Temporary Finance Assistant

£11.50 - £12.50



£11.50 - £12.50 PER HOUR



Our client here at Elizabeth Michael is currently seeking an experienced temporary finance assistant to support the finance and business support team, providing a wide range of finance transactional services across the team ensuring efficient and timely processing of customer and supplier invoices and related queries.


  • Undertake processing supplier invoices and queries to provide efficient and timely payment to suppliers within due dates.
  • Undertake processing of all customer information, sales invoices and statements and debt recovery processes to ensure efficient collection of debts.
  • Respond to queries in person or over the phone from internal and external stakeholders to provide information and resolve queries.
  • Review financial reports such as aged debtors and creditors, supplier on hold reports, unallocated cash, to manage outstanding queries and proactively take action to resolve issues.
  • Assist with the continuous improvement and development of transactional processes, ensuring the policies, procedures and process notes are routinely reviewed and updated.
  • Operate flexibly to provide cover across the financial accounts team to maintain a consistent and high-quality finance service, providing cover for all team activities where required to facilitate effective and efficient service delivery.
  • Identify and record fixed assets purchased to ensure the accurate monitoring of all capital assets in the fixed asset register.
  • Reconcile and complete the statutory returns for regulatory bodies as required for payment and reporting.



  • Strong ICT skills with experience of using applications including Microsoft Word and Excel, email and the internet.
  • Experience of providing information to, and dealing with, internal and external stakeholders.
  • Proven ability to plan and priorities workload and respond to stakeholder queries in a busy office environment, and work to tight deadlines.
  • Minimum of 5 GCSEs, including Maths and English at grade C or equivalent.