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Finance Administrator

  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: £20000 - £21000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 11 months ago

  • Sector: Finance, Transactional Finance
  • Contact: Leeds Accounts
  • Contact Email: leeds@sharpconsultancy.com
  • Expiry Date: 04 October 2023
  • Job Ref: LCO39383_1693842777
Working within a small team based in Central Leeds and reporting to the head of finance, you will work as part of a small finance team with the focus being to provide admin support to the finance team and other areas of the business if needed.

Finance duties of the duties are to include:
* Checking time and account ledgers.
* Liaising with experts to ensure accurate invoices are submitted for payment.
* Liaising with experts regarding the payment of their invoices.
* Liaising with Counsels clerks regarding payments.
* Preparation and submission of interim payments to the Legal Aid Agency.
* Preparation and submission of Legal Aid bills.
* Managing department data.
* Collating supporting documents.
* Inputting data on CCMS.
* Monitor and action key Finance mailboxes to accurately process purchase invoices and employee expenses in line with company authorisation matrix
* Complete supplier statement reconciliations as provided and take action based on those reconciliations eg query invoices, chase copy invoices
* Work with internal stakeholders to ensure all queried costs are resolved in a timely manner and to maintain system approval matrix / action access requests
* Provide weekly payment proposal
* Deal with supplier payment queries / remittance requests
* Take lead on ad hoc tasks relating to Purchase Ledger including but not limited to investigating debit balances, ensuring accurate allocations of payments etc

We would be keen to speak to individuals with the following skills:

* A high level of numeracy, accuracy and good organisational skills.
* The ability to work as a member of a team and solve problems with an approachable manner and good interpersonal skills.
* Excellent communication skills, written and oral together with excellent telephone manner.
* A high level of confidentiality, responsibility and trustworthiness.
* A flexible, adaptable approach with the ability to multitask.
* Ability to work quickly, accurately and autonomously under pressure to strict deadlines.
* Flexibility to work additional hours as demands of the department may require.

The successful individual will be proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel and be comfortable in covering a number of tasks in a role that required a degree of flexibility at times.

This is a great opportunity for someone with a can-do attitude, a flexible approach to work and who is highly organised with a with either a want to start a career in finance or hold existing knowledge wanting to develop over the long term to continue their career.


Sharp Consultancy is a finance and accountancy recruitment specialist assisting accounting and finance divisions of businesses in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire area. With over 30 years' experience we pride ourselves on sourcing excellent finance professionals across all divisions of an accounts function, from finance administrators through to senior Finance Director appointments. Please visit our website www.sharpconsultancy.com for more information on accountancy jobs or accountancy recruitment; finance jobs or finance recruitment.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction. To apply please send your CV to the e-mail address stated, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within seven days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.