Group Finance Assistant

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Finance Manager




£23-25k dependent upon experience

Start Date


Working Hours

37.5 Hours Per Week


About Connectus

Connectus Group Ltd was formed after it acquired a renowned Doncaster based telecommunications company called Eximus Solutions at the beginning of 2018. Further expansion of the past 4 years has come via organic growth and the acquisitions of Cyber Security Specialists Cybersity, Hosting Provider YouCloudIT and leading IT Service Management company KTSL.

Since the Acquisition, we have:

  • Increased our headcount to +50 skilled colleagues
  • Grown revenues to over £10m
  • Opened further offices at AJ Bell Stadium in Salford along with Corsham Egham and Dublin
  • Increased our customer base to over 820 business and public sector clients
  • Attracted funding from FW Capital , Time and DropJaw Ventures Group and our management team
  • Launched our Connect-Protect-Collaborate range of fully managed services


Connectus Group Limited has a heritage of 20 years’ experience working with public sector Clients, Technology Partners, Schools, SME’s and large corporations across the UK to provide our managed services solutions to enable them to work faster, smarter and more securely.

We help our clients mitigate cost, risk and complexity via our simple One Provider approach, providing our customers with the tools for growth through our range of services covering connectivity, network and cybersecurity, voice, IT support and data storage and backup.

Further Controlled and planned organic and acquisitive growth is planned for the next few years to reinforce Connectus as a major player in the Managed Services arena.


Job Overview

The Group Finance Assistant will be based out of Connectus Groups Doncaster office and provide Finance and Administration Support to the Connectus Group.

This role will suit candidates who wish to pursue a career in Accounts. The Group Finance Assistant will become part of the central hub in Connectus Group accounts department working in a busy environment you will be required provide accounting back office and operational back-office support and coordination for the business throughout the lifecycle of an opportunity into live delivery.

The candidate should be self-sufficient and have a pro-active approach to their role, able to work under pressure and have initiative.

Connectus will provide the candidate with the appropriate training required to support our systems and our clients. A BPSS screening, carried out at the cost of the company, will be required for the successful candidate.


Responsibilities and Duties

  • Efficient logging of new customer orders in our internal systems [financial & timesheet systems] including creation and issue of third party vendor Purchase Orders.
  • Production of Customer Support Contracts and updating in Salesforce CRM system
  • Monthly billing cycle for several group companies and Connectus business Solutions Ltd, checking usage reports and billing accordingly
  • Process Purchase Invoices into the financial system including Contractor invoices which require validation against the timesheet system
  • Verify and process monthly staff expenses in line with the expense policy
  • Maintain staff mileage log in accordance with HMRC mileage rate policy
  • Compilation of bi-monthly supplier runs for both entities, to be approved and authorised by entity Finance Manager
  • Daily processing of customer receipts and bank payments into Sage for both entities
  • Processing monthly and quarterly billing runs through our accounting software & billing bureau (Inform Billing)
  • Credit Control
  • Processing of Director Credit Cards, obtaining relevant
  • Maintaining and managing our telecoms billing platform
  • On-boarding new customers
  • Raising customer invoices/credits
  • Process customer/supplier queries
  • Customer services and process customer/supplier queries
  • Liaising with 3rd parties and suppliers
  • Other ad-hoc duties



  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills (Essential)
  • AAT Level 3 – actively pursuing completion of AAT and onward studies
  • Previous experience in a Finance capacity, preferably in a SME environment
  • Structured and Efficient
  • Enthusiastic, and highly motivated and be able to work in a Fast Paced Environment.
  • Knowledge of Sage 50 Professional
  • Strong analysis, organisation and planning skills with a key eye for details
  • Self Starter; interest in expanding knowledge
  • Strong time management skills, ability to work to short deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Willingness and ability to quickly learn complex concepts
  • Ability to listen, empathise and gain customer confidence
  • Excellent customer service skills and polite telephone manner
  • Positive “Can Do” attitude
  • Ability to follow internal procedures
  • Ability to work both within a team and individually
  • Strong time management skills, ability to work to short deadlines
  • Full & Valid UK Driving License (Essential)



  • 25 Days Annual Leave (Plus Bank Holidays) Pro-Rata
  • One additional Holiday Day for your birthday
  • Ability to take an additional 5 days unpaid Annual Leave
  • Flexible Working (time and location)
  • Company Pension scheme
  • Free on-site parking
  • Funded Personal Training & Development Plan including Study support
  • Company Team Building and Social Events
  • Free tickets to a range of Sporting events including full hospitality
  • Proven path of career progression in a fast paced and dynamic team environment
  • Referral Bonus
  • Dog Friendly Office


If you are interested in applying for this role, please send an email with your CV and a covering letter to

We look forward to hearing from you!