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Finance Officer

Posted 30/01/2024

£26691 - £28357 per annum + Excellent AL allowance, Hybrid working



Public Sector

Job Description

MCS Group is proud to be partnering with the Northern Ireland Assembly in their search for a Finance Clerical Officer for up to 12 months.

The role:

This role forms part of a large finance team, and will be responsible for providing administrative support for the full range of activities carried out across the organisation. The Finance Officer will also have responsibility for a range of functions. Your main duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Check, query and accurately input invoice information onto a Purchase to Pay system, for reconciliation;
  • Respond promptly to email, telephone and face to face queries regarding invoice and payment queries; demonstrate excellent customer service skills, particularly when liaising with external suppliers;
  • Prepare and check information for a weekly Payrun, ensuring all information has been entered accurately, and valid sign-off is retained for each payment;
  • Prepare CHAPS banking payments for any ad-hoc payments required outside of the weekly Payrun, ensuring valid sign-off has been recorded;
  • Prepare daily and monthly bank reconciliations and ensure that the finance accounting system is kept up to date for any cash transactions;
  • Assist in the preparation of journals for review by management and input manual journals onto the finance accounting system, as required;
  • Review bank account balances and ensure any drawdown of funds is requested in line with cash requirements / cash forecasting.
  • Managing own work to ensure the delivery of objectives;
  • Providing accurate information in a professional and helpful manner by referring to organisational policies and procedures.
  • Complying with all Assembly Commission's policies and procedures including Equal Opportunities and Dignity at Work policies and procedures;
  • Carrying out other duties that the Assembly Commission reasonably requires of you.

The Person:

As the successful candidate, you will meet the following criteria:

  • One year's previous experience working in a busy Accounts Payable department.
  • One year's previous experience in a finance related role, including the purchase ledger and nominal ledger.
  • A sound basic understanding of Microsoft packages, particularly Microsoft excel.

The Rewards:

As the successful applicant, you will receive the following:

  • £26,691 per annum
  • Excellent annual leave allowance
  • Hybrid working arrangement
  • You will be joining a warm, friendly team environment

To speak in absolute confidence about this opportunity please send an up-to-date CV via the link provided or contact Meghan Hamilton (028 969 35508), specialist recruitment consultant at MCS Group

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