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Commercial Finance & Admin Assistant

Conference Aston

Location:  Conference Aston
Salary:  £21,630 to £23,715 per annum
Grade:  Grade 05
Contract Type:  Continuing
Basis:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Thursday 18 August 2022
Interview Date:  Wednesday 31 August 2022
Reference:  R220454
Release Date:  Friday 15 July 2022

At Conference Aston, we provide our customers with service tailored to their needs, a unique hospitality experience, delivered with authenticity and a modern twist.

We are looking for someone with a natural energy and enthusiasm to be part of our finance & administration team, who is down-to-earth with excellent inter-personal, organisational and communication skills who has the ability to maintain financial procedures and have proven administrative capabilities. 

The position will liaise closely with the Hotel Financial Controller ensuring that the invoicing, reporting, reconciliation & analysis is completed in a timely and accurate manner, whilst also assisting the senior management team with administration duties 

Ideally, you will have previous experience in a finance or business administration role and be able to demonstrate that you can work productively & effectively to deadlines and have a flexible working approach. 

Located in Birmingham City Centre, Conference Aston is a wholly owned subsidiary of Aston University with a large conference hotel offering 163 modern hotel bedrooms, 19 meeting rooms and conference suites for up to 220 delegates, a 400-seated restaurant with private dining rooms, lounge, and bar.

The position will be in the main working from Monday to Friday and will primarily be office based at Conference Aston however there may be the possibility to incorporate part dynamic working. 

Please note that anonymous shortlisting will be carried out for this role as part of Aston University’s commitment to equality and diversity and ensuring a fair and consistent approach to recruitment.   Personal details that are included on application forms, including the candidate’s name and address will not be disclosed to the shortlisting panel.  We kindly ask that candidates do not send CVs or cover letters as these will not be considered. Please note that only answers that fall within the application form questions will be assessed.  

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Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  It promotes equality and diversity in all aspects of its work. We are committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN Charter, recognised by a silver award, and we are a Disability Confident Employer Level 2. We strive to have robust inclusivity strategies in place, including race and sexual orientation, to encourage colleagues to have the confidence and freedom to be themselves in the workplace. For more information, visit:

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.

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