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Finance Assistant

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Salary: £highly competitive + valuable benefits About the role: This is an exciting opportunity for an Experienced Finance Assistant to join an enthusiastic team delivering water testing services to a wide range of clients across the UK with the UK’s number one testing, inspection and compliance company. Client focused and quality driven, we are a leading service provider to the Environment & Safety Sector and we now require a Finance Assistant. This is a challenging role within the Water Business supporting the site with all aspects of financial assistance. The successful candidate will report into the Finance Business Partner of the Water Division and will provide day to day support to the team based in Thame. The role is a great career development opportunity for someone looking to gain the necessary financial and non-financial skills required to achieve a career in Finance. About the role: Your challenge will include: • To manage the company’s finances to achieve financial targets, sales and profits. • Work closely with the Business Unit Director and Office Manager and develop working relationships with all departments of the business • Challenge and improve existing systems, processes and controls and modernise to allow the business to operate more efficiently • Manage accurate and timely monthly management financial • Financial go-to person for all Water division related information & reporting About you: We’re looking for a professional, dynamic and motivated individual with ability to work alone and as part of a team. Communicative, organised, flexible and committed and you must have a can-do attitude. You must also have: • Preferably be AAT Qualified or studying to become AAT Qualified • A progressive individual who is keen to work in a ‘hands on’ environment where you will be responsible for many of the financial aspects of the Water Business Units. • You will also ideally be someone who thrives on improving processes has excellent attention to detail and keen to be responsible and take ownership for the system improvements projects • Strong systems skills including Microsoft Office and Excel are essential, along with the ability to pull reports from different sources In return, we offer a competitive salary, and all the benefits of working for a dynamic and growing organisation including generous holidays, company pension, and discounts on high street shopping. Dating back more than 100 years, SOCOTEC UK Limited is the UK’s leading provider of testing, inspection and compliance services, with comprehensive solutions in Infrastructure, the Built Environment and Energy & Waste. Delivering seven million tests a year to more than 5,000 customers, SOCOTEC UK Limited offers the widest range of testing, inspection and compliance services in the UK. We pride ourselves on our client-focused approach and continual drive to exceed expectations through our leading technical expertise, operational excellence and technological innovation. We work hard to recruit, develop and retain the best talent in the industry, employing more than 1,400 people throughout a nationwide network of UKAS accredited laboratories and offices. Think you’ve got what it takes to add value to our success? SOCOTEC UK Limited is an equal opportunities employer.

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