Assistant Finance Officer - Accounts Payable

From GBP 17150.0 to 18200.0 per year
05 Jan 2018
20 Jan 2018
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

Assistant Finance Officer - Accounts Payable


£17,150 per annum (rising to £18,201 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)

35 hours per week


Why work for us?

One of the UK’s leading providers of housing, care and commercial services, Sanctuary Group employs more than 12,000 people and manages over 100,000 units of accommodation throughout England and Scotland, including general rented, retirement living, supported housing, student and key worker accommodation and care homes. Sanctuary also provides a range of other services including maintenance, care and telecare, all of which are delivered by our dedicated employees who are completely committed to customer service.

Joining a team of 14 within the invoice management team the Assistant Finance Officer will be highly motivated and have excellent attention to detail. The Invoice Management team sits within the wider Accounts Payable department and has over 30 team members.  You will validate and process incoming invoices as per payment terms and take ownership of your workload.

The role of Finance Officer will include:

  • Validation and processing invoices as per payment terms
  • Assisting in the production of statistical information
  • Processing and problem solving urgent queries
  • Assisting in maintaining accurate and timely records
  • Other general financial administrative work

Skills and experiences:

  • Previous experience working in a similar role within Accounts Payable is desirable
  • GSCE Maths and English Grade C and above
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills are essential
  • Ability to process large volumes of data
  • Previous experience of consistently working to deadlines
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word and OneNote
  • Flexibility and adaptability are also required to be successful within this position

Ready to join us?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary a great place to work, we offer you access to a range of great employee benefits and the opportunity to develop and progress within your career. Benefits include:

  • A pension scheme, with matching employer contributions from Sanctuary up to set limits
  • 25 days leave (rising to a maximum of 30 days) plus public holidays
  • Life assurance
  • Health & well-being plans
  • Discounted products & services
  • Personal advice and counseling
  • Family-friendly arrangements
  • Tax efficient benefits
  • Learning and development opportunities

Closing Date: 19 January 2018


We reserve the right depending on application numbers to close or extend the closing dates for positions; we would therefore recommend an early application.

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