Accounts Assistant

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

Location - Bristol
Employment Type - Full Time - Fixed Term
Salary - £19,000 - £22,000
Hours Per Week - 37.5

*Full-time, Maternity cover (with a view to go permanent)

Somerset Bridge Shared Services are now seeking an Accounts Assistant to join the Broker Finance team in Cribbs Causeway, Bristol.  A fantastic opportunity to enter the finance and insurance industry. Working with the broker finance team you will undertake daily and weekly administration responsibilities.

This is a great development opportunity within an experience Finance team, working 2 days in the office and 3 from home.

Key responsibilities:

  • Administration duties using Excel, Word, accounting and broker software (training provided)
  • Raising cheques for policy holder refunds
  • Processing paperwork for urgent and weekly BACS refunds
  • Daily business statistics to be sent to Directors
  • Daily cashbooks from broker system to be reconciled with client bank account
  • Weekly client money calculations
  • Client bank account reconciliations
  • Managing payments and receipts through OpenGI broker system (training provided)
  • Insurer payments – keeping track of payments dates
  • Issuing customer refunds though OpenGI broker system

Required knowledge & skills:

  • Administration experience
  • Good Excel and computer skills
  • Organised with the ability to prioritise work and meet deadlines
  • Good communication; written and verbal

Employee Benefits:

  • Hybrid Working – 3 days working from home
  • Life Assurance – x 4 salary
  • Pension
  • Eye Care Vouchers
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Community Charity Day
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Christmas and Summer parties