Finance Assistant

July 14, 2024

Job Description

Position: Temporary Finance Assistant
Location: West Edinburgh – Free parking, on well served bus route.
Duration: 6-8 weeks

Temporary requirement for my client based in West Edinburgh. Free parking on site & a well-served bus route.

They are seeking someone with a finance & administration background, who can hit the ground running with minimal supervision.

  • Sales Ledger Management:
    • Track and raise invoices efficiently.
    • Reconcile sales ledger accounts accurately.
    • Confidently handle communications with external customers.
  • Cashbook Management:
    • Post receipts promptly.
    • Perform thorough bank reconciliations.
  • Administrative Support:
    • Assist with various ad hoc administrative tasks within the finance department as needed.


  • Self-Starter: Must be proactive and able to work under minimal supervision.
  • Sales Ledger Experience: Proven experience in managing sales ledgers, including invoice tracking, raising, and account reconciliation.
  • Cashbook Experience: Competence in posting receipts and conducting bank reconciliations.
  • Excel Proficiency: Strong ability to use Excel for financial tasks.
  • Independent Worker: Ability to work independently with confidence and reliability.

Desirable Skills:

  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to manage time efficiently and meet deadlines.