Finance Assistant

Saint Gobain Building Distribution
Bermuda Park
10 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Finance Assistant (Maternity Cover – 7 month FTC contract) - Binley

Competitive Salary

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 assisting the group in the reconciliations process for over 500 branches.

Some of your key responsibilities as Finance Assistant will include:

  • Producing weekly /monthly account reconciliations
  • Investigating discrepancies
  • Liaising with branches on a regular basis
  • Helping braches to close their overnight process

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 of working on large volume 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.


Please note that we have our own in-house recruitment marketing and search functions alongside an already agreed set of agency partners and will not accept any third party CV’s/Applications from anyone unless invited to do so.

On occasion, we receive significantly more applicants than expected for some vacancies and under such we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the advertisement. We therefore strongly advise you to apply for the role promptly, to avoid disappointment should the closing date be brought forward.

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and we welcome a diversity of applications irrespective of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.

Please note that we have our own recruitment marketing and search functions alongside an already agreed set of agency partners and will not accept any third party CV’s/Applications from anyone unless invited to do so.

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