Finance Administrator Wellingborough £20,400

Finance Administrator

Location: Wellingborough |
Salary: £20,400 |
Posted: 3 Aug 2022 |
Closes: 17 Aug 2022 |
Job Type: Full Time and Permanent |
Business Unit: UK Central Government Services |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: 12232

Role Responsibility:



HMP Five Wells, Wellingborough, NN8 2NG


£20,400 per annum 


Full Time, 40 hours per week


This is a great opportunity to be a part of something exciting!


A brand new contract, large scale employment opportunities; HMP Five Wells in Wellingborough will set a gold standard for new build prisons of the future, using forward-thinking design and technology.  The Prison will be the UK’s first purpose-built, peer-led resettlement Prison. A one of a kind new generation category C new build Prison for the future; HMP Five Wells will be an integral part of the local community.


G4S Care & Rehabilitation Services (CaRS) already successfully manages 4 prisons, one secure training centre and a number of community contracts in England and Wales. The philosophy of our prisons is to rehabilitate offenders and equip them to re-integrate into mainstream society on release. We seek to normalise prison conditions as far as possible to reflect life in the outside community. Our aim is to create an environment in which staff and prisoners feel safe.


We are looking for a dynamic individuals who can work individually using their own initiative or as part of a team to join our central Administration Hub. You will provide an effective and efficient administration service to an Operational Functional team within the Prison.


We are looking for an experienced Finance Administrator to join the central Finance Function at HMP Five Wells.


Some of the key Responsibilities of this role are:


  • Handle all cash processing duties performed by the department, including checking, balancing and reconciliation of monies.
  • Process Prisoner Monies & Petty cash
  • Raising, Coding  and Receipting Orders and performing reconciliations
  • Maintain effective work systems, ensuring that all correspondence and documentation is dealt with in a professional manner that meets audit requirements.
  • Maintain comprehensive stocks of all forms and documentation required by the function/department so that it is available when required.
  • Collate, produce and distribute regular and ad-hoc statistics and reports so that individuals and departments receive accurate up to date information.
  • Deal with all routine queries so that an appropriate response is provided.

The Ideal Candidate:

You will be an engaging, hardworking individual with a good sense of humour, who shares our ethics and values and is eager to support. A proven professional with professionalism and integrity, you will play an integral part to the Prisons success.


The ideal candidate for this role will be an experienced Finance Administrator and therefore must be able to demonstrate the ability to work to tight deadlines, have a keen eye for detail, have the ability to prioritise workload and challenge where necessary.  Excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must, as well as working proactively and using your own initiative. It is key that you are flexible and adaptable to deal with ever-changing scenarios.  The role requires an individual with excellent IT skills.


If you join us, you can be sure that you’ll find a secure, friendly and professional working environment and be given all the support, training and encouragement you need to build and develop a successful career with us. Our benefits are as you would expect from a large global organisation and include a company pension, comprehensive training, career development, holiday entitlement, uniform and free parking.


Equality and Diversity is an important part of G4S Care and Rehabilitation Services. We actively encourage applications from a diverse range of backgrounds.


Please note that these vacancies are subject to a 5 year checkable history and the strict vetting standards set by G4S, and Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service and are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. 


You must be eligible to work in the UK and must have been resident in the UK for a minimum period of 3 years. You will also need to provide full details of your employment and education history for the last 5 years as part of the security screening process for this role.

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