commercial assistant in leeds

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£ 18,000 per year
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leeds, yorkshire and the humber
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construction & property
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£ 18,000 per year
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job description

Role: Commercial Assistant

Location: West Yorkshire (Two high profile Commercial Contracts)

Reporting into: Commercial Manager

A well established Construction and Facilities Maintenance provider based in Leeds require a Commercial Assistant to join them on a permanent basis.

The client:

Delivers reactive and planned facilities maintenance services across the UK. This company also provides soft and hard FM solutions, as well as carrying out minor works and projects.

Providing services to clients across a broad range of market sectors, including industrial and manufacturing operations, social housing, financial services, retail and leisure, commercial, industrial, education, health and care.

They have built up a well-respected reputation based on trust and openness, working with high-profile clients such as Technip, Virgin Money and the University of Leeds to keep their built environment functioning.

Overall Objective:

To complete general administrative duties related to sub contract arrangements, client billing and payments.

Key Accountabilities:

* Updating client portals with onsite hours, subcontractor information and material costs.
* Checking jobs sheets against job costs to ensure all times/cost have been accounted for.
* Prepare day work claims and produce invoices as required.
* Scanning of documentation, ensuring accurate data input, and uploading to client web portals.
* Respond to general subcontractor queries via the telephone or email, maintaining a polite and courteous manner at all times.
* Inputting of sub-contractor invoices onto the finance system
* Process weekly sub-contractor payments for authorisation by Operations Manager
* Complete general administrative tasks as required for own role and that of the team.

General responsibilities:

* The Group is committed to achieving a high standard of Health and Safety in all its activities and the post holder will be expected to contribute to maintaining standards to ensure compliance with all appropriate legislation.
* To take a full role in the implementation of personal development through appraisals and to participate in any identified training or development opportunities.
* To recognise the importance of fairness and equality in the workplace, to treat everyone with dignity and respect.

Key Measurements:

* Accuracy of information
* Customer satisfaction

Experience & Qualifications:

* Occupational experience in an accounts/commercial environment - essential

Personal Skills

* Encourage and supports other colleagues
* Friendly and approachable and caring
* Has a 'can do/ will do' attitude
* Analysis own performance and takes steps to improve this
* Remains focused when faced with competing demands
* Keeps people informed of progress on key tasks
* Adapts their communication style to suit their customer/ colleague responding to their feedback
* Is open to new ideas and listens to other peoples point of view
* Is open and honest
* Consistently makes decision which brings benefit to customers
* Conducts themselves in a courteous and professional manner
* Professional behaviour at all times


* Salary negotiable depending on experience
* 23 days holiday + bank holidays
* Progression and training

For more information contact Lucy at Randstad CPE Leeds.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


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