Finance Assistant

05 Aug 2022
09 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Full Time
About The Role

Do you have a background in Finance or Administration? If so, you ll fit right in.

Our busy Income and Expenditure team get involved in a lot of finance and business processes across the company and the Finance Assistant role is fundamental to our success. Yes, you will be processing payments to our suppliers and recording the monies coming into LiveWest, but that s not all. You will communicate and collaborate with customers, suppliers and people in our business plus, through supporting our finance processes, you will innovate and look for ways to improve all the time. You will also use new, improving finance systems and be essential in keeping those systems accurate and up to date.

We are looking for someone who wants to work in a great team, ready to support anyone and get stuck in. You ll have experience of computer systems such as Microsoft Excel and Outlook. You will also know how important it is to prioritise and make sure you get things right with attention to detail. Understanding how great customer service makes a difference to everyone involved is key for this role, just as key as being able to input, check and query data. Finance experience could be an advantage but it s not essential because strong administration skills are transferable for this Finance Assistant role.

This role is being offered on a full time, permanent basis and a flexible hybrid working style is an option.

For further information about this opportunity, please click here to view our candidate information pack.
About The Candidate
To be considered for the role of Finance Assistant, you will have:

Experience of working within a Finance Team. (D)
Competent MS Office user particularly MS Excel.
Strong administration skills.
Good data analysis and input skills.
Ability to determine priorities with a good attention to detail.

What we offer:

Defined Contribution pension scheme - employer contribution of 6% - 9%
Discretionary Bonus scheme
Death in Service benefit (3 x salary)
26 days annual leave plus bank holidays with service related increase to your entitlement up to 30 days plus an option to purchase extra annual leave
Family Friendly policies
Health Cash Plan including dental and optical cover (worth up to GBP1,100 per annum)
Lifestyle discounts portal and internal supplier discounts offering great savings
Employee Assistance Programme
Health and Wellbeing programme which includes enhanced sick pay, monthly campaigns, training and yearly flu jabs
Cycle to Work scheme
Car Benefit scheme
Learning and Development including coaching and professional qualification support
Volunteering days
We also offer an onsite caf??, a car share scheme and free parking.
About The Company
LiveWest provides over 38,000 homes to over 80,000 people throughout the South West from Gloucestershire to the Isles of Scilly. We have plans to build over 6,000 homes in the area over the next five years, developing new homes of all tenures including low-cost rent and sale, market rent and sale, and a range of supported housing and intermediate housing products, creating choice and flexibility.

As well as developing new homes, we continue to invest in existing properties and communities. Through the stability of good housing, we place better living for better lives at the centre of our mission both today and for generations to come. At LiveWest we believe in a home for everyone.

As an Inclusive Employer, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all colleagues. For further information about our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion policy, please click here.

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