Finance Assistant


Overbury plc
Vacancy title
Finance Assistant
Contract type
Full time permanent

Morgan Lovell and Overbury are looking for a Finance Assistant


About us

Overbury and Morgan Lovell are dynamic, market leading brands that deliver exceptional fit out and refurbishment projects for some of the world’s most iconic brands. We’re 1000 passionate people working from seven offices across the UK including: London, Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham, Glasgow and Bracknell. Some of our clients include the BBC, Virgin Media, Odeon, Goodyear, University of London, AstraZeneca, and Microsoft. We’re part of the Morgan Sindall Group plc, the FTSE 250 listed construction and regeneration group with £3 billion revenue. We’re eight complementary businesses with one unified culture and 6,600 talented people who are working to create long-term, sustainable value in the built environment.

We have a culture of promoting from within, encouraging career development and being open to the fresh ideas and opinions of our team, however long they have been with us and whatever their position.

A bit about what you’d be doing

  • Process and review invoices, making sure company policies and procedures are followed
  • Maintain the suppliers records, including all contact information and payment details
  • Prepare payments to suppliers, ensuring timely and accurate payment
  • Reconcile statements and resolve any discrepancies or issues
  • Preparing and analysing ad hoc reports to help add insight for the business
  • Communicate with members of the finance department and the wider business

Applications welcome from candidates with the following skills and experiences

(we would be prepared to support the right candidate though a professional accounting qualification)

  • Previous experience as a Finance Assistant or in a similar role
  • Proficiency in accounting software (COINS is preferred but not essential)
  • Strong data entry skills with a high level of accuracy
  • Knowledge of accounts payable processes and procedures
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise tasks effectively
  • Strong attention to detail and problem-solving abilities
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal

And in return…

We offer a market leading salary, bonus, and the best benefits package in the industry, including:

25 days’ holiday (plus Bank Holidays and Christmas closure)

An excellent working environment, with the chance to network and meet like-minded people

An open and accepting culture, where you’ll given the scope to come up with your own ideas

Company pension scheme

Private medical care

Employee Discount Scheme – an online platform for all staff offering a variety of discounts at various shopping outlets

Outstanding training and progression

Regular staff social events

Cycle To Work scheme

About you

We are looking for someone keen, helpful, curious, with an eye for detail, someone who thrives on engaging with people.  We are open and willing to explore new ideas, especially if they enhance our approach so if you feel confident in identifying opportunities and communicating them to a wide and diverse audience this might be the role you’ve been holding out for.

Overbury/Morgan Lovell operates an Equal Opportunities Policy and are committed to building an organisation which actively promotes a culture that is free from discrimination. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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