Finance Assistant (Credit Control)

Buckinghamshire, Amersham
£11 - £14 per hour
01 Sep 2017
27 Sep 2017
Jordan Lewis
Contract type
Part time

My client is seeking a Finance Assistant to join their team for an immediate start date and on a temporary basis - based in Amersham. The contract is initially 3 months with a view to go permanent for the right candidate.

Client Details

My client is a council seeking a Finance Assistant to join their team on a temporary basis initially of 3 months - with a possibility of the role to go permanent. The client ensures vulnerable individuals are provided with social housing in the Amersham area.


Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Chase O/S debt via telephone, email and letter
  • Raise invoices, including the collection, recovery and maintenance of records
  • Processing the weekly payment runs
  • Reconcile the bank accounts to the accounting records
  • Correct income codes and VAT indicators
  • Reconciliation of the sales ledger to the general ledger
  • Production of the Aged Debt Analysis and debtors VAT report


The successful candidate will:

  • Have competency in use of MS office packages
  • Have use of a recognised computerised accounting package
  • Have some (or all) experience of the responsibilities listed above
  • Will be Excel intermediate or above


  • Previous experience in rent arrears

Job Offer

On offer for the successful candidate is:

  • A competitive starting salary
  • An immediate start
  • A possibility to go permanent

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