Finance Assistant

  • Location
    Livingston, West Lothian
  • Category
    Accountancy - Accounts Admin
  • Contract Type
    Permanent
  • Salary
    £ 20000 - £ 25000 / Year
  • OrganizationType
    Home/Office

*Are you a Finance Assistant whizz looking for a new challenge?


*Have you ever wanted to work for an innovative company who have substantial investment to grow the team?


*Would you like to be rewarded with a competitive salary and excellent benefits package?


Office Angels Livingston are collaborating with an innovative client who are looking for a Permanent Finance Assistant based in Livingston. Salary range £20,000 - £25,000 depending on experience plus excellent benefits including flexi time, hybrid working model, private health care and much more. Standard office hours 8.30am - 5pm, 40hrs per week (half an hour for lunch).


This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Finance Assistant to join a fun and friendly team and company who would like a role they can mould and make their own.


Duties include:


Accounts Receivable



  • Sales Order administration

  • Sales Invoicing

  • Credit Control


Accounts Payable



  • Processing purchase invoices

  • Supplier statement reconciliations

  • Prepping payment runs


Office Support



  • Reception Duties

  • Audit tasks, obtaining back up invoices and another admin

  • Bank postings and reconciliations

  • Running cost reports and analysis to support departments and aid with IUK and H2020 grant claims and the annual budget preparation

  • Potential to be involved in general ledger postings - e.g. prepayments/accruals

  • Adhoc tasks


General Administration:



  • Distribute and manage emails received by group email accounts - e.g. accounts, info and others

  • ERP maintenance - keeping records clean and up to date across all departments

  • Support ERP improvements and development

  • Support Digitalisation, including but not limited to becoming a paperless company

  • Adhoc tasks

  • Provide cover for other departments during busy or holiday periods, including but not limited to shipping, stores, and procurement


Essential Skills:



  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office packages - Excel and Word

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to take the initiative

  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills

  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to multi-task

  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritise work


Desirable Skills:



  • Previous experience with ERP systems

  • Previous experience with Sage 200 or similar

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