Finance Assistant

Finance Assistant

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    £27k - 30k per year

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    Simon Bascombe

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

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Harris Hill are recruiting for a Finance Assistant for this children's charity based in London.

This is an immediate start position with interviews held this or next week. With someone starting in the next couple of weeks.

The salary is 27,000pa - 30,000pa

Responsibilities of the position:

You will report to a Finance Manager supporting the delivery of finance strategy
Advise the Finance Manager on financial issues which arise and which are outside the agreed boundaries of management authority.
Keep abreast of financial developments across the charity sector.
Provide good communication to key stakeholders through

Maintaining contact with bankers, suppliers, payroll providers, customers and auditors.
Work with Community directors to establish and resolve financial issues

Deliver an internal financial service to the charity

Provide financial support to the fundraising department with funding applications and reports to funders
Produce the chairman's monthly fundraising report.
Control and account for Gift aid claims.
Provide financial and accounting services support to Head office, Institute and Fostering operations (including payroll reconciliation, postings and head office petty cash reconciliation, sales invoice production)
Provide accounting support on the major development projects
To ensure depreciation charge is correct and the fixed asset register maintained
Maintain accounting records for pension scheme
Process (on Sage) Coutts main account transactions e.g. DDs. and reconcile the account
Ensure suitable data maintained in respect of children's accounts.
Undertake any other duty as directed by the Finance Manager

Financial regulatory

Ensure compliance with Data Protection legislation

Education and Qualifications

Part qualified or Full AAT.
Proficient in Sage50 accounting software
Three to five years' experience of bookkeeping in an organisation of around 5m- 10m
Experience of the charity sector
A good knowledge of financial controls