finance assistant in walsall

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walsall, west midlands
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Temporary Finance Assistant

The Role:

Temporary assignment, anticipated to last 4-6 weeks. Specifically to carry out detailed review of Purchase Ledger invoices and GRN accruals, for 18 month period, validating 'correct' accruals and writing back 'incorrect' accruals

Key Responsibilities:

As above

Key measures & targets:

Assignment completed when all accruals reviewed and correctly validated

Key relationships:

Group FC


Finance AP team

Cost Clerks

Person Specification:

The successful candidate is likely to meet all of the following criteria:


Current GRN transaction list (excel) over 200,000 lines of data.

Experienced Finance professional

Thorough understanding of Purchase to Pay process, including 3 way match (invoice/PO/GRN) and basis of calculating accruals against GRNs not invoiced.

Must be highly computer literate, advanced Excel user (Pivots, lookups, complex formulas, array formulas)

Must be able to analyse task and formulate plan to reach objective in timescales anticipated

Must be able to work with minimum supervision, providing concise and accurate summary of progress to Group FC

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.