide range of activities that they perform.

Skills and Experience

The following will be required of the successful candidates:

-Experience of working in a support role within the Finance function of a large and complex organisation
-Excellent Microsoft Office Excel and Powerpoint skills
-Good knowledge of Microsoft Word
-Excellent communication skills along with the ability to work in a team
-Able to prioritise workload efficiently and work unsupervised

Morson International are acting as an employment business in relation to this vacancy