Finance Administrator - 6 Month FTC

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£27,000 to £29,000 per annum

Finance Administrator, Stevenage, 6 Month FTC, £27,000 - £29,000 

Our client, based in Stevenage, are looking for a methodical finance administrator with excellent attention to detail and confident Excel skills to join their team for a six month contract providing maternity cover, with the potential opportunity to extend.  The successful candidate will be joining a well established organisation with an excellent reputation who pride themselves on providing an excellent level of service to their customers. 

Job Description

This is a standalone role reporting to management level however working as part of a wider team of 14.  Due to the nature of the role you will need to be a self-starter who is comfortable working independently with minimal supervision. 

Duties will include;

·         Calculating and communicating annual budgets using Excel – macros, pivot table, vlookups and formulas

·         Checking all outgoing payments have followed the correct authorisation process and passing to the finance team for payment

·         Monitoring, tracking and reconciling company spends against allocated annual budgets

·         Monitoring and reconciling bank statements and investigating any discrepancies

·         Collating information to support Accountant

·         Responding to queries from internal stakeholders and customers

·         Secretarial support to internal stakeholders for annual meetings (3 x per year) – booking  venues and travel arrangements, preparing presentations and reports and                taking minutes

·         Line management of one other member of staff 

Required Skills

·         Previous experience working in a process driven administrative support role

·         Methodical with excellent attention to detail

·         Advanced user pf Excel

·         Ability to work with vast range of colleagues in a professional manner

·         Ability to be proactive and problem solve

·         Being able to easily build a rapport with clients and colleagues 


·         Salary between £27,000 - £29,000

·         25 days holiday + bank holidays

·         Working hours 9 - 5 Mon-Fri (35 hours) – flexible

·         Subsidised lunch

·         Free onsite parking

·         Pension Scheme 

Thank you for your application.

Please note Lawrence Dean Recruitment is acting as an employment agency & business

Contact Details:
Tel: 01438 310131
Contact: Clare Peacock

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