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Finance Assistant - Newton Abbot

  • Job reference: 23442
  • Location: Newton Abbot, Devon
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Housing Administrator
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Job description: One of the largest housing associations in Devon are recruiting for an experienced Finance Assistant to join their Finance Processing Team in Newton Abbot, on an initial 2 month contract, processing all types of income and expenditure promptly and accurately, as well as responding to contacts from both internal customers and external stakeholders promptly and appropriately.

The Role
The focus of this role is to process all types of income and expenditure promptly and accurately, this will involve the following taks and responsibilities:
*Ensure income and expenditure transactions are posted accurately and promptly either manually or electronically
*Process invoices and payment requests into Documotive either manually or electronically
*Respond to requests, phone post and email, from both internal customers and external stakeholders promptly and appropriately
*Assist with daily reconciliation of rent bank accounts
*Assist with the weekly reconciliation of cash in transit accounts
*Recording of banking and posting of daily cash and cheques received in the office.
*Posting of income either manually or electronically onto tenant rent accounts
*Responsible for daily transaction downloads from Allpay, Santander and internal cash desk batches
*Process court costs and write off requests
*Process rent account adjustment batches
*Post opening as part of a rota

The Candidate
To be considered for this role, it is essential that you have prior experience in a Finance role and ideally be AAT Level 2 qualified. The client is in the process of moving over to a new system, called Version One, so experience of this system would be highly beneficial. You will also require the following experience:
*Ability to proficiently use Microsoft Word and Excel
*Experience of working in a financial role or environment.
*Experience of inputting and processing accurate data both numerical and text.
*Knowledge of Purchase Ledger.
*Use of Computerised Accounts
*Knowledge of Double Entry and Journal posting.

The Contract
This is a full time role, working 36.25 hours per week for an initial 2 month contract.

How to Apply
To apply for this role, please send your CV to Lee McMillan at Service Care Solutions via lee . mc millan @ service care . org . uk. You can also call Lee on 01772 208 966 to discuss the role in more detail.