Commercial Assistant (General Ledger) Worksop, Nottinghamshire S81 7QF Competitive

Commercial Assistant (General Ledger)

Location: Worksop, Nottinghamshire S81 7QF |
Salary: Competitive |
Posted: 27 Oct 2021 |
Closes: 9 Nov 2021 |
Job Type: Full Time and Permanent |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: G4S/MS/2213

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

Job Introduction:

Are you a recent graduate or someone with the necessary skills who is looking to commence a career in Finance? We currently have an excellent opportunity that offers an opening into a permanent Commercial Assistants position, offering full training and a rewarding career for the right candidate. If you are an ambitious, enthusiastic individual with strong communication skills, who is looking to progress in a large scale organisation offering great company benefits, then this excellent opportunity could be the career step you are looking for. You will work at the heart of a growing business, who truly value their staff. As Commercial Assistant you will be working alongside the Contract Accounting team to analyse and validate revenue and costs for a portfolio of contracts within the business. If you are IT literate with good organisational skills and able to work with fluctuating workloads to tight deadlines then we would love to hear from you.

In return, we offer a competitive salary, 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays, entry into our contributory pension scheme, life assurance, Gympass health and wellbeing, HSF health plan scheme, various employee discount schemes, Perks at work and free on-site parking. In addition to this, we also offer a range of study support programmes to assist with your own personal development once you have completed the required training and probation periods subject to staffing levels and is through the apprenticeship scheme.

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 purpose of the role:

Working alongside the Contract Accounting team to analyse and validate revenue and costs for a portfolio of contracts within the business.

Main Responsibilities include:

  • 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.


The Ideal Candidate:

Competencies/ Personal Requirements:

  • 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

You must live within commutable distance of the Worksop Regional Office.

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