Finance Assistant

  • Job Reference: 00004025-1
  • Date Posted: 3 August 2022
  • Recruiter: The Wrekin Housing Group
  • Location: Telford, Shropshire
  • Salary: £20,545
  • Sector: Accounting, Finance
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Finance Assistant, Temporary

Hours: 36 hours per week

Location: Hybrid / Shropshire

Salary: Scale 3 £20,545 per annum


The Organisation:

The Wrekin Housing Group is a socially minded organisation that makes a difference to people’s lives. We do this by:

  • Providing more than 13,500 homes for affordable rent across Telford & Wrekin, Shropshire and Staffordshire.
  • Delivering care services to older people, adults with learning difficulties and people with dementia.
  • Channelling social investment across communities to create jobs and promote economic growth. We generate opportunities for people to gain employability skills, maximising the social value of our services and delivering wider community benefits.

At Wrekin you will be joining a team of more than 1200 colleagues who inspire positive change, communicate clearly, grow together and ensure that everyone matters. We make sure that all colleagues have the tools and training to flourish and contribute to our collective goal of making a difference to people’s lives.

(For further details please visit our website


The Role:

This temporary offers a great opportunity for an individual who has an interest in the quality and detail that comes with working in the finance sector. We are looking for someone to assist the finance team with the preparation of accruals and prepayments, someone who can process invoice and expense claims with the high adherence to compliance with best practice.

The role entails assisting with monthly and quarterly accounts, maintenance of records regarding our fleet vehicles and processing certificate payments.

(For further details please read the Full Job Description)


What you will need:

We are looking for someone who has experience in working with sales ledger systems, basic knowledge of VAT and has real ability to analyse problems and bring solutions. Holding 5 GCSE’s and at least part qualified member of the Association of Accounting Technicians.

 (For further details please read the Full Person Specification)


Our Inclusive Culture

We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer. All applications are considered on the requirements of the role regardless of gender identity, nationality, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, religious belief or background. Please refer to our Equal Opportunities Policy below for further information.



In return we offer you an interesting, challenging and rewarding opportunity to join a supportive Organisation with over 1290 employees. Starting with 22 days annual leave increasing with service to 30 days plus 11/12 days bank holiday per annum, there is also a competitive pension scheme, health care options and free life assurance.

The Recruitment Process

In partnership with our trusted external providers we are committed to undertaking care and safeguarding checks with all colleagues. These checks may vary according to the role you have applied for.

We also ask for two references for everyone who is offered a position, one of which must be your current or most recent employer. All roles will also be offered subject to satisfactory right to live and work in the UK checks; if you need any further information on these checks please visit

Closing date: Friday 19th August 2022
Interview date: Tuesday 23rd August 2022

Reference Number: WHG1952