Associated British Ports

Masterdata Administrator - 12 month FTC

Associated British Ports - Posted 1 year ago
£52k-96k/year  + Equity
*high salary
*Based on 0 Finance Manager salary records


Kingston upon Hull, ENG

Finance Manager
Company size
2k employees

Finance Manager Job description

We’re the UK's largest ports operator with a network of 21 ports around Britain. We handle around one-quarter of the UK's seaborne trade and contribute £7.5 billion to our economy every year.

It’s a story we’re proud of but it doesn’t end there. We’re transforming our business and embracing the future.

We offer a vast range of roles spanning the UK, all rooted in a culture that welcomes diversity, fosters talent, encourages internal movement and progression, and places safety as our number one priority.

The Role: Masterdata Administrator - 12month FTC


To deliver quality and timely Master Data activities within ABP’s Finance Shared Services (FSS) team in Port Business Services (PBS).


The Master Data Clerk within PBS will be responsible for the delivery of the following services for all parts of ABP:

  • Maintain high-quality financial master data, focusing on Business Partners, and providing support to deliver the integration and maintenance of the property related business partner data (Customers and Vendors). 
  • Day to day liaison with the wider business to ensure the ongoing quality of master data
  • Ongoing review and housekeeping of master data quality

Principal duties and responsibilities:

  1. Culture & Team
  • Demonstrate a strong customer service culture and skills set
  • Work with the Master Data Manager to achieve KPI’s and objectives
  1. Delivery of Services
  • Ensure timely and accurate verification and maintenance of customer and vendor master data, supporting the wider master data team in the maintenance of chart of accounts, cost centre, profit centre, internal orders and fixed assets.
  • Ensure ongoing review and cleansing of master data quality, including performing standard housekeeping activities
  • Keep the Master Data Manager updated on master data issues
  • Responsible for the electronic storage and retention of documents and making available to local audit, as required
  • Be seen, internally, as a point of contact for master data matters
  1. Management and ongoing monitoring of service delivery
  • Compliance, performance and positive contribution to KPI’s for the Master Data Team and wider PBS and business
  • Ensure timeliness and accuracy of master data activities
  • Responsible for the consistent and ongoing adherence to guidelines and internal controls
  1. Continuous Improvement
  • Build relationships with key points of contact across the processes and other functions within the FSS in order to maintain an understanding of the process context and identify both intra process and cross process improvement opportunities
  • Proactively suggest improvement ideas to drive continuous improvement
  1. Transition Management
  • Assist with the transition of activities in to PBS and support the wider business in technology and process changes

About you:

You will be a real team player, eager to get stuck in to this exciting and fast-paced industry and work hard. To be successful in this role, you will need to use your initiative, be proactive and be comfortable working with unpredictability.

Skills, Experience & Qualifications


  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good communication (verbal and written) and inter-personal skills
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Skills in planning, organising and time management
  • Ability to forge strong working relationships with a diverse set of colleagues


  • Experience of working in a service culture environment
  • Knowledge of SAP Financial Applications


  • This job holder needs to deliver against ABP’s values based competency model
  • Proactivity and high energy
  • Strong customer service ethos


  • Experience of working in a shared service centre
  • 2+ year’s Master Data experience in a Finance master data role

Additional Information:

When joining ABP you will find an environment that is both welcoming and challenging. We reward our employees well and offer a generous remuneration package, employer pension, private health insurance and a range of other benefits.

Please note that ABP undertake random screening for substance abuse and operate a zero-tolerance policy. A medical will be required before starting this position also.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their background, which helps us to provide a diverse and inclusive working environment.

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