Finance Administrator

Date: 07-Jan-2022

Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne, GB, NE12 8BU

Company: Greggs Plc

Vacancy Details

Due to some changes within the team, we have an exciting opportunity for a Finance Administrator to join the Central Accounting team on a Temporary basis until November 2022.

The main focus of the role will be to administer all aspects of our property finance processes across our retail and supply estate, including the period end accounting for key property costs.

The base location for this role would be our Head Office in Newcastle Upon Tyne.

About Greggs

Here at Greggs, we love what we do and we have fun! What makes Greggs so special is our culture – the way we are, the way we behave and the way we support each other.

We're hard-working, but above all else we're family; and it doesn't matter who you are, where you're from or what your favourite bake is, we’d love you to join us!

We want everyone to feel welcome at Greggs and our colleagues to be able to be themselves at work, whatever their background, preferences, or views.

We recognise the importance of having diverse teams and the positive impact this can have and we actively encourage applications from all backgrounds.


Competitive depending on experience

Shift Pattern and Contracted Hours

35 hours per week working mainly dayshift Monday to Friday, flexibility will be considered with this

What you'll do

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ownership of the property mailbox to respond to queries from landlords and property managers as well as processing of invoices for rent, insurance, business rates and service charges;
  • Period end accounting for property related costs (turnover rent, business rates, service charge and landlord’s insurance);
  • Balance sheet reconciliations for the above cost areas;
  • Managing the payments of rents and rates to make sure they are made timely and accurately;
  • Provision of turnover data to landlords where required; and any other ad-hoc support as required by the Central Accounting Team

About you

  • Finance/Accounts background.
  • Advanced Excel skills.
  • Preferably a finance/accounting degree or AAT qualified (or similar).
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and to tight deadlines. 
  • Effective problem-solving skills.
  • Experience of using SAP Accounting desirable but not essential.
  • Previous experience dealing with property costs desirable.


  • Our Greggs Employee discount Scheme is very generous, offering you up to 50% off our food
  • Your holiday entitlement starts with 4.2 weeks, in addition to bank holidays, which increases with service up to a maximum of 6 weeks after 25 years’ service. (Pro-rata for part time)
  • After 6 months service you may be eligible  for our profit share scheme
  • You will receive free life assurance after 1 year’s continuous service.  This is a death in service benefit which provides a lump sum payment equal to one and a half years’ salary
  • You will automatically join our Greggs pension scheme which is a fantastic way to save for your retirement and allows you to benefit from employer contributions and tax advantages

Other benefits include

  • Share Save and Share Incentive Schemes
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Healthcare Plans
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

Your Application

During the application process we’ll keep in touch every step of the way, we know how big a decision it is for you to apply for a job.

Once you do we’ll work hard to keep you up to speed on how your application is progressing, with your help we can make your application as quick and as smooth as possible.