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Commercial Assistant Worksop, Nottinghamshire Competitive

Commercial Assistant

Location: Worksop, Nottinghamshire |
Salary: Competitive |
Posted: 22 Feb 2021 |
Closes: 25 Feb 2021 |
Job Type: Permanent & Full-time |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: G4S/MS/2082

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


Job Introduction:

We have an exciting opportunity for a full-time permanent Commercial Assistant to join our Contract Accounting team in our Worksop Regional office. Reporting to the Management Accountant for contract accounting you will be responsible for analysing and validating revenue costs for a portfolio of contracts within the business.

G4S is the leading global integrated security company specialising in the provision of security products, services and solutions. The group is active in more than 110 countries, is the largest employer quoted on the London Stock Exchange with over 623,000 employees and has a secondary stock exchange listing in Copenhagen. We specialise in outsourced business processes and facilities in sectors where security and safety risks are considered a strategic threat.


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


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


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