Finance Officer

Finance Officer

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  • Salary:

    £14.87 - 17.95 per hour

  • Contact :

    Ryan Elmer

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  • Contact phone:

    020 7820 7313

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Harris Hill is urgently seeking an interim Finance Officer, ASAP for up to 6 months, on a full time hybrid basis.

We are looking for a highly motivated, detail oriented and flexible team player, for this varied and exciting role.
In this role, you will provide bookkeeping and financial management support to organisation, processing and maintaining all financial records, payroll and support with management reporting tasks, thereby contributing to maintaining the financial operations of the organisation..

The role pays £29-35kpa on an hour basis, paid weekly.

Maintain day-to-day financial operations including
Process accounts payable, accounts receivable/grants claim.
Process staff expenses, credit card returns and journals
Prepare monthly bank reconciliation and reconciliation of other payment platforms (e.g. Western Union, Paypal, INT-L, etc.) l
Timely and accurate update of financial systems using Sage 50 Accounts and other software, as required.
General accounting functions (including petty cash,).
Process weekly payment runs to Grantees and other stakeholders.
Process monthly payroll using Sage 50 Payroll, including pension assessment, issuance of P45 to leavers and annual P60 to staff; and post all related journals
Generate monthly sage ledger report and reconcile all balance sheet accounts.
Support the Finance and Operations manager with monthly management reporting and budgeting.
Support IT System migration ensuring clean, accurate and complete data is migrated
Ensure all year-end entries, including accruals, prepayments, deferred income, and depreciation charges are processed; prepare year-end schedules and liaise with and provide required information to auditors during annual statutory audits.
Carry out any other duties commensurate with the post.

Person Specification
At least AAT (The Association of Accounting Technicians) or ICB (The Institute of Certified Bookkeeper) qualified.
At least four years' experience working in a similar role within the charity sector
Proven experience of at least two years responsibility for bookkeeping and management accounting activities of a charity
Proven experience with all aspects of Sage 50 accounts, Sage Payroll RTI Submissions.
Proven financial accounting (including foreign currency transactions) experience with the ability to demonstrate excellent numerical and financial awareness.
Competent IT user, conversant in Excel and other Office systems.
Highly organised with proven experience of working across teams and effectively managing conflicting priorities.
Proven ability to work independently, accurately and pay attention to detail, including in record keeping and data management.
Effective written and verbal communication skills, fluency in English, excellent interpersonal skills, and a pleasant, diplomatic manner in interacting with Media Defence's stakeholders and with colleagues at all levels.
Excellent analytical skills, including ability to interpret data.
Able to work effectively in a team and on own initiative.
Proven ability to work in a multi-cultural environment
Right to work in the UK