Finance Administrator x3 – Finance

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Finance Administrator x3 – Finance
Contract / Temporary

Sussex BL TCL 360539

Posted: 23rd January 2024 16:27
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  • Pay Rate:

    £12.71 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, 08:00 - 16:00

  • This opening assignment is for 6-7 months

  • LEWES,

    BN7 2DZ

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Temporary Finance Administrator x3 – Finance

Reference no:  Sussex BL TCL 360539

Pay Rate: £12.71 per hour PAYE 

Hours per week: 37 Monday – Friday, 08:00 - 16:00

This opening assignment is for 6-7 months


Office based role  - be able to work FT from the office

NPPV Level 2 vetting

NB: Police Vacancy - only for candidates with a minimum of 5 years continuous UK address history. Please note that this vacancy is subject to a strict security vetting procedure.

The purpose of this role is to provide administrative support for the transactional purposes within the Finance Operations function. The Finance Administrator provides effective support in respect of the full Purchase to Pay, Credit Control and Cash & Income functions as required. This will also provide real time management information for the Business Finance Teams. Candidates must have some accounts experience preferably within Accounts Payable.

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide Finance Operations transactional administration service undertaking a range of administrative processes on the appropriate system and other programs. Fully participate in a range of transactional Finance Operations services including filing, maintenance of records, data entry, scanning, etc.
  • Undertake reconciliations as instructed for the appropriate function within Finance Operations to an auditable level.
  • In the first instance resolve queries and where this is not possible, identify where issues and queries should be escalated to the Assistant or Team Leader or other areas of Finance Operations for support and guidance.
  • Contribute to the development, implementation and maintenance of relevant processes, procedures and work instructions in-line with best practice and organisational priorities. Contribute to the development of best practice in the use of our systems.
  • Assist in the training of new staff and supporting development.
  • Provide customer focussed first line support in response to Finance enquiries within a specified desk in accordance with service level agreements.
  • Undertake data cleansing and maintenance of records ensuring that all information is up to date and readily accessible, as well as undertaking housekeeping duties on the electronic finance system.
  • Support in the analysis of specific areas of expenditure as directed by Financial Services Supervisor, researching any anomalies identified and providing recommendations with regards to Remedial actions.


Undertake other duties appropriate to the grade and character of work as may be reasonably required, including specific duties of a similar or lesser graded post

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If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:


  • Level 2 (GCSE equivalent) English, Maths.
  • ICT desirable.


Experience & Knowledge:

  • Must have some accounts experience, preferably within Accounts Payable.
  • MUST have accounts payable experience
  • Experience of identifying and implementing process improvements and demonstrable problem solving skills, with the ability to undertake a level of horizon scanning.
  • A good knowledge of IT packages including excel, word, PowerPoint, outlook and the ability to adapt to new systems
  • A good understanding of the end to end processes within accounts payable, accounts receivable, purchasing and exchequer.
  • Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role, or context and ideally within a public sector organisation


Skills & Abilities:

  • Effective organisational and prioritisation skills to manage the diverse workloads within SBS, coupled with the ability to prioritise conflicting demands and respond accordingly, along with the capability to be flexible and work to timescales and service level agreements.
  • Effective communicator able to deal with challenging issues presented by vendors, customers and stakeholders, along with the ability to build strong relationships and influence change.
  • Ability to act as an ambassador for SBS Finance within the wider Force organisation.
  • Effective at collaborating with people from different functional groups to influence change and improve outcomes.
  • Strong IT skills including Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite).
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Ability to occasionally travel to and work from both Force HQs and attend meetings and events in Surrey, Sussex and regionally if necessary.


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Finance Administrator x3 – Finance
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