Website Allen Associates
Looking to develop your skills within a world-renowned company based here in Oxford? We are looking for a dedicated Finance Assistant who will be a key member of the departmental Purchase to Pay (P2P) team working alongside a small team. As the Temporary Finance Assistant, you will provide a valuable link between the research scientists and suppliers. The successful candidate will have a professional and methodical approach to tackling high levels of workload to strict deadlines and be confident with working under minimal supervision Please only apply for this role if you are available immediately. Temporary Finance Assistant Responsibilities Monitoring requests for goods and services to ensure prompt processingCoding requisitions against appropriate research grants or departmental fundsLiaising with stakeholder at various levels to ensure a smooth and professional delivery of Purchase to Pay servicesEnsuring VAT exemption certificate are included in orders as appropriateProcessing invoices for payment on the systemProduction of receivable invoices as requested, maintaining appropriate recordsDealing with internal recharges as required including preparing journalsProactively suggest, develop and implement systems to increase efficiency within the finance office and bringing these to group discussions and meetingsAssist with the review of monthly VAT transactions, Intrastat returns and monthly reportsEnsuring regular liaison with members of the Finance Team to ensure the efficient running of all Finance Office operationsGeneral administration when required Temporary Finance Assistant Rewards Alongside a competitive hourly rate, the Temporary Finance Assistant will receive the following benefits: Holiday payValuable experience in a highly regarded organisation. The Company Our client is internationally renowned for research and education for the benefit of society. Joining their company, you will find a unique, democratic and international community, a great range of staff benefits and access to a vibrant array of cultural activities in the beautiful city of Oxford. Temporary Finance Assistant Requirements Essential: Educated to GCSE standard or equivalentExperience of Financial AdministrationExperience in computer-based accountancy systemsHighly numeric with accuracy and good attention to detailExcellent team working skillsAbility to work on routine matters with little supervisionGood verbal and written communication skillsExcellent IT skills. Desirable: Relevant experience within an educational environmentPrevious Oracle financials experience Location Our client is based in Headington, Oxford (OX3), and whilst there is no onsite parking, there are public transport links nearby to/from the city centre. Allen Associates is a leading recruitment company with offices in Oxfordshire and West London, recruiting for Marketing, Finance, Human Resources and PA/Administrative roles. Allen Associates operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on current vacancies please visit www.allen-associates.co.uk and like/follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+.