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Finance and Admin Assistant

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

We currently have an opportunity for a P/T Finance/ Office Administrator to join our team on a maternity cover basis.  This is a great opportunity for a customer focused individual to join a world leading university catering and retail company, which can offer unrivalled opportunities for career progression.

Role Responsibility

  • Required Skills

  • IT Skills: Have a good knowledge of Microsoft office
  • Worked within a busy office administration environment.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and be flexible in times of weekly and monthly deadlines.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Pro-active approach to compliance and a can do approach

    Daily Account Duties

  • Recording cash and non cash sales onto Eprophit (in house accounting system), ensuring the cash is balancing every day and all discrepancies over £10 are fully investigated
  • Print off all Cognos, Local Autonomy Reports, and Webcom reports
  • Process all invoices and delivery notes on to Eprophit
  • Provide daily sales information to group manager

    Weekly Account Duties

  • Close books and transit accounts every Wednesday and last working day of the month
  • Complete weekly reporting information required by head office

    Ad Hoc Duties

  • Assist with any HR admin as and when required
  • Assist with Health & Safety admin as and when require
  • Any reasonable management request

    Flexible hours, but will need to be able to work additional hours as required to cover holidays & additional work load at month end


The Ideal Candidate


  • Organisation skills
  • IT Skills inclusive of Excel
  • Ability to understand and adhere to current legislation and company policies at all times
  • Good communications skills


  • Relevant work experience
  • IT qualifications

About the Company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to  support exforces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process.

Sodexo and our clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults within a regulated activity. Certain roles will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and/ or Disclosure Scotland.


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