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Title:  Assistant Finance Officer


Worcester, West Midlands, GB, WR1 3ZQ

Department:  Financial Services
Operation:  Sanctuary Group
Requisition Number:  43303

Sanctuary Group is one of the UK’s leading providers of housing, care and community services. With around 13,000 employees, we maintain a culture where diversity is valued and talent is nurtured and rewarded.


Assistant Finance Officer


£17,637 per annum  

35 hours per week

12 month temporary opportunity


Why work for us?

One of the UK’s leading providers of housing, care and commercial services, Sanctuary Group employs more than 13,000 people and manages over 100,000 units of accommodation throughout England and Scotland, including general rented, retirement living, supported housing, student and key worker accommodation and care homes. Sanctuary also provides a range of other services including maintenance, care and telecare, all of which are delivered by our dedicated employees who are completely committed to customer service.

Joining Accounts Payable within the invoice management team the Assistant Finance Officer will be highly motivated and have excellent attention to detail. The Invoice Management team sits within the wider Accounts Payable department and has over 30 team members.  You will validate and process incoming invoices as per payment terms and take ownership of your workload.

The role of Assistant Finance Officer will include:

  • Validating and processing invoices in adherence to payment terms
  • Processing and addressing urgent queries, ensuring these are resolved in a time efficient manner
  • Assisting in maintaining accurate and timely records
  • Working as part of a team to achieve daily processing targets
  • Any ad hoc administration required that supports the team

Skills and experiences:

  • Previous experience working in a similar role within Accounts Payable is desirable
  • GSCE’s in Math’s and English at Grade C and above is essential
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills with excellent attention to detail is essential
  • Ability to process large volumes of data whilst adhering to deadlines
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word and OneNote
  • Flexibility and adaptability are also required to be successful in this position

Ready to join us?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary a great place to work, we offer you access to a range of great employee benefits and the opportunity to develop and progress within your career. Benefits include:

  • A pension scheme, with matching employer contributions from Sanctuary up to set limits
  • 25 days leave (rising to a maximum of 30 days) plus public holidays
  • Life assurance
  • Health & well-being plans
  • Discounted products & services
  • Personal advice and counselling
  • Family-friendly arrangements
  • Tax efficient savings through our Cycle to Work scheme
  • Learning and development opportunities

To view the job profile please click here

Closing Date: 25 January 2019

We reserve the right depending on application numbers to close or extend the closing dates for positions; we would therefore recommend an early application.

‘For an insight into what it’s like to work for us, take a look at #LifeatSanctuary on Twitter’

Building Equality and Diversity
We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent unlawful working.
Sanctuary Group is a trading name of Sanctuary Housing Association, an exempt charity.

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