Finance Coordinator

  • Location
    Gateshead, Tyne And Wear
  • Category
    Accountancy - Accounts Assistant
  • Contract Type
    Contractor
  • Salary
    £ 22000 - £ 25000 / Year
  • OrganizationType
    Office

Office Angels are currently recruiting for an experienced Finance Assistant, to join our client who is based in Gateshead, on a fixed term contract basis for approximately 9 - 12 months.


If you are keen to learn, gain further experience within a busy finance capacity and 'muck-in' to support the team and wider organisation, then this is the right role for you! This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a warm, friendly and upbeat team, who are heading into their busiest time of year.


Within this role, you will support the Business Support Manager in delivering timely and accurate accounting functions and provide all round general office support to the wider company. You will also be responsible for ensuring the accounts payable processes are being adhered to and follow up on queries through to resolution.



  • Location: Gateshead

  • Salary: £22K - £25K, depending on experience

  • Hours: Monday - Friday, 37.5 hours per week, standard office hours

  • Contract: 9 - 12 months to cover maternity, to start ASAP (notice period can be considered)


Main Duties



  • Oversee the accounts payable function

  • Ensure the raising of orders, goods receipting and query resolution are actioned in a timely manner

  • Assist the Business Support Manager with budget preparation and forecasts where necessary

  • Support in the preparation of journals

  • Produce evidence for internal audits when required

  • Preparation of monthly reporting to an accurate and high standard

  • Liaise with budget holders to manage an accurate budget/forecast position, as directed by Business Manager

  • Prepare accurate billing; monthly and quarterly for submission

  • Supporting general team as first point of contact for customer queries

  • General main office support, liaising with various departments

  • Any other duties as may be required from time to time

  • Provide support to other teams as required


Qualifications & experience:



  • Accountancy qualification equivalent to AAT - beneficial, not essential

  • 2 years minimum experience working in a similar position.

  • Proven track record in a relevant position

  • Competent technical and systems skills

  • Advanced excel skills - preferable


Personal Specification:



  • Ability to work on own initiative, self-managing and motivating, able to acquire new skills quickly

  • Ability to analyse information and identify solutions

  • Proven awareness of and ability to meet deadlines and targets

  • Proven ability to organise and prioritise workload to achieve maximum productivity

  • Adaptable and flexible whilst working in a busy multi skilled office environment

  • Proven communicator with strong interpersonal skills at all levels

  • Excellent attention to detail and presentation


If you hold the relevant skills and experience for this post, then please send your application today! This is a brilliant interim opportunity!


You will be required to register with Office Angels via video in order to be considered for this recruit, with the view to the successful candidate starting ASAP with our client thereafter, a notice period will be considered.


Due to the high volume of applicants, we are unable to provide individual feedback. If you are not contacted directly, please assume you have been unsuccessful.

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