Temporary Finance Assistant

Sawston, Cambridgeshire
£12 - £16 per hour
27 Sep 2018
27 Oct 2018
Joe West
Contract type
Part time

This Sawston based Temporary Finance Assistant position is looking for someone to come into cover a busy period with the potential of developing into a permanent role but also the option of completing a short term temporary assignment in the Science and Research industry

Client Details

Market leading Science and Research business at the forefront of pharmaceutical development in Sawston, Cambridgeshire. A company with a great reputation for developing staff and giving autonomy to individuals to get the job done well.


Temporary Finance Assistant duties Responsibilities

  • Post payments from customers to the correct customer account and bank account and allocate these to the corresponding sales transactions on a daily basis
  • Daily Bank Account reconciliations
  • Monitor the status of individual customer accounts to ensure that debts are maintained within assigned credit limits
  • Chase overdue debts and maintain both verbal and written communication with customers to ensure payments are received as soon as possible
  • Deal with customer queries promptly and politely and refer these to non-finance personnel for resolution when required
  • Assist in the processing of customer returns
  • Provide cover in Purchase Ledger when staff are on Annual Leave - posting bills, making payments to suppliers
  • Any other duties required by the Senior Finance team


Temporary Finance Assistant characteristics and experience Requirements

  • Experienced across transactional finance
  • Reconciliation experience
  • Have Good attention to detail
  • Have the Ability to work under pressure and deadlines
  • Be a proactive, positive self-starter, who is inquisitive and curious but at the same time methodical and systematic.
  • Pose strong numerical, reasoning and word meaning with good perceptual speed.
  • Have Basic Computer and Excel skills

Job Offer

Great opportunity to join a growing Sawston based business with the potential of future positions

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