Finance Administrator (London Market)

  • Job Reference: 105988
  • Date Posted: 10 January 2022
  • Recruiter: Easy Web Recruitment
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Full Time Flex
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

The Role:

We are currently recruiting for a Finance Administrator to join our new Central Services Finance team based in Retford on a FTC for 6 months. This role would suit a person who is very organised, confident, and passionate about accounting and looking to enter the world of finance. You will be a natural problem solver with a high level of attention to detail coupled with excellent communication skills both verbal and written. This role also requires you to have excellent telephony skills. As the business goes through an exciting growth period, there will be many opportunities to get involved in other exciting projects.

Responsibilities:
  • You will aim to maintain and reduce monthly aged debts for the group by collecting outstanding monies owed from clients and brokers, ensuring these are obtained within credit terms,
  • You will manage your own in-house diary system and individual workload effectively, checking statuses and taking necessary actions,
  • You will ensure statements and invoices are sent in a timely manner,
  • You will be liaising with clients and brokers by telephone and emails, following up these up in view of resolving debts on ledgers,
  • You will escalate any issues and queries in a timely manner to the Team Leader, making sure balances are paid,
  • You will be liaising with internal Account Executives to discuss clients and the clearance of debts, as well as prioritising the insurers for paid debt,
  • You will liaise with various departments such as the Treasury and Insurer Reconciliation Teams about brokers statuses and the payments and allocation duties,
Experience:
  • You will be confident and passionate about accounts and keen to learn/progress within this field of work,
  • Previous experience in a credit control role with experience talking to customers
  • You will have a positive ‘can do attitude’ and will be a natural problem solver, along with a high level of attention to detail,
  • You will have excellent communication both verbal and written, coupled with excellent telephony and customer skills,
  • You will be able to work to deadlines and under pressure, being able to work as a team as well as on your own initiative,
Further information

As well as a competitive salary we offer the following benefits -
  • Competitive holiday allowance with the annual option to buy additional days
  • Death in Service benefit of x4 salary
  • Company pension scheme
  • Very generous maternity and paternity leave packages
  • A flexible benefits package which allows you to add additional benefits to your overall package
  • Our benefits portal offers discounts on technology & electronics, cinemas, restaurants, days out, mortgage advice, travel and many more
  • Referral schemes
  • Discounted rates on PIB products
  • We offer a first-class employee benefits and welfare package to support our employees with financial management, cycle to work scheme, counselling support, health screening, will writing, menopause support, books, stopping smoking and much more
  • We also offer a wide range of discounts including a kids pass – giving you discount to over 4500 attractions and activities, discounts at hairdressers and beauticians, climate change projects with lots of other options to choose
  • An experienced Learning & Development department to offer study support to enhance your career with us with access to free online courses on top
  • Being a part of our PIB Community Trust, we support fundraising where you can apply for grants from PIB Group towards your chosen charity
We are proud of our success and growth and have been recognised for many industry awards across our business. If you wish to work for a company that truly puts people at the heart of their organisation, then we would love to hear from you. Our employee’s success isn’t measured on time spent in the office, so please talk to us about your flexible working needs. We have many sites across the UK and have colleagues who work from home some of the time and work in one of our offices for part of the week. We would love to hear from you if you want to hear more about opportunities in PIB.

We are an equal opportunities employer, committed to hiring a diverse and inclusive workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, gender, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

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