Administration Assistant (4 Month FTC)

Contract Full Time

South Wales Jobs

Administration Assistant (4 Month FTC)
Newport, Wales
£23,000 per annum (pro rata) Plus Pension, BUPA Medical Cash Plan, Life Assurance, 20 Days’ Holiday (pro rata)

This is an amazing opportunity to help save the planet by making a positive impact in a ground-breaking business who truly put safety at the heart of everything we do and have big plans for the future.

Olleco is on a mission to help protect the planet. Working together with thousands of food service businesses, greenhouse gas emissions are reduced by hundreds and thousands of tonnes. We are now looking for an Administration Assistant to join our finance team on a temporary contract and help us to continue to do things the right way.

With over 1,000 colleagues in multiple sites nationwide, we supply premium cooking oils, and collect organic waste, which is then converted into bio-methane, electricity, heat and organic fertiliser.

Within a diverse and inclusive environment, you will have the chance to contribute to our H&S culture and help us maintain our reputation for operational excellence.

As an Administration Assistant, you will be a fundamental part of our team, enabling us to continue with our mission to help protect the planet whilst assisting with the administration of entering and reconciling the purchase ledger.

Why join us?

– You’ll have the opportunity to make a difference, help us to become more successful and deliver more benefits to the environment
– We’re growing and so you will be able to develop your own career
– We provide opportunities for you to develop your career and pride ourselves on promoting from within

What we expect of each other:

– That each of us act like owners of this growing business
– We collaborate to enable the business to be the best it can be – especially when it comes to safety and wellbeing!

A little bit more about the role:

– Enter and reconcile the purchase ledger
– Report to the Office Manager
– Weekly stock reconciliations to strict deadlines
– Code, match and input stock and non-stock supplier invoices
– Process intercompany invoices
– Reconcile expenses
– Resolve queries from suppliers and other departments
– Run payments
– Cash Control & Banking
– Reconcile suppliers’ monthly statements
– Assist with month end procedures
– Assist with year-end accounts and supply of audit information


What are we looking for? As you can imagine, you’ll need a broad range of personal skills to succeed, but we don’t expect you to have everything from the start! We will coach, train and support you, it’s more important that you have the right interpersonal skills and the intelligence to grasp our business and take us forward.

We will be looking for:

– Previous experience of purchase ledger or working within a finance department is desirable but not essential
– Proficient at Excel
– Ability to work to tight deadlines
– Team player
– High attention to detail

To apply for the role of Administration Assistant, please apply via the button shown.

Other organisations may call this role Accounts Assistant, Finance Assistant, Accounts Administrator, Finance Administrator, Purchase Ledger Assistant, Office Assistant, or Operations Assistant.

Hours: 40 hours per week – Mon – Fri, 08:30 – 17:00


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