Finance Assistant (Purchase Ledger) - PART TIME

Recruiter
Evolve Housing + Support
Location
Croydon, Surrey
Salary
24500.0000
Posted
13 Jul 2017
Closes
12 Aug 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

FINANCE ASSISTANT/PURCHASE LEDGER CLERK - PART TIME

Salary: £24,500 per annum pro rata

Hours: 22.5 hours per week

Location: East Croydon

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary

  • Comprehensive training and development programme

  • 25 days annual leave pro rata (with the option to buy or sell annual leave) plus Bank Holidays

  • Occupational sick pay

  • Contributory group pension scheme

  • Free life assurance and salary sacrifice schemes (e.g. childcare vouchers).

  • Health cash plan

  • Enhanced payments for maternity and paternity leave

  • Career break opportunities

Closing Date: 31 July 2017 23:59

Interview Date: 09 August 2017

About the Role

Reporting to the Finance Manager, you will assist the Finance Department to deliver an accurate, timely and reliable financial service to internal and external suppliers and customers.

You will be responsible for ensuring that accurate and timely financial records are maintained at all times, in relation to your job description.

About You

As well as being motivated, committed and personable, the post holder should have:

  • Highly computer literate

  • Good working knowledge of general office software, i.e. Excel, Word, Outlook etc.

  • Educated to at least A Level standard

  • Good working knowledge of finance systems

  • Methodical approach and good attention to detail

About Evolve Housing + Support

It is an exciting time for our organisation. In 2015, we completed the transformation of our stock through a £29m redevelopment programme. Our supported housing services for homeless and vulnerable people in Croydon, Lambeth, Bromley, Kensington and Chelsea, Lewisham, Merton, Wandsworth, and Kingston-Upon- Thames are now provided in brand new buildings of the highest quality.

During the last six years, our organisation has more than doubled in size, as we have also expanded our work into other boroughs across London. Our employees now number over 200 in total.

Your Application

Evolve Housing + Support is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from all sections of the community, including people who have experienced homelessness themselves.

If you are interested in applying for this position please go to the Work For Us page of the Evolve

Please ensure that you give a clear outline of how your application meets the criteria for this job.

Finance Assistant/Purchase Ledger Clerk

Role profile

Job title:

Finance Assistant/Purchase Ledger Clerk

Department:

Finance

Reports to:

Finance manager

Location:

Croydon

Overall Aim

  • To assist the Finance Department to deliver an accurate, timely and reliable financial service to internal and external suppliers and customers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Carrying out tasks, as requested by the Head of Finance, in relation to the maintenance of accurate and timely financial records such as (but not limited to):

  • Purchase ledger, including processing suppliers’ invoices and assisting with the payment process, monthly reconciliations, filing of invoices;

  • Sales ledger, including preparing and sending out invoices, inputting receipts onto the system, filing of invoices and receipts;

  • Other general duties, as required.

  • Providing administrative and clerical support to the Finance Department including general filing, photocopying and other administrative functions.

  • Carry out such tasks as requested by the Finance manager and/or the Director of Corporate Services in relation to the maintenance of accurate and timely financial records.

  • Be self-supporting in relation to administrative processes such as preparation and typing of correspondence, general filing and photocopying.

  • Ensure adherence to cash procedures including those relating to invoicing, banking and cashing up.

  • In relation to the work undertaken ensure the timely provision, quality and integrity of all financial information.

  • To carry out any other duties which may reasonably be required within the Finance Department as requested by the Finance Manager

  • To act in accordance with the aims of Evolve Housing + Support.

  • To promote and implement Evolve ’s Equal Opportunities Policy and other polices adopted by the Board.

This job description provides an indication of the roles and responsibilities for the post of Finance Assistance/Purchaser Ledger Clerk, but should not be construed as an exclusive list of the duties that the post holder may be asked to undertake.

Please also be aware of and follow Evolve Housing + Support’s policies and procedures, with particular attention to health and safety, equality and diversity and customer service excellence. To further your development and knowledge you may be expected to attend training as necessary.

Evolve Housing + Support reserves the right to amend this role profile as necessary, after consultation with the post-holder, to reflect changes in or to the role.

Person Specification

BookkeeperExperience & qualifications

  • Educated to at least A level standard
  • Minimum Grade B in English and Mathematics at GCSE

Knowledge

  • Highly computer literate
  • Good working knowledge of general office software, i.e. Excel, Word, Outlook, etc

Skills

  • High level of numeracy
  • Ability to work to own initiative without supervision
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Conscientious and diligent in carrying out tasks
  • Methodical approach and good attention to detail
  • Effective communicator with excellent interpersonal skills,

Personal qualities and behaviour

  • Supports and co-operates fully with colleagues to meet current and future business needs and to promote collaboration
  • Willingness to work as part of a team and to undertake additional duties where necessaryReli