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Account Executive

Skipton Business Finance, 52 Wellington Street
Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 2EE
United Kingdom

Hours of Work: 35 hours per week, Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm

Salary: Dependent on experience

Job Introduction

This role is working as part of our subsidiary company, Skipton Business Finance (SBF) Ltd, within their vibrant regional office in Leeds.  The main purpose of this role is to optimise the income stream of SBF and ensure clients receive a positive level of service.  You’ll support the Relationship Managers by being a key communication link between SBF and a portfolio of clients.

To find out more about Skipton Business Finance Ltd please refer to their website at

Main Responsibilities

You’ll accurately and efficiently resolve any client queries, ensuring they get the maximum support and benefit from the service you provide to encourage client longevity and operational efficiency. You’ll support new clients using your attention to detail to ensure accounts are set up accurately and within sanctioned parameters.   You will also be responsible for collecting up to date management information and ensuring any changes in client status are recorded, implemented and recorded correctly.

You’ll work closely with your colleagues by being supportive and participative within this team environment.   As a team and individually you will contribute to overall business targets in respect of income and profitability to help support SBF’s annual objectives.

Ideal Candidate

We’re looking for someone preferably with invoice finance experience who can work accurately and efficiently at all times, especially within a fast-paced environment.  You’ll have a professional approach to your work and feel comfortable working towards targets and objectives. The key competencies for this role are:
- Communication/listening skills
- Using initiative/making decisions
- Customer focused
- Perseverance

About Skipton Building Society

At Skipton Building Society we are not just another Financial Services Institution we are a mutual organisation, which means we are owned by our members and believe in placing them at the heart of everything we do. The same goes for our people. We can only be successful as a business if we have great people and we believe in treating people as individuals. Our values are Trust, Ownership and One Team which reflect the attitudes and way of working everyone here displays on a daily basis, and which are key to the delivery of the outstanding level of personal service we offer our customers.

We’re committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where every colleague has an opportunity to fulfil their career potential. We respect and appreciate the value that our colleagues’ unique differences can bring and offer consideration for anyone seeking a more flexible work-life balance. If you have a need for flexibility then please let us know.

Why Work For Us

We’re committed to paying our people fairly for the role they undertake and provide a wide range of benefits to support our colleagues’ finances and wellbeing, including our Employee Assistance programme, the opportunity to buy extra holidays and shopping discount vouchers
You’ll be able to shape your career within your team and can expect a structured learning and development programme where you’ll be valued recognised and rewarded.

 More information on our benefits can be found here

Skipton are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age