Improving Lives


Finance/Administrative Assistant

Whiston, Rotherham



Job Title: Finance/Administrative Assistant

Job Type: Permanent, Full time

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Salary: £21,688 per annum, pension, and other benefits

We are recruiting for a Finance/Administrative Assistant based at Head Office in Rotherham to support the Finance team. This role will undertake a range of tasks and responsibilities and provide a comprehensive administrative service for the department.  

This will include assisting the Finance Manager with a wide range of transactional duties to support the accounts function, including month end reporting.  This role will also assist with the delivery of payroll services provided by the organisation to external clients.  Assisting with the processing and payment of the organisation’s educational grants and providing general administrative duties to cross functional teams.

You will be responsible for inputting data onto Sage 200 including purchase, sales and nominal ledger transactions, checking supplier invoices and reconciling supplier statements, follow up queries with suppliers and liaising with senior management to resolve queries, assisting with supplier payment runs, raising remittance advices and allocation of payments on Sage 200, performing monthly bank reconciliations on Sage 200.

The role will also cover the preparation and processing of weekly/monthly payroll onto Sage 50 payroll for external clients, ensuring returns to HMRC and pension providers are delivered in line with regulatory requirements.

You will be responsible for processing staff expenses as and when required, the filing of departmental paperwork, assist in the day to day running of the Finance Department and support members of the finance team with a wide range of administration duties.  You will also be required to cover general office duties such as staffing the main telephone switchboard, dealing with incoming and outgoing post, greeting visitors and the provision of back-up cover/holiday support to ensure effective running of the office.

Experience of working in an accounts environment is essential and you will have excellent IT skills including a good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.  You must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and have good attention to detail.  You must have strong organisational skills and be able to plan and prioritise your own work.  You will have the ability to deal with sensitive information with discretion and maintain confidentiality. Experience of Sage 200 and Sage 50 payroll is desirable.

For internal applicants, please complete an Expression of Interest Form available on PeopleHR.

For external applicants, please send a CV and supporting statement detailing why you are suitable for the role to