Finance Assistant (D25/22.LM)

Location:  On-site at SAMS, Oban

Contract Type:  Permanent

Working Pattern:  Full Time (37hrs)

Salary:  £22,149 per annum

Closing Date: 24th March 2023


The Role

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual, with good all-round finance office experience and skills to join our busy Finance Team that maintains ledger systems for the 3 companies within the SAMS Group.

Duties will involve daily processing of transactions across a range of ledger activity – Sales Ledger (Invoices and Debtors), Bank Accounts (including periodic reconciliations) as well as assisting with the processing of Purchase Orders and Invoices and Staff travel claims. You will maintain high standards of financial processing and will contribute to tight and timely controls over SAMS group procedures. You will assist the Team with month-end processes and annual budgeting work, as well as supporting a range of administrative and financial activities within the business at busy times.

The postholder will have the opportunity for CPD accounts courses and future AAT or other similar courses, where time and funding allows.


Our Ideal Candidate

You will be a team player, who has strong numerical and communication skills, the ability to work independently, quickly, and accurately and who is familiar with financial coding. Experience of Excel and financial processing software would be an advantage, whilst evidence of success working in a busy finance office environment is essential.


Employee Benefits

Our employees are the heart of our business. Recruiting and retaining the right people is the key to our success. Rewarding our employees is therefore an important component of our employment package and we have a wide range of benefits on offer to staff. These can enhance your personal and professional development, your health and well-being and your finances. Additionally, SAMS encourages and recognises excellence among staff through various recognition and reward arrangements. We constantly develop and expand the benefits and offers for our colleagues. 

SAMS offers a generous salary and pension as well as employee benefits package.  We also have supportive policies to assist absence, family and other leave types. 



We would love to hear from you.  If you have queries on the job and would like to talk these through before applying, please email these through, in the first instance, to Lorna Macpherson -  

Applications must include CV and Cover Letter and should be sent electronically to quoting Job Ref ‘D25/22.LM’ in the subject heading.

Closing date for applications is 24th March 2023 – Interviews will likely be held on 29th / 30th March 2023.

Please note, candidates must have the rights to work in the UK.


Full details on this vacancy can be found here: Finance Assistant (D25/22.LM)