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Finance Assistant


Job Description:

Finance Assistant needed in Newbury £10.01 per hr PAYE - Reference:5196502

This role will involve-

  • Responsibility for managing and resolving any payment related queries.
  • Responsible for liaising with departments and/or customers to resolve payment queries i.e. locating payments allocated to the suspense account, on the bank statement etc
  • Responsible for monitoring and informing departments when expected payments are received
  • Responsible for Department of Work and Pensions payments allocation – verify account numbers and confirm that payments have been received;  validate to ensure correct allocation.
  • Responsible for allocating GIRO payments and informing Accountancy
  • Responsible for write-offs from the suspense account in accordance with financial regulations and departmental processes
  • Responsible for processing the bank statement daily
  • Responsible for working with Accountancy and/or relevant departments to obtain cost codes, cost centres and analysis references for correct allocation of payments receive
  • Responsible for processing direct debit recalls
  • Responsible for reconciling bank tape rejections daily to ensure correct payment allocation
  • Responsible for liaising with the bank to resolve any queries and / or discrepancies
  • Responsible for processing transfer sheets (payments incorrectly allocated)
  • Accountable for processing card refunds in accordance with the financial regulations and process

This is a full time role on a temporary contract basis.


If you are interested in the role please apply on our website with your CV, alternatively you can email your CV to [email protected] quoting the reference number.


Essential Employment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Essential Employment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


All our roles may be subject to pre-employment checks including references so please be prepared.


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  • Job Type

    Temporary, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Finance

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