Finance Administrator x2

Salary: £20,000

Hours: Full Time, 37.5 Hours per week

Duration: Permanent

Location: Bristol (Temple Meads)

About the role

The Finance Team has a responsibility for delivering all accountancy activities and ensuring that the organisation is compliant with regulatory bodies. We manage customer and supplier payments and provide oversight of the annual accounts. Corporate finance responsibilities include managing policies around debt, taxation, equity, capital and acquisitions.

Our small team of Finance Administrators are key to ensuring all customer and supplier accounts are up to date, ensuring all money received into the business or paid to suppliers is accurately and efficiently allocated and recorded.

If you’re at the start of your finance or operations career and looking for a hands-on role to gain essential experience, then please get in touch.

Key accountabilities

The role has two main sets of responsibilities which will be shared between the roles. The key

responsibilities relating to customer accounts include: 

  • Processing daily bank statements and loading into our operating system to ensure accounts are up to date

  • Processing daily payment files to the operating system

  • Processing and submitting daily customer files

  • Actioning finance team post, scanning, saving and distributing as necessary

  • Banking cash payments received and managing the petty cash

  • Processing customer refunds via cheque

The key responsibilities relating to supplier accounts include:

  • Scanning and filing supplier invoices

  • Entering invoice information onto the accounting system and assigning cost codes

  • Obtaining authorisation for all invoices in accordance with authority levels

  • Producing payment files for authorisation

  • Managing and prioritising finance emails

  • Responding to supplier queries

  • Monitoring certain industry costs and prioritising payments

  • Processing colleagues’ monthly expenses

  • Submitting daily files to the bank

  • Accounts receivable duties

About you

You must have:

  • Exceptional organisational skills and be dedicated to ensuring deadlines are met

  • Strong numerical skills with accuracy and attention to detail

  • The ability to identify issues with payment records and seek effective solutions

  • Self-motivation to learn and develop new skills

  • A proactive mind to seek more accurate and efficient ways of working

  • The ability to work effectively with other team members

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

You will ideally have:

  • Experience working in a similar role

  • Experience of using Microsoft Excel

  • An understanding of bank reconciliations

Application details

Please submit your CV with a short covering letter to with the job title in the subject field.