Finance Administrator

Harlow, UK
20 Oct 2019
30 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a strong Administrator that loves being organised? Do you strive to deliver outstanding customer service at every opportunity? Are you already working in the finance sector, or looking to start a career in finance?

AutoProtect is a forward thinking and growing business. We are always looking for ambitious people to join our team and grow with us. We welcome new ideas and really believe in empowering our people. We are fast paced and driven, with a vibrant and friendly team. We believe in working hard but also having fun. We are looking for a committed and motivated Finance Assistant to join our claims team and ensure that AutoProtect lead the way!

Why work for us? You will have the opportunity to work with a market leading company providing over a million vehicle owners with award-winning warranty and insurance products that we are proud of. As a Finance Assistant, you'll have every chance to make a real impression in a motivated and supportive environment where new ideas are both welcomed and encouraged. You will be part of a trusted and honest business that understands it is only as good as its people. If you are looking for an opportunity to join a driven and motivated finance team this is the role for you.

Our Opportunity - This is an exciting role for a driven Finance Assistant or a strong Administrator looking to begin a finance career. This is a key role in dealing with our customers, dealers and premium funding organisations to ensure the smooth registration of new agreements and ensuring that premiums are received and booked efficiently and correctly.

The role will involve:
  • Issuing dealer statements and Direct Debit collections, reconciling collections and preparing debtor reports highlighting issue areas.
  • Assisting with daily cash allocation by bacs and cheques, chasing up remittances, and sending copy invoices.
  • Dealing with our customer and agent queries by telephone/email/ticketing system.
  • Being the key contact for SMART business units and premium funding
  • Data Entry, adding/ updating customer details, account details, changing payments dates, reinstating direct debits.
  • Assisting with the entry of new Direct Debit mandates and Direct Debit collection.
  • Opening and distributing daily post to correct departments.
  • Assisting with dealer set up and sign off process.
  • Administering customer refunds for SMART products as needed.

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Essential Skills
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Ability to adapt to situations and learn new tasks quickly.
  • Good organisational and time management skills with the ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint).
  • Experience of working in an office environment.
  • GCSE Mathematics and English (or equivalent).

Desirable Skills
  • Use of accounting systems / sales ledger posting.
  • Previous experience in Accounts Receivable function.

About Company

"We want to make AutoProtect the most trusted brand in the UK added-value, motor insurance market"

At AutoProtect we believe that company culture and the way those who work here think are key to business success. Having an ambitious vision, supported by a robust set of values, has helped us to create a company of stability and a committed, cohesive and engaged team that are all working towards the same goals.

Our core values don't just form the cornerstones of the AutoProtect ethos either. They govern what we do. They provide clear instruction on how we operate as a business. Put simply, they are much more than just words. They are set in stone. They outline how we operate. They are the focus for everything we do.

Wil Beaumont, CEO

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