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Date Added: Tue 22/11/2022

Commercial Assistant

Bulwell, NG8, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Here at Avant Homes, we look to constantly challenge the status quo in our relentless pursuit of new, better and different ways to be amazing!

We are looking for people who share our passion and want to stand out from the crowd, take pride in what we do and be part of an energetic, values-driven and diverse team.

Avant Homes are a HBF Five Star Rated housebuilder operating in Scotland, the North East of England, Yorkshire and the East & West Midlands, with six regional offices employing over 700 people. We have ambitious growth plans and the commitment to achieve them. Our mission is to become the housebuilder of choice in the North by making aspirational homes attainable.

Due to continued success and future business growth, we have an exciting opportunity for a Commercial Assistant to join our team based at our Midlands head office in Nottingham.

The Role

Are you organised, do you have a good attention to detail along with experience of processing orders and payments? Do you want to be part of a friendly, driven team? If the answer is yes, then look no further, your next career could be with us!

Joining our team as our Commercial Assistant you will also be responsible for but not limited to;

Key duties and requirements

Assisting in the processing of payments for subcontractor, directly employed and customer service payments.
Recording and monitoring weekly labour only contractor payments.
Requesting, collating and recording sub-contractor and Health and safety documentation for review and approval.
Preparing subcontractor tender packages and collating returns.
Maintaining new and existing contractors within the COINS ERP system.
Maintenance of the internal cost matrix.
Collating and processing clients' choices forms and orders for each plot sale.
Tracking and raising payments for NHBC plot registrations and building control fees.
Assisting in the preparation of key status reports and updates on all KPIs relating to the commercial team.
Utilising COINS, to create orders in support of the Quantity Surveyors.
Updating payment records, preparing and issuing of pay less notices.
Providing general administration support to the wider Commercial team as required.

Who are we looking for?

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate proven experience within a similar role, providing assistance to a finance or commercial team whilst also possessing strong administration skills. Experience of working for a housebuilder or construction company would be advantageous however, is not essential.

A self-sufficient, experienced administrator with the ability to provide excellent written and verbal communication whilst also working well under pressure in a fast-paced environment is essential.

Strong organisational skills along with the ability to prioritise workload with excellent attention to detail are also an essential part of this role.

You will also possess:

Extensive knowledge and application of Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel.
Experience of the COINS ERP system is desirable, yet not essential as full training will be provided.
The ability to work under your own initiative and manage time effectively.
A flexible and adaptable approach to changing requirements.
Excellent verbal and written communication.

What will you get in return?

Discretionary bonus
Buy, sell and accrual holiday scheme
Private Health care
Company Pension
Life Assurance
Other Benefits including our exclusive Avant discount platformIf this sounds like you, dare to be different, join us and be a part of Avant's future success
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