Finance Administrator - Beckenham

Daisy Chain Childcare Recruitment
Beckenham, Greater London
£24000 - £26000/annum
12 Jul 2017
10 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

20 days holiday, NEST pension, staff discount on childcare plus other benefits including employee incentive scheme and perkbox following successful completion of probation

Role description:

Based at head office in Beckenham, reporting to Group Financial Controller, part of an Accounts team of seven.

Manage finance department administration including review of shared Accounts inbox resolving parent or Nursery queries where possible and allocating others to the relevant team member e.g. funding-related. Responsible for co-ordination of file archiving and ordering of office supplies;

Daily allocation of nursery receipts (standing order, card machine, cash, cheque, childcare vouchers) for all nurseries to child accounts on First Steps system;

Monthly invoicing for 2-3 Nurseries generated using First Steps system and preparation and distribution of Direct Debit letters using mail merge;

Purchase Ledger accounting for all Nurseries including posting invoices and payments onto Sage Line 50, obtaining necessary authorisation for expenditure from Nursery managers / business owners, setting up supplier payments on HSBCnet online banking system and dealing with supplier queries;

Attributes desired:

Strong organisational skills;
Team player with good oral and written communication skills;
Confident with a ‘can do’ attitude;
Good attention to detail;
Purchase ledger bookkeeping experience would be an advantage;
Previous experience with Office (Outlook, Excel, Word) essential, previous experience with Sage Line 50 would be an advantage.

Daisy Chain Childcare Recruitment is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks and an enhanced DBS will be required.

** All internal staff at Daisy Chain Childcare Recruitment Are Safer Recruitment trained **

Required skills