Finance Administrator
Cranfield, Bedfordshire, England
£25k - 27k per year

Finance Administrator

6-month fixed term contract

Cranfield (fully office based)

£25,000 - £27,000 per annum


Your role as a Finance Administrator is to assist in the smooth running of the Purchase Ledger function, ensuring that all transactions are processed in a timely manner and that accurate accounting records are maintained.

As a Finance Administrator, your duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Processing of purchase ledger invoices.
  • Resolving invoice queries.
  • Processing payment runs.
  • Monitoring and maintaining the accounts inbox.
  • Dealing with internal departments.
  • Opportunities to get involved in month end processes and reporting.
  • Reconciling supplier statements.
  • Supplier liaison.
  • Involvement in continuous improvement of processes and functions.
  • Day-to-day admin – answering the telephone, filing, photocopying.
  • Opening and distributing the post (when required).

To be a successful Finance Administrator you must have:

  • Experience working in an office environment, in the accounts department within Purchase Ledger.
  • Excellent attention to detail with the ability to identify data errors & put in place corrections.
  • Strong numeracy skills.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel).
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills.

If you feel you have what it takes to be the Finance Administrator, please apply today because we’d love to hear from you!


Ascendant Recruitment is one of Milton Keynes and Northamptons leading recruitment companies, with PA/Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, Finance, IT, sales & marketing and digital marketing divisions. Ascendant Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on our current vacancies please visit

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