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  • Finance Administrator - Management Accounts x 1

  • Business: P&H Division
  • Sector: Finance
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: £Competitive with Excellent Benefits
  • Hours of work: 37.5
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 17-Jan-2019
  • Job reference: 19049

Job Description

Finance Administrator - Management Accounts x 2 Positions

Location - Northampton

Division - Plumbing & Heating

Grade - C4

We at Travis Perkins - Plumbing & Heating division are looking to recruit a Finance Administrator to join the P&H Management Accounts team based in Northampton.

It’s an exciting time to be joining the division as we embark on a transformation journey to create a stronger, efficient and more profitable business. Our strategy focuses on nurturing what already makes us great, while building plans to differentiate our customer offer and continuing to develop expertise, range and delivering a great service to make it easier for customers to do business with us. We want to continue to build a strong culture of winning where customers love to shop and where our people love to work.    

Joining us as a Finance Administrator within the Management Accounts Team, means joining a team of dedicated financial colleagues; where we value innovative thoughts and a collaborative desire to continue with our business success. As our new Finance Administrator, you’ll actively support the maintenance of cost accounts and cost centre hierarchies in the relevant accounting and reporting systems as

well as have ownership and accountability for reflecting allocation of centralised recharges down to branch level. You’ll also be responsible for carrying out control account reconciliations and post accounting entries under a defined set of parameters and rules.

In addition to the above, you’ll also be responsible for:

  • Ensuring integrity of various accounting and reporting systems including reconciliation work to ensure that hierarchies are consistently maintained.

  • Investigating of missing cost accounts and cost centres and ensuring that these are added to the appropriate place within the business hierarchy

  • Ensuring non reported cost accounts are maintained at a nil balance and balances are distributed accordingly

  • Rolling of ledgers and checks to ensure that opening balances in one period reconcile to closing balances from the previous period

  • Post journals to allocate third party spend to branches on centralised invoices for a variety of services based on information received from relevant external suppliers providing the service

  • Reconciling control accounts for centrally invoiced expenditure to ensure that all charges are allocated to the p&l

  • Maintenance of intercompany matrix ensuring that all cross charges between various business units are fully reconciled

  • Review and post recurring journals

  • Posting of payroll journals to reflect employee related costs into the accounts

  • Generation and publication of system generated management accounts

  • Query resolution in respect of amounts posted to the general ledger for the above processes

What we are looking for:

  • Ideally you will be working towards your AAT qualification

  • Great communicator and hold excellent Customer Service and Telephone relationships

  • Understanding of Cash and banking processes and accounting principles

  • Excel skills (Intermediate level ) would be essential

  • Word and Data entry skills

  • Hold strong attention to detail skills

  • Numerate with analytical approach to tasks

  • Personable and Great communicator

  • High attention to details with analytical approach to tasks

  • Team player, with desire to develop

If you’re ready for a challenge in an exciting new role then apply today. We’d love to tell you more and share our story with you.

What we can offer you?

A busy and fast paced business with great benefits, and plenty of opportunities for career progression - join Travis Perkins Plumbing & Heating division as a Finance Administrator based in Northampton and share our success and good times with a hard-working, friendly bunch of people.


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