Finance Assistant

  • Location
    Linlithgow, West Lothian
  • Category
    Financial Services - Actuarial
  • Contract Type
    Temporary contract
  • OrganizationType

*Are you an experienced Finance Assistant who has purchase ledger experience?

*Would you like to work in a vibrant and friendly team and rewarding work culture?

Office Angels Livingston are collaborating with one of our clients for a long-term temporary (minimum of 6 months, strong possibility of going permanent). Finance Assistant to specifically support with Purchase Ledger duties. The role is perfect for someone who is available immediately, has proven experience in a similar role and who has interest and experience in purchase ledger. We are looking for an enthusiastic team player. The job will include the processing of supplier invoices, payment runs and reconciliation of the purchase ledger and bank accounts. Based in Linlithgow West Lothian, Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5.30pm.

Duties & responsibilities to include:

  • Supporting the Assistant Financial Controller in the day-to-day running of the finance department.

  • Daily management of invoices including audit of purchase and raising of sales invoices, along with correct support paperwork

  • Maintaining and recording the entries within the credit card & expenses account

  • Reconciliation of purchase ledger and company bank accounts

  • Working closely with the customer relationship team to provide financial support and Operational Reports to clients and suppliers.

  • Taking an active involvement in identifying and implementing initiatives, which support the efficient operation of the business

  • Working as part of an efficient team

Skills and Experience required:

  • Ability to work accurately at pace and to deadlines

  • Demonstrable experience in purchase ledger and preferably other areas of Finance

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with our suppliers in a polite and effective manner

  • Sage 50

  • Attention to detail

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Ability to work within a team environment

Working as a temp is an ideal way of exploring different job roles and industries. It's also gives you control of your own work/life balance. Here are just some of the benefits you can expect when you become part of the Office Angels team:

  • Employed directly with Office Angels, meaning we're always on hand to ensure you're being well looked after

  • Access to discount vouchers with many high street brands

  • Eye care vouchers and money towards glasses should you require them for VDU purposes

  • We can search for permanent work whilst you're in assignments and offer expert interview support and advice

  • Weekly pay

  • Pension scheme option (with employer contributions)

  • 28 days paid annual leave (Based on a weekly accrual)

  • Statutory Sick Pay in the unfortunate event you find yourself under the weather

  • Access to our assistance programme that provides free, confidential and independent advice on a range of issues including grief, stress and legal issues

  • Should you wish to pursue a different career path, we have several sister businesses which cover almost every sector and specialism

We're proud to say our consultants are experts in recruitment and are more than happy to discuss the benefits in more detail; please contact us for more information.

If you are interested in this role and wish to be considered please click apply or send your CV to

Office Angels acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Office Angels UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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To speak to a recruitment expert please contact Georgia Crichton