Commercial & Business Support
Commercial & Business Support
Job Type
£10.83 per hour

Paterson Recruitment are recruiting Finance and Contracts Assistant to work for our client in Cheltenham.




  • Responsible for recoding of incoming supplier invoice to ensure they are allocated to the correct contract and account codes.
  • Responsible for collating, analysing and posting monthly credit card statements and ensuring that the submissions from employees are complete, compliant for VAT purposes and timely.
  • Responsible for Office of National Statistics submissions with support from colleagues and other departments as appropriate.
  • Responsible for setting up Budget Setting, Budget Monitoring and Contract meetings.
  • Responsible for minute taking in contract meetings.
  • Proactively working with suppliers to ensure that stock levels are maintained for stock including PPE.
  • Responsible for ensuring supplier portals are maintained, including, as example, checking that correct pricing structures have been applied by suppliers and that access levels are up-to-date.
  • Responsible for producing and distributing supplier reports in a timely manner.
  • Work with the rest of the Finance and Contracts team to assist with ad-hoc admin tasks.




All employees of Our Client are also expected to:

  • Work to add value to, and be a valued member of, the team and to be valued by customers.
  • Comply with the organisation’s health and safety policies and safe systems of working.
  • Work in compliance with the codes of conduct, regulations (including financial) and policies of the organisation.
  • Exercise proper and absolute integrity in respect of all confidential matters and the confidentiality of personal and sensitive information in line with current data protection legislation.


Knowledge and experience

  • Proven experience in a financial environment / similar or related role
  • Experience of using a finance system and Excel.



Skills and abilities

  • Ability to record and deal with data accurately and effectively
  • Good interpersonal skills; works together with employees, colleagues and other stakeholders to resolve problems, obtain information and make things happen!
  • Is customer focussed, responsive, and co-operative with partners
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Ability to use initiative and work with minimum supervision; proactive and self-motivated
  • Happy to do ad-hoc, administrative and process improvement tasks.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in accordance with Data Protection


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