Commerical Assistant Worksop Competitive

Commerical Assistant

Location: Worksop |
Salary: Competitive |
Posted: 29 Jul 2020 |
Closes: 28 Aug 2020 |
Job Type: Permanent & Full-time |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: G4S/MS/2041

25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays, Contributory Pension Scheme, Life Assurance

Job Introduction:

An exciting opportunity has arisen at our Worksop site for a new role within our expanding General Ledger team. As a Commerical 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 have excellent Microsoft Office skills and are working towards a recognised accounting qualification then we would like to hear from you. Experience of working in a commercial role would be advantageous.

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:

  • 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:


  • 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 commercial role

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