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Finance Officer


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£125 - £133 per day


21st June 2024

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Are you a detail-oriented finance professional looking for your next contract opportunity?

ASA are currently recruiting for a Finance officer to work alongside their client in the public sector for a period of 6 months based in Edinburgh.

Key Responsibilities:
· Assist with daily finance processes including prisoner fund reconciliations, canteen and pin phone reconciliations, and month-end financial activities.
· Provide support and advice to Cashiers and Finance Managers, including on-site support.
· Analyse establishment monthly returns, identify areas of non-compliance, and highlight potential risks.
· Authorise establishment bank line payments, prisoner funds returns, and cashbook payments.
· Manage company cashbook month and year-end processes.
· Assist with month and year-end reconciliations, ensuring compliance with Financial Policy and Guidelines.
· Facilitate detailed audit scrutiny and assist auditors with their inquiries.
· Provide training to cashiers and relief cashiers as needed.

Essential Skills and Qualifications:
· Hold a financial qualification at HNC level or above or be willing to work towards such as AAT or CAT.
· Extensive experience in reconciliation with a proven ability to resolve issues promptly.
· Previous experience in a finance environment using finance systems.
· Knowledge and experience of cashbook management.

If this sounds like an opportunity, you would be interested in then please submit your CV and we will be in touch with further details!

ASA Recruitment is one of Scotland’s largest independent multi-sector recruitment agencies. We specialise in providing effective tailored solutions for permanent, contract and temporary employment requirements for our Clients and Candidates. We are members of the REC and are ISO certified.


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