Senior Finance Administrator

11 Jul 2021
08 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Finance Administrator

12 month FTC


Bedford/Working from home

Our Bedford based client is looking for a Senior Finance Administrator to support their busy Pensions Department on a 12 month fixed term contract basis. You will be set up to work from home but must also be willing to work from the office as and when required. The purpose of this role is to deal with all aspects of payroll accounting as well as to process and monitor contributions for regulatory purposes.

Key responsibilities of the Senior Finance Administrator will include but are not limited to:

Processing daily and periodic payments when required.
Dealing with related queries and journal in a timely manner.
Checking sufficient funds to make payments and escalate when necessary.
DC Benefits Cashbook.
Ensuring that all outstanding disinvestments are actioned or explained.
Dealing with related queries and escalate to Pensions Department when required.
Bank Reconciliations.
Ensuring that contributions are paid as they fall due and report/escalate when due date is about to be breached.
Making sure that detailed analyses are maintained and reconciled to accounting records.
Ensuring all aspects of Payroll Accounting, Processing and Control are undertaken efficiently; Including statutory payments, payroll control account, returned BACS and journal postings.

The Senior Finance Administrator needs to have:

Knowledge and experience of Financial Processes and related Accounting
Ability to hit the ground running
Excellent attention to detail
IT skills including Excel
Ability to pick up systems and processes quickly
Good level of numeracy
AAT Part 1 would be desirable but not essential

If you feel you have what it takes to be the Senior Finance Administrator, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you!

Role advertised: 11 July 2021


Ascendant Recruitment is one of Milton Keynes and Northampton's leading recruitment companies, with PA/Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, Finance and Temporary divisions. Ascendant Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on our current vacancies please visit and like/follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

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