Commercial Assistant

Commercial Assistant

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Social Housing

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £22k - 25k per year

  • Contact:

    Leanne Spence

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Commercial Assistant


This position is working with a Housing Maintenance Contractor, who provides a 24/7 Customer Service supporting clients in the Social Housing Sector.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Commercial Assistant to support our Accounts & Commercial teams based out of Hertford. This role is best suited to a customer focused, ambitious, enthusiastic and detail-oriented person who is eager to learn and grow with us!

The role:

In this role you will be responsible for various clerical tasks, including data entry, running performance reports and raising sales invoices.


  • To act in line with our Company Values: Reliable & Dependable, Positivity, Innovation, Integrity, Team Player, Proactive, Honesty and Respect;
  • To commit to learning about our individual customer’s needs and exceeding their expectations;
  • To provide weekly and monthly updates and reports of contractual KPI’s, ensuring data inputs are accurate and outputs reconcile; 
  • To validate payments to sub-contractors;
  • To prepare month-end reconciliation of client reports;
  • To attend client meetings;
  • To ensure that you deliver a positive, friendly service to our customers and your team.


  • Previous experience in a similar role in the Construction Industry is preferred;
  • Knowledge of the National Housing Federation desirable;
  • Excel to advanced level is essential;
  • Must be a self-starter with the initiative and drive to get results quickly;
  • Enthusiastic, positive and able to work well within a team; 
  • Have strong communication skills both written & verbal. 


  • Up to 28 days holiday (inclusive of Bank Holidays)
  • Holiday Purchase Scheme
  • Non-contractual Employee Incentive Scheme
  • Private Medical Care
  • Perkbox.

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