Interim Finance Assistant

  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Salary
  • Job type
    Temporary contract
  • Industry
  • External Reference
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Finance Assistant

We are currently recruiting for an Interim Finance Assistant to work within Higher Education based near South Kensington. Hours 9-5pm Monday - Friday full time on campus. Starting immediately for initially 3 months, with a possible extension. Pay £17.46ph.

Key Responsibilities

Assist the Tax team to document, and then perform, the following procedures:

  • Updating and maintaining the VAT rates on the Tax Engine database in respect of "C" codes and "G" codes

  • Procedures and supporting spreadsheets for the quarterly VAT return process

  • Procedures to be performed by the finance support of the statutory entities when submitting data for the quarterly VAT returns

  • Answering basic Taxation queries from Departments

  • Reviewing balances to ensure the correct tax treatment is in place and raising any issues with the Head of Tax

  • Operating the import VAT allocation process when it is ready

  • Data entry into the finance system

  • Other administrative and clerical duties as and when required


  • Experience of Microsoft packages, including Excel

  • Experience of data input/ running reports

  • Experience with the Oracle accounting system

  • Practical accounting experience

Why work with Adecco:

  • 20 days annual leave 9 days bank holiday

  • Perks at work - discount vouchers and points to spend

  • Support program with 24/7 helpline

  • Eye care vouchers

  • Competitive pension scheme

If this is the role for you, then apply today! Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Adecco is an equal opportunities provider.

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To speak to a recruitment expert please contact Zoe Cox