Finance Administrator

Finance Administrator

Ref: 3906| Posted: 4th May 2019

This vacancy is now closed

Finance Administrator

Temporary – ongoing (possibility role will become permanent)

Salary £9 - £11/hour

Location: Swindon

Hours: 37/week Monday to Thursday 8:30 – 16:30 Friday 8:30 – 16:00

Position Overview

We have an excellent opportunity for a Finance Administrator to join our client’s busy Accounts operation in Swindon. You will be responsible for providing administrative support within the Educational trust sector.

Our Client is currently embarking on an exciting new journey, which is moving at a rapid pace of growth – they are looking for flexible, resilient, forward thinking candidates to join the team.

The successful candidate must be able to hit the ground running. They must be able to land on their feet in any situation, as well as enjoy and tackle any challenges that may come their way. The successful candidate will be someone who is able to keep the bigger picture in mind, while delivering on their daily duties and responsibilities.

Our client’s mission:

The Trust will improve lives and realise potential through:

  • Commitment to quality teaching & learning which is focussed on outcomes & engagement leading to improved life chances for all children & young people.
  • Collaboration and effective partnership working both within the BSM and with external agencies and professionals.
  • Coproduction is embedded as a preferred way of engaging with individuals and groups to benefit the whole.
  • Effective continued professional development.
  • Efficient systems & processes offering value for money and organisational resilience through operational economies to ensure greater purchasing power and cost saving through economies of scale.

Key Responsibilities

  • To be responsible for the day to day process of the purchase ledger through PS Financials:
  •  Maintaining the creditors accounts
  •  Creating and maintain all suppliers details
  • Receiving and processing internal requisition forms
  • Check and arrange internal delivery of goods received
  • Processing orders, goods receipt notes, invoices and credit notes Monitoring returned GRN’s from staff and chasing up where necessary
  •  Dealing with written, telephone and personal enquiries by both staff and suppliers
  • Produce and review a weekly aged creditors report
  • Produce the fortnightly BACs report and raise manual cheques for payment
  • Effectively investigate queries with internal stakeholders to ensure a satisfactory conclusion
  • Undertake all administrative functions associated with the role

Skills & Experience

  • Previous experience within a similar administrative role within Education/ Finance
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to manage assertive conversations
  • Attention to detail and the ability to follow defined processes
  • Confident telephone manner
  • Strong investigative skills

The C&D Group are acting as an employment business in regards to this role