Finance Assistant

Lerwick Port Authority

AddressLerwick Port Authority, Albert Building, Lerwick, Shetland ZE1 0LL
Closing DateFriday 23rd November 2018

A full-time position has arisen for a Finance Assistant at the Authority’s main office at Albert Building.

Main duties of the post include processing invoices and maintaining computerised and paper records, particularly in relation to shipping and cargoes. Assisting with maintenance of the Authority’s purchase, sales and nominal ledgers and processing payroll using Sage Line 50 Accounts and Payroll applications.

The postholder will also help to maintain the Authority’s financial systems and will be required to carry out other general administrative office duties.

Applicants should be self-motivated and possess good communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability to prioritise their workload.

Preference will be given to applicants with previous experience and a sound working knowledge of Sage and Microsoft Office applications. A pleasant and courteous manner is essential.

Hours of work are from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday. Applicants must be physically fit and capable of passing a pre-employment medical.

To receive an application pack with details on the position, please contact our reception on 01595 692991 or via email to
Applications marked “Private and Confidential” should be submitted before noon on Friday 23rd November 2018 to:

Capt. Calum Grains, Chief Executive,
Lerwick Port Authority, Albert Building,
Lerwick, Shetland ZE1 0LL