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Finance Assistant

Morpeth, Northumberland
Job Type
7 Sep 2022

Job Title: Finance Assistant

Location: Wellway, Northumberland

Salary: £21,600 per year.

Job type: Maternity Cover - 12 month fixed term.

Would you like to work at the heart of NHS Primary Care as part of a committed, dedicated team? We are looking for enthusiastic, highly motivated people to join us in delivering a high standard of customer service to our patients.

Valens Medical Partnership is the largest family doctor-led GP Practice in the Northeast, looking after the healthcare needs of around 52,000 patients across Northumberland.

Our surgeries are in Ashington, Cramlington, Lynemouth, Morpeth, Newbiggin, Pegswood, Seaton Deleval and Seaton Sluice.

The Role:

To support the Finance Team in all aspects of account tasks, and to provide full cover in their absence.

Your duties will include:

  • Sales Ledger - Prepare invoices, chase payments, process bacs/cash/cheques, reconcile against remittances in accounts software.
  • Purchase Ledger - Prepare orders, match deliveries, analyse code and process invoices, reconcile statements in accounts software.
  • Bank - Process payment runs check invoices against report for authorisations and correct bank details, analyse code and post all transactions onto accounts software, reconcile month end statements.
  • Petty cash/Prepaid Cards - Process claims, balance to cash in hand, analyse and code, reconcile month end statement.
  • Credit Card - Analyse code and process receipts, reconciling statement to accounts software.
  • Overtime and Expense Claims - Run reports, analyse claims, liaise with managers for authorisations, process on payroll software.
  • Payroll - Assist in the inputting of and processing of payroll calculations of SSP, Maternity, Leavers and Joiner salaries. Running RTI submissions and Pensions. Inputting and analysing salary before release of funds. Creating and inputting payroll journal to accounts software. Ensure payments are released regarding PAYE for HMRC and pensions to NHS and Nest.
  • Claims - Monitoring, Inputting and reconciliation of all claims. Liaising with other internal departments to assist with submission and reconciliation.
  • Stock - Making regular stock purchases across the sites and monitoring financial spend. Identifying areas for improvement.
  • Ad hoc Tasks - Identifiable admin duties within team's capabilities and work capacity.

Knowledge, Qualifications, Skills, & Expertise Required:

  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft office packages, particularly Excel.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Sage and Xero Software/accounts packages.
  • Ability to manage varied workload and cope well under pressure.
  • Adaptable and flexible - to cope well with constant change due to rapidly expanding business.
  • AAT Level 2 (or working towards) or 2 years finance admin experience - this demonstrates a full understanding of the technical knowledge required to fulfil the tasks listed.

Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV for this role.

Candidates with experience of; Assistant Group Accountant, Accountants Administrator, Accounts Clerk, Accounts Assistant, Part Qualified Accountant, AAT Qualified Accountant, Junior Management Accountant will also be considered for this role.

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  • Job Reference: 706409826-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Valens Medical Partnership
    Valens Medical Partnership
  • Location: Morpeth, Northumberland
  • Salary: £21,600
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent