Finance Assistant

Newcastle upon Tyne

Job Type
17 Jan 2018

Job Description

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Finance Assistant to work for this successful company in Newcastle on a Temporary Basis for 3-6 months.

The successful candidate will earn between £9,00 and £11,00 p/h depending on experience


  1. Undertaking book-keeping tasks up to trial balance
  2. Maintaining the Charity’s manual and computerised accounting records in an orderly manner, and providing information within the normal monthly accounting periods
  3. Dealing with all finance-related documentation, including payroll, PAYE, VAT and other statutory returns
  4. Issuing and coding sales and purchase invoices, resolving debt and dealing with petty cash
  5. General financial administrative tasks as required
  6. Other responsibilities as may be agreed from time-to-time

Person Specification 


  1. Experience of working in a busy finance team with effective organisational and administrative skills
  2. Experience of using Sage accounting software
  3. Experience of supporting staff at a senior level
  4. Experience in undertaking financial administrative tasks
  5. IT literate with the ability to use a wide range of financial management and Microsoft products including word and excel
  6. Educated to GCSE level or equivalent, including English and Maths
  7. Ability to communicate clearly with a diverse range of stakeholders
  8. Good oral and written communication skills
  9. Able to maintain confidentiality
  10. Ability to prioritise work responsibilities and support other team members
  11. Able to meet deadlines in a pressured environment
  12. Able to work under own initiative and as part of a team


  1. An accounting technician level qualification
  2. Knowledge and skills in database and project accounting packages
  3. Understanding the financial support needs of a complex organisation

Job Categories: Finance and Accountancy. Job Types: Temp. Salary: £10 - £12/hr and £9 - £10/hr. Job expires in Endless.

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