Finance Assistant

  • Location

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

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  • Salary:

    Up to £10.96 per hour + Inclusive of holiday pay

  • Contact:

    Carrisa Armstrong

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    4 Months +

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Our client one of the UK's largest charities, who maintain 2,000 miles of historic canals, rivers, docks and reservoirs, is looking to recruit a Finance Assistant to work out of their Leeds office on a part time basis for an initial 4 Month Contract with a review to extend.

Skills knowledge and experience

* Educated to GCSE level including Maths & English
* Banking & Cash Handling experience including Direct Debit
* Accounts Receivable Experience including Credit Checking
* Experience of operating to a quality management system
* Confident user of word and excel
* SAP experience in particular FICO, Credit Management and SD modules
* Ability to understand and comply with organisational policies

Role / Responsibilities

* To ensure that relevant Cash & Billing processes are carried out in an efficient, effective manner and in accordance with agreed SLAs
This involves creating/maintaining a quality management system (QMS) and control measures to ensure correct outputs are achieved. The role decides the QMS to be used and implements any improvements and changes as may be necessary

* Provide monthly transactional data and reports to show team performance nationally
Customer Creation, Billing, Cash Posting, Direct debit cost recoveries

* Act as point of expertise and best practice, assisting colleagues in following SAP & Trust processes and procedures, providing training as required
The job holder must have excellent communication skills in order to provide clear instruction to colleagues about the process and rationale behind it.

* Work to cyclical financial deadlines
Meeting month end and year end deadlines for reconciliation of bank accounts, cash postings and allocation, creation of customers, manual billing, production of the national Rent Roll and Direct debit processing

* To operate all aspects of Direct Debit nationally for the Trust customers
Including lodging new direct debits (AUDDIS), dealing with unpaid items and changes to data (ADDACS)

This position is based on 20 hours per week Mon-Fri either 9am-1pm or 10am-2pm.