Overview

Finance support role with a local, rapidly expanding company.

Desired skills

- Numeracy
- Literacy
- Written & Verbal Communication
- Knowledge of excel would be beneficial but is not essential as training can be provided.

Personal qualities

Individual needs to be presentable, demonstrate good time keeping, be a team player and be able to communicate and command a level of respect (with appropriate training etc) at all levels in the organisation.

Desired qualifications

Competence in mathematics and English language (ideally GCSE grades A-C / 9-5 or equivalent).

Future prospects

This business is a profitable SME with big growth plans.
Experience gained, combined with qualifications, will give the candidate the chance to progress within this growing business (we would love to see all of our employees develop a long term, progressive career here) or will provide the foundations upon which a successful career can be developed outside this organisation.

Things to consider

As in any Finance department a lot of time is spent working on a computer and there are particular times when strict deadlines must be adhered to.

This can mean that some additional commitment / flexibility is required to assist in month end routines and during summer (peak) periods.

Important Other Information

All work is conducted on site, Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm.
Time for college (to attain qualifications etc) will be provided.

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