Severn Waste Services and Mercia Waste Management

Vacancy Details

Finance and Administrative Assistant

Job Description: Severn Waste Services is currently recruiting for a Finance & Administration Assistant to work at Head Office.

The role is Monday to Friday, from 8:30am to 5.00pm. Total of 40 hours per week.

Please see the attached job description for a full description of this role.

The employee benefits linked to this role will be discussed with candidates during the selection process.

Applicants wishing to apply for this role should inform their Line Manager and send the completed internal application form & CV to:

Lyn Gennoe Financial Controller or Jo Birkett HR Manager Applications can also be sent to the Head Office address The Marina, Kings Road, Evesham, WR113XZ

Applications must be received no later than 25th February 2021

Job Description Severn Waste Services
Job Title Finance & Administration Assistant

Location Head Office, The Marina, Kings Road, Evesham, WR113XZ

Responsible to Financial Controller

Job Purpose To support the finance department with all aspects of
purchase/sales ledger/payroll activities. Provide a
confidential administrative service to senior
management, along with all general administration
required for Head Office
Reports None


1.Purchase Ledger processing, including invoice registration, manual
invoice matching, invoice and credit note coding and data entry,
payment allocations, query resolution, filing, and statement
2.Providing holiday cover for Purchase Ledger during holiday periods,
including purchase ledger processing, cash book processing and bank
3.Maintenance of purchase order records to assist accounting staff.
4.Payroll support, including filing, and distribution of payslips.
5.Sales Ledger support including preparation of invoices, statements
and debtors letters for posting.
6.Insurance administration, including claims processing.
7.Confidential administration, including legal documentation and
other work that is sensitive in nature.
8.Contractual and corporate administrative support, including
preparation of Board Minutes and Company Secretarial matters as
9.Reception duties including answering the phone and dealing with
10.General office administration, including maintaining stationery
supplies and arranging office cleaning, waste disposal, building
maintenance, archiving, petty cash and banking, and internal and
external mail.
11.Ad hoc support for Financial Director, Financial Controller, HR
Manager and wider Head Office Team.

Person Specification

1.Minimum 3 years recent experience of purchase ledger processing
2.Experience of insurance matters (especially claims handling)
3.Sage 200 experience desirable.
4.Diligent, and methodical, with a right-first-time approach.
5.Able to work to strict deadlines.
6.Good written and spoken communication skills, ensuring
confidentiality and commercial awareness and sensitivity.
7.Confident using MS Office software, especially Outlook and Excel,
and preferably with formal qualification in Word Processing /
8.Self-starter who is able to manage own work-streams in an organised
way, and in conjunction with the wider Finance department.
9.Empathetic, but also with the character to ensure compliance with
company policies.

Contact Email:

Severn Waste Services
The Marina, Kings Road, Evesham
Worcestershire WR11 3XZ

Tel: 01386 443376
Fax: 01386 446757

Mercia Waste Management
The Marina, Kings Road, Evesham
Worcestershire WR11 3XZ

Tel: 01386 443376
Fax: 01386 446757

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