Finance Administrator – Head Office

Group Financial Administrator


Job Title: Group Financial Assistant

Are you tired of the mundane and ordinary? Do you crave a career that challenges the status quo and allows you to unleash your inner financial superhero? Look no further, because Contego Environmental Services is searching for a Group Financial Administrator to join our dynamic team!

About us:

At Contego, we’re not your average pest control company. We’re pioneers in the industry, revolutionising the way pest control is done. From working with big-name clients like Brewdog and KFC, to making a difference in healthcare, housing, and hospitality sectors, we’re changing the game. And we’re just getting started.

Our office isn’t your typical dull workspace either. With a cool open-plan layout and a vibe that’s anything but corporate, we create an environment where work feels like fun. The music flows, the brews are never-ending, and our pool table adds a touch of excitement to our day. Who says you can’t have a blast while making a difference?

What we’re looking for:

We need someone who’s not afraid to think outside the box, someone ambitious, and results-oriented. As a Group Financial Assistant, you’ll be a vital part of our team, supporting our 8 finance warriors in various financial tasks. Good communication, problem-solving, and organisational skills are a must, along with a desire to progress in an accounts role.

Your primary responsibilities will be to provide cover where needed within the team -we all need a break from time to time.

Duties include

Raising sales invoices on our system

  • Update financials within our client portals
  • Setting up new supplier accounts and maintaining existing account details
  • Raising purchase orders and managing the order process
  • Matching purchase ledger invoices with purchase orders
  • Processing purchase ledger invoices onto the accounts system
  • Handling supplier queries
  • Reconcile supplier statements
  • Administer our expenses accounts
  • Assisting with credit control
  • Taking on other administrative and office support duties as needed

What you’ll bring to the table:

  • Understanding of financial controls and processes
  • Ideally, have knowledge of Xero (training available)
  • Proficiency in Excel, Microsoft Office packages, and CRM systems
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • A positive and professional attitude, with a touch of cheekiness and confidence
  • Eagerness to grow in the finance field and a willingness to learn new tasks
  • Be a team player
  • Excellent communication skills with customers and suppliers
  • Self-motivation and a drive to excel
  • ·1+ years experience in accounting, finance, or related field.
  • Ability to multi-task and work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining focus and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and manage multiple priorities simultaneously

Terms of Employment:

  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Working hours: 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday
  • Start Date: As soon as possible
  • Location: Head Office, Newton Aycliffe, County Durham (candidate responsible for transportation)

Join our finance adventure and let your finance superpowers shine! In return, we offer a competitive salary along with an exciting and vibrant work environment.

Ready to step into the world of finance and make a difference? Apply now and let’s rewrite the rules together!

Location: Aycliffe, Durham

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From £10.90 per hour


  • Company pension
  • Private medical insurance


  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Aycliffe, Durham: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Work Location: In person


Expected Start Date: ASAP

Location: Newton Aycliffe

Job Type: Financial Administrator

Salary: £10.90 per hour

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