Commercial Assistant - High Speed 2

Our client requires a freelance Commercial Assistant to join their team for at least 6 months based out of Birmingham. This main contractor joint venture is responsible for delivering a section of one of the largest infrastructure projects in Europe.


  • Maintain good working relations with suppliers and colleagues and conduct themselves in a highly professional manner when communicating with suppliers and partners at all times.
  • Capture, analyze and process costs effectively thus producing information and data, quickly, accurately and on time ensuring targets are met
  • Complete invoice scanning
  • Manage invoice batching
  • Create, maintain, file and archive finance records
  • Assist in supplier accounts maintenance and invoice queries
  • Assist in payment run process
  • Investigate and answer routine queries arising from customers, colleagues and suppliers
  • Manage the upkeep of finance registers and schedules
  • Manage statement reconciliations
  • Develop and maintain a good knowledge of the projects processes and procedures and ensure that these procedures are upheld and adhered to.
  • Plan, organise and manage own workload to ensure the reporting process is achieved in a timely and accurate manner
  • Input accounting data into the accounting system with speed and accuracy
  • Ensure financial targets and deadlines are met
  • Help, assist and support colleagues to the benefit of the wider finance team
  • Any other duties that will ensure the smooth running of the accounts function

Qualifications and training

  • Educated to GCSE level with grade C or above in Maths and English as a minimum
  • Experience of control account reconciliations
  • Experience of procurement process, purchase ledger and cost ledger processes
  • Experience of producing excel reports
  • IT literate


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