Finance Assistant


Job Details



Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time



Closing Date

13/09/2019 16:00

Role Overview

We are recruiting for an experienced Finance Assistant to join our new Morrisons contract. This is an excellent opportunity to join a fast paced and exciting new contract. The role will predominately be based at our Wakefield site.

Key Responsibilities

  • Production of site sales ledger
  • Resolution of site sales ledger queries
  • Monitor and resolve outstanding sales ledger debt
  • Collation of data for production of site Key Performance Indicators
  • Collation of data for production of weekly site P&L’s
  • Maintain accurately - financial non-financial data
  • Raise purchase orders for suppliers
  • Post journals into the financial system
  • Provide accurate data to strict weekly and monthly deadlines
  • Stats information collation from operational areas
  • Generating system reports for use in financial analysis
  • Assist in the process of payroll checking, authorising, re checking
  • Provide support to other members of the finance team
  • Ad hoc work as required

The Person:

  • Enthusiastic, reliable and highly organised
  • Ability to deliver a high performance within a small finance team
  • Excellent communication skills and confidence in dealing with problems and challenges
  • Ability to work as part of a team with a positive attitude
  • Flexible and motivated to be able to work under pressure and the ability to meet time critical targets
  • Experienced in Microsoft Office, with high emphasis on Excel
  • Ability to work on own initiative and work within tight deadlines
  • Maths and English GCSE (or equivalent) grade C or above
  • Studying towards an Accounting qualification an advantage

Hours of work mainly Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, although a degree of flexibility is required.

About us:

Wincanton is a leading third party logistics (3PL) and supply chain solutions provider in the UK and Ireland. As the largest British logistics company we work in industry sectors as diverse as milk, defence, energy, retail, consumer goods and construction, supporting every stage of development and adding value through our supply chain expertise and innovative approach to logistics challenges. With over 17,000 colleagues across more than 200 sites and a 3,400 strong fleet of vehicles, we put our customers at the heart of everything we do and our mission is “to make our customers business’s better, every day.”

Our people are at the core of our business and what makes Wincanton great. That’s why we provide significant opportunities for career progress, as well as training enrichment and multi-skilling, in a dynamic working environment.

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