Finance Assistant

  • Job Reference: com/98628001/52374556/SU
  • Date Posted: 10 May 2022
  • Employer: Compass Group Plc
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  • Location: Chertsey
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: £28,000 per annum
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Part Time

Job Description

Foodbuy is a leading food procurement organisation based in the UK.  With over £1bn of managed spend, we bring together the widest range of foodservice and hospitality clients to buy food and non-food. We work closely with our clients to deliver expert procurement services saving them time and money, enabling them to focus on what really matters to their businesses.

We are looking for a commercially driven finance assistant to provide financial support to the Foodbuy sector of Compass Group. You will actively participate in all aspects of accounts procedures for a key Foodbuy contract. You also support the contract manager and the operations team to improve the financial performance of the contract.

What we'll give:
  • £Competitive salary per annum depending on experience
  • Compass exclusive offers on PerksAtWork
  • Access to a wide range of programs to train and develop you
  • Pension contribution
More about the role:
  • Maintaining a PO tracking on site
  • Liaising closely with the central purchase ledger team
  • Preparation of detailed monthly files
  • Generation of sales invoices and credit notes
  • Reconciling information
  • Support in the resolution of supplier queries
  • Debt management with one client
  • Closing monthly accounts ensuring sales and costs are accurately and appropriately recognised
  • Continually review and improve processes to ensure an efficient approach
  • Liaise with client to resolve any queries
  • Preparation of regular business reports
Who you are:
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate oral and written information concisely and logically
  • Excellent inter personal skills with proven ability to influence internal and external parties
  • Advanced Excel Skills (lookups, pivot tables)
  • Able to use initiative and innovative thinker
Who we are:

As part of Compass, you have the opportunity to work behind the scenes at sports and leisure events, oilrigs and military bases, and in the heart of schools, hospitals, care homes, client offices and boardrooms - some 6,000+ locations across the UK and Ireland.

We do it all and so could you. Apply now and join the family!

We are an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive environment for all employees.

Please note that we reserve the right to remove this advert prior to the advertised date, dependent on the level of response received.  You are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience.