Finance Assistant

  • Location
    Livingston, West Lothian
  • Category
    Accountancy - Accounts Admin
  • Contract Type
  • Salary
    £ 20000 - £ 24000 / Year
  • OrganizationType

*Are you a Finance whizz with proven experience?

*Would you live to work for a small and friendly team?

*Would you like to work for a company that offers great scope for progression for hard workers?

Office Angels Livingston are collaborating exclusively with a fast paced and innovative team for a Permanent Finance Administrator. The role is perfect for someone who has proven experience in a similar role within finance or accounts and is naturally IT savvy and is looking for a new challenge. Based in West Lothian, salary £20,000 - £24,000 per annum depending on experience. The core hours are Monday - Friday, 9am-5pm (half an hour for lunch) plus 33 days holiday (inc public hols).

Role Overview

You will work alongside the Finance Manager to provide comprehensive support within the Finance Department. Our client are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and flexible individual who is accustomed to working collaboratively within a small team.

The role will initially be working from home with a view to moving back into an office environment asap, therefore you must be happy to work in an office.

Duties include:

  • Preparation and submission of contractor sales applications using Microsoft Excel and Sage, in conjunction with Project Managers

  • Processing and reconciling contractor payment certificates to Sage records

  • Processing sales remittances Resolving client and supplier account queries

  • Credit Control, including communication of outstanding balances, and escalation of any overdue accounts to the Finance Manager

  • Control and monitoring of retention applications, with support from the Finance Manager as required

  • Assisting with purchase invoice processing when required Processing accounting journals as required, with support of the Finance Manager

  • Preparation of quarterly client reports

  • Timesheet processing

  • Processing and management of staff annual leave forms

  • General support within the Finance Team function, providing holiday cover for other team members and administration duties as required

Skills and Experience required:

  • Previous Finance or Accounting experience is essential

  • Excellent communication skills - both written and verbal

  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft office and Microsoft Teams

  • Knowledge of Sage preferable

  • Ability to work on own initiative and as a part of a team

Interested? Please call Nadia at Office Angels Livingston today or send your CV to

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To speak to a recruitment expert please contact Nadia Gray