Are you someone who enjoys crunching numbers and has a keen eye for detail? Why don’t you put your skill to work as a Finance Administrator in support of our Army customers? Join a great team at Aspire Defence Services…
As a Finance Administrator, your primary responsibility will be to ensure the efficient processing of supplier invoices for Aspire Defence Services Limited (ADSL) and Aspire Defence Services (ADS). This involves reviewing and accurately keying in supplier invoices into our ERP system, IFS, on a daily basis. You'll also play a crucial role in addressing and resolving supplier queries promptly and competently. In addition, you will ensure that all invoice queries in IFS are resolved accurately and in a timely manner.
Effective communication is key in this role. You will liaise with central and garrison finance teams, both internal and external customers, and external suppliers to facilitate smooth transaction processing. To maintain compliance with ADSL finance policies, processes, and procedures, you will be diligent in your work. Additionally, you will assist the Transaction Processing Manager with any adhoc duties as required.
In this role, excellent systems and IT skills are crucial for efficient transaction processing. Effective communication is essential for dealing with various stakeholders. Your keen eye for detail will ensure accuracy in your work, and your excellent organisational skills will help you manage tasks effectively.
Essential qualifications and experience include a prior track record in an Accounts Payable/Transaction Processing role and a strong working knowledge of VAT. You should also have experience working in a busy office environment and be familiar with accounting processes. Strong numerate and analytical skills, effective interpersonal skills, and sound communication and organisational skills are crucial. You should be adept at handling demanding internal and external customers, work independently by taking initiative, and excel at prioritising your workload.
Desirable qualifications and skills include a working knowledge of HMRC's Construction Industry Scheme (CIS), the ability to work both independently and as part of a small team, self-discipline, initiative, and effective workload prioritization. Strong communication skills, both written and spoken, along with a thorough, methodical approach and meticulous attention to detail, are highly valued. Flexibility, adaptability, and a proactive "can-do" attitude round out the desired qualifications and skills for this role.
But first, meet the team…
With a 35-year contract, making soldiers’ lives better is at the heart of everything we do at Aspire Defence Services.
Seriously, picture a heart (the real one) and imagine how hard it works to keep the body running, making sure every part gets exactly what it needs to thrive. That’s our mission; to deliver a modern, fully serviced, flexible working environment for soldiers.
And just as the heart needs certain parts to keep the body alive, we need the dedication and commitment of our people to support our customers. We deliver a broad range of services for one-third of the British Army living and working on our patch, and we're proud of the work we do.
We’re all about nurturing great teams, and our award-winning safety and wellbeing initiatives are built on keeping an eye out for one another and having a good work-life balance.
In addition to being part of our team, you’ll also get…
- 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, as well as the option to buy and sell holiday
- Contributory Company Pension Plan matched up to 6%, plus individual life assurance
- A shopping discounts scheme
- Employee assistance and health and wellbeing check ins
- Reward and recognition to celebrate outstanding achievement
- Free on-site parking
Ready to join the team?
To qualify for this role, you must have a good GCSE education level and possess an intermediate understanding of Microsoft Excel. Additionally, it's desirable to have a working knowledge of IFS and be either studying for or partially qualified with the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT).
If this role isn’t quite what you’re looking for, please apply here: https://jobs.theoutsourcedrecruitmentco.uk/jobs/2770906-speculative-applications and we will let you know if we have something suitable in the future.
Please note: Our garrisons are tobacco free working environments. As part of this role, you will be required to obtain security clearance prior to starting with us.
ADSL has a legal responsibility to ensure that all its employees have the right to live and work in the UK. If you are invited to an interview, you will be asked to bring with you original copies of documentation that provides evidence of your right to live and work in the UK. Applicants needing skilled worker sponsorship may not be suitable for this post due to the immediacy of the appointment. If you are made an offer of employment, this will be subject to ADSL verifying that you are eligible to work in the UK before you start work.
We are an equal opportunities employer and do not discriminate against protected characteristics. We guarantee that candidates will be given the same consideration and will pass through our established procedures. Please note, this vacancy may close early if we receive a high volume of applications