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Finance / Accounts Administrator

Job title: Finance / Accounts Administrator
Contract type: Contract
Location: Livingston
Industry: Commercial
Salary: £10.1 per hour
Reference: JO-2001-235443
Contact name: Rachael Chadwick
Contact email:

Job description

We are recruiting for 2 experienced accounts/Finance Administrators to work for a prestigious and highly successful Facilities and Building Services company in the Livingston area, this is a temporary role for 3 months £10.10ph + holiday pay on a PAYE basis

The client runs bespoke maintenance contracts on large scale industrial and commercial facilities and requires a dedicated team of financial administrators to support and monitor the back-office accounts

The main characteristics of accountability are:

Working independently but co-ordinated and reporting to the Team Leader; by Phone or Email undertake all chasing of O/S Purchase Invoices vs. Open PO Lines to remove all backlog – by either verifying/evidencing GRNI Surplus, gaining Credits against Purchase Invoices, resolving Purchase Invoice Queries and/or Processing Purchase Invoices with appropriate checks.

It is desirable for you to have: -

·        Experience in managing/working/operating in high-volume workflow environments

·        Experience in undertaking Value for Money checks including Technical Appraisals of Works undertaken by Subcontractors and taking an evidence-based approach to Costs.

·        Experience in ensuring the correct adoption of Agreed Rates as set by Supply Chain. Various Rates that can change relative to Trade, Client,

Work Type etc. 

·        A developed understanding of the minimum need for the business to meet the relative Client Requirements covering Substantiation and Client System requirements to help guarantee/maximise the onward recovery of any associated Value.

·        Through Qualification or Work Experience, knowledge of the construction Industry and, particularly, FM and/or Small Works Type Projects.

Proven ability to raise Invoice/Application for Payment queries after interrogation in a timely and correct manner to avoid any Commercial/Financial risk to the business.


·        To have in excess of 3 years Commercial/Finance type experience.


·        Detail oriented and deadline driven

·        Excellent knowledge and experience of technical services estimating

·        Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office

·        An understanding of accounting and financial concepts

·        Strong conceptual and analytical skills

·        Must be flexible, adaptable and proactive

·        Ability to manage priorities and projects

·        Ability to manage client expectations and deliver customer-focused solutions

·        Ability to appropriately prioritise and plan complex work for self and a small team in a rapidly changing environment

·        Excellent communication and problem-solving skills.

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PRS are a leading specialist recruitment and search & selection consultancy within the Building Services, FM and Support Sectors.

Please note if you have not heard from us within 5 days, then your application has not been successful.

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