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Finance Assistant - Ilford

Job Title: Finance Assistant - Ilford
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Ilford
Salary: £15 per hour
REF: PM781479
Contact Name: Parbej Miah
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Finance Assistant – Ilford (Temp Vacancy)

Umbrella Pay Rate: £15.00ph

Full-Time (37 hours)

Job Purpose:

  • Carry out the responsibilities of this post in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Ensure that all activities undertaken within their functional area strictly comply with all control procedures.
  • Assist senior staff to ensure the integrity of the information in the General Ledger and Accounts Payable is maintained.
  • Maintaining appropriate relationships with other service areas to assist with the provision of the above service.
  • The post holder will necessarily have to deal with a wide variety of circumstances and issues, be familiar with and contribute to broader developments in Council policy and respond to new and changing requirements as the working environment develops. This needs to be recognised as an integral part of the job.


  • Receive, maintain and process payment requests from Suppliers and Internal customers.
  • Able to use the councils Account Payable system to ensure prompt payment of Invoices matching invoices to purchase orders.
  • Understand the benefits of OCR scanning software and uploading documents for processing
  • Fully understand the 3 way matching concept when dealing with Payments related to orders raised on the council’s eProcurement module.
  • Ensure all records are maintained in such a way as to ensure that they are readily available and accessible to all parties.
  • Ensure that all activities undertaken reflect and respect environmental considerations in accordance with Council Policy
  • Promote the service by whatever means are appropriate and available so as to ensure a positive image to customers and the rest of the Authority.
  • Respond to queries raised by external suppliers and individuals about all payments. Guide end users through the Accounts Payable system so that they are able to access data locally. Perform other such duties of a similar nature as from time to time maybe required. To work with colleagues to identify solutions to issues being addressed by the Council.
  • Scanning, photocopying and other general office duties as required.
  • Contribute to team targets and help ensure that they are met.
  • To liaise with service managers and their staff, and assist in the provision of appropriate advice and guidance to ensure that accurate and timely record keeping is maintained.
  • Perform other such duties of a similar nature as from time to time maybe required.
  • Work with colleagues at all levels to identify solutions to business issues being addressed by the Council.
  • Work as a member of the team to achieve team, service and Council objectives

We offer:

  • 24 hour one on one specialist consultant based within your geographical area
  • 4Recruitment Services Employee Benefits Programme
  • Our own dedicated payroll support ensuring you get the full benefits of your payment

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

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