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Finance Assistant

  • Job reference: 928680
  • Location: West Lothian
  • Salary: GBP19000 - GBP23000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Accounts Assistant, Finance
  • Date posted: 14/11/2019

Orion Group are delighted to be working with one of our Partners based in the West Lothian area. We are looking for an experienced Finance Executive to join a busy and growing finance department which has the chance of progression for any willing candidate.

Core hours of work are 9am-5pm Monday to Friday however hours can be altered slightly if agreed with your direct line manager i.e. 8.30am- 4.30pm, this is to accommodate as many candidates as possible.

You will work as part of a busy accounts team and take part in the following:

  • Prioritise your workload to ensure all deadlines are met.
  • Give regular reports and information to the Shared Services Supervisor and Group Reporting Senior Finance Manager
  • Reporting and accounting as per regulatory and legal requirements.
  • Process purchase ledger invoices daily and check accuracy against delivery notes and purchase orders.
  • Review, investigate, adjust and correct the purchase ledger to ensure accuracy.
  • Review and process all expense claim forms for both cash and credit card expenses.
  • Review, investigate, adjust and correct the sales ledger to ensure accuracy at all times.
  • Email all customers, deal with all telephone calls correspondence with customers.
  • Reconciliations of operational systems to Sage for sales invoices.
  • Set up all new customer accounts and obtain accurate relevant information from sales team.
  • Prepare receipts email notification to Sales Team
  • Assist with the daily bank reconciliations.
  • Prepare analysis and data required for monthly management accounts.
  • Assist with and maintain documentation of all departmental processes and procedures.
  • Assist with ad hoc projects and produce analysis for the Board.
  • Seek ongoing professional development to enable multi-tasking and spread of skills.
  • To carry out any other reasonable duties requested by the Company
  • Prepare weekly supplier statement runs.
  • Deal with all telephone calls and email correspondence with suppliers.
  • Set up all new supplier accounts and obtain accurate relevant information.
  • Process all sales invoices daily and check accuracy against sales database system
  • Ad Hoc Tasks when required

Experience and skills required:

  • Strong processing skills to ensure high level of accuracy
  • Experience of 2/3 years in a similar environment
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to work to deadlines and ability to work in a team
  • Ability to liaise with suppliers and provide comprehensive analysis
  • Good numerical and financial skills

For more information please contact:


DD: 0141 483 7356

Office Number: 0141 212 1021

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.