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Transactional Finance Administrator

Posted 7 March by Brakes UK Featured Ended

Brakes Group is a leading supplier to the foodservice sector in the UK, Ireland, France and Sweden. The Group is committed to provide its customers with outstanding service, products and foodservice solutions, its people with a ‘great place to work’ and its suppliers with a great company to partner.

Owned by Sysco, the world’s leading foodservice company, Brakes Group comprises a family of specialist businesses which are able to deliver everything the caterer needs. It provides a professional, friendly regional service supported by a national network of depots, which ensures it offers an exceptional and individual service to each and every one of its customers

Transactional Finance Administrator



To ensure that all transactions for our suppliers are processed accurately to ensure that suppliers are paid as close as possible to the agreed payment date, and any queries are effectively resolved in a timely manner. This will lead to continuation of supply for your Operational colleagues, ensuring our customers receive the best possible service.

With excellent communication skills, and maintaining very good business relationships with your colleagues & suppliers

Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities

  • To process transactions that are assigned to you, ensuring that the correct suppliers account is used, the transaction is posted accurately and processed no later than 2 days from date of receipt.

  • To raise debit notes, or resolve transaction queries, ensuring that the correct suppliers account is used, the transaction is posted accurately and the supplier is informed of the query immediately.

  • To assist suppliers and colleagues where necessary in a professional manner at all times to resolve their queries, whilst ensuring that you balance the needs of the supplier and the Brakes group globally, and your department.

  • To assist the account handlers where necessary to achieve the teams targets.

  • To carry out any other ad hoc tasks that you are asked to do, in a friendly, co-operative and professional manner.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Competent use of Excel spreadsheets, preferably, including pivot tables and formulas.

  • Good working knowledge of SAP

  • Excellent professional telephone manner

  • Good command of literacy.

  • Must be able to communicate positively in a team environment.

The Person

  • Accuracy and excellent numeracy

  • Diligent approach

  • First class communication skills

  • Ability to manage own time in an effective manner.

    The Business

    Brakes Group is committed to reducing the environmental impact the business has on both the communities it serves and the countries it operates in. It has ISO 14001 accreditation - an internationally recognised standard for environmental performance.

    Brakes Group operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership.

    Brakes UK uses a third party to undertake a number of checks. Any offer of employment made by Brakes UK would be conditional upon receiving a satisfactory; reference, identity document(s), basic DBS certificate and basic credit check.

Reference: 34633206

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