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Finance Assistant - Taunton

Job Title: Finance Assistant - Taunton
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Taunton
Salary: £10.98 - 10.98 per hour
REF: AD020601
Contact Name: Amber Debens
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Finance Assistant

Salary: £ 10.98 Per Hour

Full Time (37 hours per week)

Main Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Maintain systems to enable practices and procedures to operate to specified standards (e.g. administer imprest and unofficial funds, verifying clients personal finance records, security of cash).
  • Prepare orders for goods/services, receive and check delivery notes, invoices and accounts. Process invoices for payment after certification by an appropriate senior member of staff.
  • Check financial information and arrange amendments as necessary (eg monthly downloads and uploading of journals).  Deal with general queries from colleagues, suppliers and clients relating to the financial information systems (eg payment queries).
  • Prepare invoices for services/goods provided, receive and check payments, update financial records and investigate debt recovery.
  • Use IT systems to input and extract information and distribute information to appropriate staff (eg SAP, spreadsheets)
  • Extract statistics for the completion of statutory returns, drawing relevant issues to the attention of Senior Officers
  • Act as a point of contact for staff, clients and suppliers to give routine advice and information relating to the work of the team. 
  • Prepare and process routine correspondence, reports and other documents
  • Contribute to the office management of departmental buildings in the area, to propose and implement solutions to many and varied problems (eg ICT, accommodation, health & safety).
  • Understand, uphold and promote the aims of the council’s equality, diversity and inclusion policies; health, safety and wellbeing of self and others; and Organisational values in everything you do. Equality and Diversity practice covers both interaction with staff, service users and communities and includes challenging discrimination and promoting equality of opportunity for all.

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.

To discuss this vacancy or other vacancies in your area please contact Amber Debens on 07860953716 or via email