• Finance Assitant
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
  • London
  • £25000 - £28000 per annum USD / Year
  • This position has been filled.
  • Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
  • Consultant: Angela Chellappah
  • Contact Number: 020 7939 7435
  • Expiry Date: 2024-07-31

A leading literacy charity is looking for a Finance Assistant to join its small, closeknit team. The charity empowers children, young people and adults from disadvantaged communities with the literacy skills they need to succeed. You will need to work from the office in Vauxhall at least one day per week, but can work from home the remainder of the week. Salary £25,000 – £28,000 per annum.

This is a permanent, full time role (35 hours per week). You will report to the Head of Finance and work closely with the other members in the Finance Team.

The post holder’s main duties and responsibilities are:

  • Undertake month-end bank reconciliations, monitor balances and make transfers when required
  • Process bank transactions including depositing cheques
  • Check bank receipts daily, matching to income expected and liaising with other departments as necessary to ensure they’re coded correctly
  • Take card payments over the phone, and work with the other finance team members to process cheques and cash
  • Import sales invoices from our CRM system (Salesforce) into accounting system (Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central), and carry out reconciliations of income
  • Chase outstanding debts and manage aged debtors, including working with the Head of Finance and department leads as necessary
  • Process and input staff expenses
  • Process and input purchase invoices, ensuring they’re authorised and coded correctly
  • Liaise with suppliers and be first point of contact for accounts payable queries
  • Check and reconcile bank payments daily and liaise with other team members and other departments on managing payments
  • Process payments to HMRC, and other ad hoc payments as required
  • Prepare Gift Aid claims and submit to HMRC
  • Support the audit process as required

Candidates applying for this role must have the following skills and experience;

  • Experience carrying out basic financial processes
  • Working with finance software packages
  • Ability to work independently and problem solve
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Experience working in voluntary sector, sales and purchase ledger, or processing Gift Aid claims would be an advantage.

If you have the experience required, please apply with a copy of your CV.

Role closes on 29th April, 2024

My client will be interviewing on 2nd May, 2024

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