Finance Assistant, BlackburnDo you have experience of working in purchase ledge or finance teams and looking for a new interim position? Are you available to start ASAP?If so, then please get in touch today.We are currently recruiting for an education setting based in the Blackburn area who are looking for a finance assistant to cover a long term temporary contract starting ASAP on a full time basis. The position could become permanent for the right applicant.This position requires an excellent working knowledge of finance systems such as Sage and you will be expected to hit the ground running and deliver a high standard of work from the outset.The role- Place and process purchase orders and invoices in accordance with agreed financial procedures - Provide administrative support e.g. photocopying, filing, faxing, emailing, completion of routine forms. - Enter receipts, payments and journals on the finance system- Update manual and computerised records/management information systems/budgeting software- Maintain confidentiality and adhere to safeguarding procedures - Undertake reception duties, act as a point of contact for telephone contact and visitors to the office- Responsible for the selection, ordering and storage of suppliesThe skills- Experience of working with an accounting software such as Sage or similar- Experience of working within purchase ledger or finance assistant based roles- Experience of maintaining accurate computerised records and systems.- Self-motivation and drive to complete the tasks to the required timescales and quality- Commitment to demonstrating a responsibility for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. - Ability to develop and maintain good relationships with a wide range of people, from parents and pupils to colleagues and outside agencies.All candidates will be subject to Randstad Education's child protection and UK eligibility checks. A DBS on the update service would be an advantage, however we can support you in an application for one should you require.If you feel you have the finance experience required for this role then please send your CV now to email@example.com, due to the urgent nature of this role, we are looking to recruit immediately.