GB Railfreight Ltd

  • Finance Assistant

    Job Locations UK-Suffolk-Felixstowe
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(4/2/2019 4:26 AM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    I am pleased to advertise this fantastic new role which has arisen in our Finance team based in Felixstowe. The Finance Assistant plays a critical role in assisting the current purchase ledger team with processing purchase invoices accurately and in a timely manner and therefore helping maintain good working relationships with all our suppliers. The successful applicant will also be responsible for providing intermodal administration support and processing staff expense claims, ensuring their accuracy and correct coding at all times.


    This role would suit a candidate looking to for their first step into the finance industry.


    The successful candidate will be responsible for reconcilling supplier statements and ensuring all invoices are accounted for. Accuracy and correct coding of the information contained in the charges and invoices is vital.


    Other responsibilities include:


    • Processing staff expense claims, ensuring their correct coding

    • Providing additional support to existing purchase ledger team with processing supplier invoices into Navision

    • Ad hoc administration support as required.


    Essential Skills

    • G.C.S.E in Maths and English at grade C or above, or equivalent
    • Previous experience in an administration role
    • High attention to detail
    • Good customer service and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
    • Strong IT skills (Word, Excel and Outlook)

    Desirable Skills

    • Previous experience working in a finance environment would be advantageous
    • Basic accounting knowledge
    • Experience using Navision

    Why Join GB Railfreight?


    You will receive a competitive salary and access to a generous suite of benefits including:


    Healthcare package – Private healthcare cover for a range of operations for you and a partner living at the same address as well as cover for a number of health care facilities for you and your dependents including consultations, scans, counselling, optical, dental, and therapy treatments.


    Cycle to work scheme – Salary sacrifice scheme for bicycle purchase twice a year.


    Pension Scheme – including death in service cover at 4 times salary.


    Denplan scheme – Salary sacrifice scheme for you and your partner.


    Online Benefits Portal – Offering hundreds or discounts a nationwide retailers


    Training Platform – Providing you with an online learning facility and the opportunity to develop your career at your convenience.


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