Finance Assistant (12 months maternity cover) BLUF85548 £18,267 - £20,399 DOE Telford There's never been a more exciting time to join our client as they continue to build their strong reputation for innovative and successful training. They encourage all those who are driven to better themselves, achieve their goals and reach new heights. The purpose of the role is to provide 12 months maternity cover for the finance assistant, undertaking a variety of roles including purchase and sales ledger and cash management. Inputting bank transactions onto the Finance system and completing bank reconciliations for the college, academy school and all subsidiaries, you will carry out daily cashing up and banking procedures and maintain daily college cash flow records and student bursary records. You will also create and monitor fee payment plans, process purchase invoices and assist with credit control where necessary. With a minimum of 12 months experience of working in a finance department and qualified to AAT level 3 or above, candidates must have an excellent eye for detail and strong time management and organisational skills. Excellent IT skills including MS Excel, Word and Outlook are essential for the role. If you think that you meet the above criteria, please refer to the role profile and person specification for further information. All offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure and other employment checks. Closing date for applications: Monday 5th august at 9am Interview date: Friday 9th August Our client is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from all sections of the community. They are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.