Finance Assistant

St Gobain Building Distribution Ltd
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Finance Assistant – (Entry-Level role)

For a second year in a row, Saint-Gobain has been certified Top Employer Europe and Top Employer Global, only one of 10 companies worldwide to receive this certification. We are now on the lookout for a highly motivated Finance Assistant who is looking to further their career in a commercial finance environment.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an ambitious and well established team and play a pivotal role in assisting the Commercial Finance Manager in maintaining control over rebate processes.

Some of your key responsibilities as Finance Assistant will include:

  • Producing monthly rebate control account reconciliations
  • Producing the Balance Sheet reports of the overall rebate earnings
  • Raising rebate debit notes
  • Producing and calculating rebate support whilst analysing & investigating variances

So what are we looking for? First and foremost we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working; we innovate, we collaborate, we’re agile, we act with entrepreneurial spirit, and we’re supportive of and close to our customers. Does this sound like you?

For the Finance Assistant Role we will be looking for you to specifically demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and experience:

  • Experience working in a commercial finance department

  • Experienced in Balance Sheet Reconciliations

  • Flexible , analytical and methodical approach to problem solving

  • Good Business acumen and commercial awareness

  • IT/PC literate essential, particularly Microsoft Excel & Office

We aim to ensure that our finance team delivers a great service to our customers, this role is therefore key to our business and will require someone with excellent communication skills and the ability to build strong relationships with external stakeholders at all levels.

What will I get in return?

As part of the wider Saint-Gobain group, we are able to offer a competitive starting salary and benefits package. In addition, you will have access to a career without boundaries - this could see you progressing within SGBD or in one of the other 30+ businesses in the UK. Progression in Saint-Gobain isn’t always upwards; talented employees also move into new and exciting functions or indeed overseas, to one of the 67 countries in which we operate. The one thing you can be sure of is that you can have an exciting and varied career at Saint-Gobain, where only you set the boundaries to your success.

What do I need to do now?

We would love to hear from you! In order to find out more and apply, please click below to register and submit your CV on our careers site. We will be in touch with you after your application to tell you about the next stages.


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