Finance Support

Elevate Direct
150.00 GBP Daily
15 Aug 2019
22 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Title: Finance Support

Reference: CBS9NM

Location: Harwell

Rate: GBP150 per day

Job Type: Contract,

Duration: 6 months

Contact details: Natalie Mohamed

The Role

Support the timely processing and settlement of supplier invoices and expense claims

Supports that accounting records are stored and maintained appropriately

Supports the month end accounting closure process

Supports the smooth running and continuous improvement of financial operations within the company

Support the client to disburse Engagement Funding in a manner consistent with the requirements of HM Treasury's Managing Public Money guidance


In line with the scope defined in Section 3, the ongoing deliverables will include:

Register, code, and seek authorisation for supplier invoices in accordance with the Approved Scheme of Delegated Authority

Process and review expense claims in accordance with company policy including the calculation of VAT due in line with current VAT regulations

Secure the approval of expense claims in accordance with the Approved Scheme of Delegated Authority

Monitor supplier invoices and expense claims awaiting authorisation, chasing as appropriate

Challenge non-conformity and non-compliance of supplier invoices and expense claims

Maintain a record of disputed supplier invoices and expense claims & monitor progress towards resolution

Schedule invoices and expense claims for payment

Issue electronic remittance advices

Undertake supplier statement reconciliations as necessary

Maintain the integrity of financial records in accordance with statute and the record retention schedule

Perform month end tasks in accordance with month end timetable as required by the Finance Operations Manager

Identify ways to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the department to ensure value for money

Skills and experience:

Educated to A level or minimum of 2 years relevant work experience

Accountancy qualification

Practical experience of working in a financial operations team including the processing of cash payment and receipts; purchase or sales ledger transactions; and employee expense claims.

Computer literate with knowledge of: finance systems, Microsoft Outlook, Word and intermediate Excel.

Working knowledge of VAT regulations and accounting standards beneficial.

Key skills include:

Strong numerical and analytical skills,

High level of accuracy and attention to detail,

Ability to manage time to meet external and internal deadlines, diplomatic, good communication skills, tact and confidentiality.

Excellent interpersonal skills are required as post holder will be expected to communicate with individuals at all levels, both internally and externally.

Specific requirements

The contractor will be required to work in the Harwell office for 5 days per week.

Travel across England and Wales may be required on certain occasions.

The client will require the contract to be security cleared and vetted to BPSS level.


This role has been deemed in-scope of IR35

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