Finance Officer

Finance Officer

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  • Salary:

    £15.38 - 15.38 per hour

  • Contact :

    Sekai Lindsay

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  • Contact phone:

    020 7820 7307

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

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Harris Hill are delighted to be recruiting for an interim Finance Officer with a fabulous refugee charity based in London.
This is a great opportunity to help set up the finance function of the new 1.1m organisation, initiating its own independent set of accounts and systems on Xero as well as exploring the electronic integration potential with Bank accounts and databases.
Once set up there is the day-to-day financial running of the London-based office, raising invoices and payments, supporting project budget planning, grant reporting, VAT, credit control, and maintaining petty cash and also liaising with other independent accountants supporting our European operations and eventually working with the Head of Finance to prepare for year-end accounts/audit.
The role:
Bookkeeping through Xero
Payment processing and raising invoices, processing online bank payments and cheques
Managing petty cash systems
Any associated account reconciliations and schedules that will assist in the preparation of management and financial accounts of the charity
Help with preparation of monthly management accounts
VAT returns if applicable and related dealings with HMRC
Preparing cash flow forecasts as required
Assisting HOF with credit control and monitoring budgets on a monthly basis

The successful candidate will have the following experience:
Experience of using Xero or similar accounts packages would be advantageous
Advanced knowledge of Excel
Excellent communicator
Knowledge of charitable sector and charity accounting
Experience of working with numerous stakeholders to manage expectations
Understanding of FRS 102 and new SORPs

If you have the above skills and experience please apply online or contact Sekai today!