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Finance Assistant


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The Finance Assistant role requires maintaining and keeping up to date the Accounts Payable Ledgers in order to pay the suppliers and subcontractors within the agreed payment terms. The successful candidate will be responsible to ensure effective, efficient and accurate processing of financial transactions in line with the Finance Manual and Operating Framework.

What will you do:

  • Input invoices on to the purchase ledger using the two-way matching system.
  • Maintain the unmatched invoice register including chasing outstanding order numbers.
  • Liaise with all departments to ensure that all invoices are dealt with in line with audit requirements and within a reasonable time scale.
  • Ensure that invoices have the appropriate authorisation prior to paying them, which may include signatures, matching to order.
  • Manage purchase ledger queries from suppliers and colleagues in a professional and timely manner. Regular review of outstanding purchase orders and invoices.
  • Processing payment runs for purchase ledger and subcontract ledger.
  • Reconciliation of Supplier Statements.
  • Maintain subcontractor accounts, including insurance details, VAT registration and CIS status.
  • Drive efficiencies to aid processing of invoices, i.e. monthly invoices where possible.
  • Process and pay one-off payments.
  • Complete control documentation to update the ledger with new suppliers and amendment to existing supplier details.
  • Provide holiday cover and support within the department as required.
  • Provide support to the Management Accountant and Finance Manager as required.
  • Other ad-hoc duties as required.

What you will have:

Computer proficiency.

  • Working in a time critical environment.
  • Experience of working with an ERP system
  • Previous experience of working in an accounts department preferably in a purchase ledger & subcontract ledger department.
  • Understand of Subcontract CIS return and payment process
  • Working knowledge of MS Office especially Excel.

Individuals seeking employments at Taylor Wimpey should know that we foster a culture of inclusion and value diversity positively which creates a better workplace and delivers stronger outcomes. We commit to treating all our job applicants and employees fairly and with respect, irrespective of background, disability or any other protected characteristic. If you require any assistance with regards to reasonable adjustments during the application process, please do not hesitate to contact us.

What we will offer you:

Taylor Wimpey is a FTSE 100 business and one of the largest residential developers in the UK, building new homes and communities across England, Scotland and Wales. We are passionate about building new homes and communities with a focus on sustainability.  
Our people are important to us and we want to make sure that we reward and recognise all the great work that they do. Our employees enjoy many standard benefits including access to the Taylor Wimpey House purchase discount scheme, pension (including company contributions), quality health cover, share save schemes as well as many flexible benefits such as buying additional holiday days, retails discounts, free Bupa health assessments and so much more.  Our benefits work perfectly with our culture where you feel valued as a member of a successful team.   

We offer industry leading subsidised professional training and development, which support our employees to excel and fulfil their career and personal goals in a variety of opportunities and environments. This in turn drives a strong succession of high performing customer centric leaders, really putting customers at the heart of everything we do. We embrace diversity and look to develop our people in the skills and areas they are most interested in, leveraging the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies, skills and experiences that each person brings to the company.  

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

The benefits we offer
Agile Working
House purchase discounts
Competitive Pension
Employee share ownership
Time off for charity work
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Disability Confident

As a proud Disability Confident Employer, Taylor Wimpey is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. We actively collaborate with individuals who have disabilities and long-term health conditions which have an effect on their ability to do normal daily activities, ensuring that barriers are eliminated when it comes to employment opportunities. In line with our commitment, we guarantee an interview to applicants who declare to us during the application process that they have a disability and meet the minimum requirements for the role. Join us in building a truly diverse and empowered team.

To all employment agencies

Taylor Wimpey (our/us/we) does not accept unsolicited candidate details, CVs, resumes, applications or any other speculative approaches (Resumes) from employment agencies, executive search firms, recruitment agencies and other staffing agencies unless that agency is specifically appointed by us via an executed service contract for a particular job opening. Please do not forward unsolicited Resumes in response to this advert to any of our employees or any of our regional business offices, including our head office, sales centres and sites. We are not liable for any fees related to unsolicited Resumes. Please refer to our employment agency statement here - Employment Agency Statement ‧ Taylor Wimpey

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