Finance Assistant - DERBY Head Office based

Company Name Mortgage Advice Bureau
Location Derby, United Kingdom
Date Posted May 5, 2017
Category Finance
Job Type Full-time
Salary £negotiable & competitve dependent on experience

We are recognised as a leading mortgage broker with over 900 advisers across the group.  The Finance Department deals with commission runs in excess of £1.5 million/ week.

Due to a recent reorganisation within the firm a vacancy has arisen for a full-time Finance Assistant reporting to the Finance Manager.

The ideal candidate will be highly flexible and able to work in a fast-paced environment. Handling general day to day accounts duties alongside purchase ledger and sales ledger duties, they will be an important part of a large finance team. The successful candidate should have previous experience working within a finance environment and have strong excel skills.


  • General Accounts processing
  • Purchase ledger & Sales ledger duties
  • Processing all company expenses, handling queries and preparing payments
  • Processing and reconciling commission payments including weekly imports of commission statements
  • Handling petty cash and ensuring the correct procedures are adhered to
  • Reconciling high volumes of card payment transactions against internal accounts
  • Data entry
  • Handling telephone queries in a professional manner
  • Assisting with ad hoc tasks and covering holidays as and when required

 Skills and Requirements

  • Proven working experience in a finance environment
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Numeracy
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Have excellent communication skills and the ability to build and maintain relationships with both internal and external customers
  • Ability to be resourceful and proactive in dealing with issues that may arise
  • Strong organisational skills and able to work under pressure
  • Ability to work individually and as part of a team
  • Have good attention to detail and be well organised
  • Ability to use their initiative and be flexible in their outlook




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