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Finance Officer

  • £25000 to £26500 Per: annum + Benefits: Great benefits
  • Swindon, South West,
  • Permanent
Meridian Business Support are working with our fantastic client within the Public Services sector, they are looking for a Finance Officer to join the team based near the Swindon Office.
About the role
You will undertake specific operational finance tasks to support the efficient and effective use of the budget, ensuring compliance with the group Financial Handbook and policies.  Support staff on process so that all financial transactions are compliant, accurate and timely. 
Key Accountabilities:  
  • To gain a detailed understanding of the Access finance software to deliver the following; processing of purchase requisitions, raising of Purchase Orders, receiving, and matching invoices, GRN process – considering relevant authorisation and financial limits, as per the Financial SoDA 
  • Managing the departmental mailbox to ensure all queries are dealt with quickly and sensitively. 
  • On a regular and timely basis undertake the following tasks: 
    • Checking coding, placing orders, invoicing, preparation of weekly BACS payment runs. 
    • Receiving and recording income 
    • Utilising the ParentPay system, to facilitate reporting to teachers, processing refunds, and answering queries.
    • Reconciliation of financial systems used ParentPay, petty cash, equals cards etc.
    • Managing any queries from staff or suppliers 
    • Scanning to the system of all relevant financial documentation, i.e., quotes, invoices 
  • To work with the cluster Finance Manager to create and upload payment files for the weekly payment runs, ensuring full sign off and compliance with the SoDA 
About you:
  • AAT Level 3
  • Experience in a Finance position
  • Excellent personal skills
  • Ability to work constructively as part of a wider team
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Good IT skills
  • Must be able to pass DBS checks
This is a full time role working Monday to Friday 37 hours a week, offering circa £24,000 - £26,500 plus great benefits including 31 days holiday + bank holidays.

Please contact Gemma Lawrence at Meridian on 07876 250477 to apply and find out more or email glawrence@meridianbs.co.uk
Gemma Lawrence Senior Recruitment Consultant 07876 250447

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