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Finance Assistant

  • Location:

    Whitley Bay

  • Sector:

    Housing & Local Authority

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £12.50 per hour

  • Contact:

    Katie Ore

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  • Published:

    30 days ago

  • Duration:

    7 minth

  • Expiry date:


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North Tyneside Council.

Akton recruitment has an exciting opportunity for a Finance Assistant to join the team at the North Tyneside Council.

To Provide accounting support to the finance section relating to transactions in the revenue, capital and the balance sheet accounts. To carry out these accounting transactions in accordance with accounting standards and legislation and appropriate council policies and procedures.

To produce statements and reports from the general ledger system to support the day-to-day operation of accounting and financial services within the Directorate or Service Area.

Purpose Of role:

Main Duties:

The following list is typical of the duties that the post holder will be expected to perform. It is not necessarily exhaustive and other duties of a similar nature and level may be required from time to time.

 Assist officers with budget preparation.

 Assist with budget monitoring and maintenance.

 Assist budget holders and officers with all year end procedures.

 Be responsible for income accounting / receipting and collection where required

 Conduct monthly bank account reconciliations and take appropriate rectifying actions required.

 Provide Support in budget holder meetings.

 Handle a range of queries from budget holders and officers in a courteous manner.

 Prepare and process journal transfers.

 Process financial transactions, including car mileage, imprest accounts, debtors accounts and accounts payable.

 Assist the Finance Officer in providing financial and statistical information as required.

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