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Commercial Assistant (12 months Fixed Term Contract) Worksop, Nottinghamshire S81 7QF Competitive

Commercial Assistant (12 months Fixed Term Contract)

Location: Worksop, Nottinghamshire S81 7QF |
Salary: Competitive |
Posted: 21 Sep 2021 |
Closes: 26 Sep 2021 |
Job Type: Permanent & Full-time |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: G4S/MS/2183

Competitive salary, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, contributory pension scheme, life assurance, free parking


Job Introduction:

We have an exciting opportunity for a Commercial Assistant to join our busy Finance team on a 12-month fixed-term contract. This is a full-time role and is based at our Regional Office in Worksop. The successful candidate would be working alongside the Contract Accounting team to analyse and validate revenue and costs for a portfolio of contracts within the business. The role offers a competitive salary, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, a contributory pension scheme, life assurance and free parking.

Allied Universal®, a leading security and facility services company, provides proactive security services and cutting-edge smart technology to deliver tailored, integrated security solutions that allow clients to focus on their core business. Our acquisition of G4S in 2021 expands our footprint and infrastructure on a global and local level. Through our vast network of more than 800,000 employees, we leverage global best practices in communities all over the world. Operating in around more than 80 countries with revenues of $18 billion, we are supported by efficient processes and systems that can only come with scale to help deliver our promise locally: keeping people safe so our communities can thrive. We believe there is no greater purpose than serving and safeguarding customers, communities, and people in today’s world. Allied Universal is There for you™. For more information, please visit www.aus.com.


Role Responsibility:

Main Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Follow the set processes and procedures to validate revenue and costs in a timely manner for a number of key contracts
  • Weekly and monthly checks of payroll for accuracy including investigations into scheduling hours, pay rates and charge rates
  • Liaise with Contract Admin on the set up of new contracts and the maintenance of existing contracts
  • Record price variations ensuring systems are up to date at all times
  • Revenue generation for manually billed customers
  • Review and management of accrued revenue
  • Purchase Order Management
  • Assist FSSC AR team and Contract Management with debt calls and query resolution
  • Apply Minimum Financial Standards where appropriate, ensure relevant balance sheet accounts are well maintained and properly controlled
  • Managing relationships with Contract Accountant and Contract Admin
  • Produce timely and accurate management reporting to support the Contract Accountants and Operational Managers (historic and forecast)
  • Manage Ad Hoc requests for analysis from the business to support them with their decision making
  • Ensure the necessary contract controls are in place to ensure accurate accounting for the contract

It is G4S’ current policy (subject to the Equality Act 2010), in the light of the specific work being undertaken, that all [employees] must be fully vaccinated or have had the relevant [“full”]Covid-19 vaccinations [(including any “waiting period”)]  by their commencement date.

Legitimate description:

G4S will consider its obligations under the Equality Act 2010 and whether or not, in the circumstances of any protected characteristic under that legislation, any exemption or variation to the vaccination policy should be exceptionally applied.


The Ideal Candidate:

Key Competencies and Personal Requirements for teh role

  • Working towards a recognised accounting qualification
  • Ability to work with non-finance operational staff
  • Ability to use Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Google Email & Calendar
  • Experience in working in a commercials role (desirable but not essential)
  • Acting Professionally
  • Delivering Objectives
  • Supporting & Working with Others
  • Delivering Great Customer Service
  • Sharing & Co-operating
  • Attention to detail

Please note, this role does not qualify for a visa under the current Government guidelines therefore to be considered for this role you must already have the right to work in the UK. Re-location costs will not be granted. You must live in reasonable commuting distance of Worksop.


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