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Finance Assistant

Leicester, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time
Organisation: Eastern Shires Purchasing Organisation (ESPO)

Barnsdale Way, Grove Park, Enderby, Leicester, LE19 1ES

£23,898 - £24,300 per annum (pro rata for part time)
Working Hours: 37 Hours (Mon - Thurs 8.30am - 4.30am - Fri - 8.30am - 4pm)
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 28.01.24
Interview Date(s): 07.02.24 - 09.02.24
About the Role

Working as part of a small Accounts Payable team supporting our purchase to pay process:
Timely posting and processing of supplier invoices.
Always communicating with supplier’s and other ESPO staff to resolve queries in a timely manner.
Reconciling supplier statements.
Supporting weekly payment runs.
It also includes some involvement in billing processes.
In house training.

About You

Qualifications: GCSE or equivalent in both Maths and English Grade C or above.
Accounts Payable experience.
Trained in customer care and telephone techniques
Numerate, computer literate with ability to work as part of a team
Good communication/interpersonal skills
Working as part of a team and the ability of also working on own initiative.
Good communications skills.

We’d also expect you to share and will ask you to evidence when you have demonstrated them as part of the interview process.
What we offer:

25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (increasing to 5 after 5 years’ service), and a scheme to buy additional leave.
Local Government Pension Scheme with a generous employer contribution.
Great office location next to Fosse Park, with free on-site parking and easy access to M1 and M69.

Interested in Flexible Working?
We are keen to support employees to balance their working life with other commitments. Therefore, wherever possible, we will consider working arrangements that suit an individual’s personal circumstances whilst still meeting the needs of ESPO. If you would like to discuss the possible flexible working options that might be applicable to this role, please contact the person named below. This may include requests for term-time working, part-time hours, compressed hours, flexible start and finish times, home/remote working, etc.
For more information or an informal discussion, please contact:
Mrs Anita Parmar - Accounts Payable / Rebate Manager
Telephone: 0116 265 7920
How to Apply
ESPO is an inclusive organisation which is on a journey to embed and celebrate equality, diversity, and inclusion at every level. We warmly welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, as having a diverse workforce with different perspectives and ideas is fundamental to our values and enriches the services we offer our customers. We particularly welcome applicants from Ethnically Diverse and LGBTQ+ communities and people with disabilities to create a balanced workforce and one that reflects the customers we serve. Applicants with a disability who meet the criteria listed in the ‘About You’ section above will be offered an interview under the Disability Confident Employer Scheme.
To apply for this job, please click ‘Apply Now’. You will need to upload a supporting statement as part of your application which explains how you meet the criteria listed in the ‘About You’ section above. For more information, see the section on our career site.
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.
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About ESPO
We're a unique organisation, owned by the public sector and sharing their values and ethos, but operating with a commercial edge. As a specialist procurement body, we pride ourselves on establishing procurement solutions that save money for the public sector. View our prospectus to find out more.
We have modern, open-plan offices with excellent transport links and a friendly workplace environment. We offer flexible working, a generous holiday entitlement, a contributory pension scheme, training (including professional CIPS qualification) and opportunities to develop your career.
ESPO is supported by wide range of roles across many different disciplines including sales, marketing, procurement, finance, operations (warehouse management and transport planning) and customer services. So whether you are interested in a public-facing role or playing your part behind the scenes, ESPO could be the place for you.
To learn more about working for ESPO please visit
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

£23,898.00-£24,300.00 per year

Company pension
Free parking
On-site parking


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