Finance Officer

Recruiter
Red Personnel
Location
London, South East England
Salary
27000.0000
Posted
21 Jul 2017
Closes
20 Aug 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A leading membership body in it's field of medical care and scientific research is looking to recruit a skilled Finance Officer to assist the Finance Director and rest of the team.

This role is being offered as temporary role for 3 months in the first instance. The annual salary equivalent is £27,000.
Interview date: Thursday 27th July
Start date: Tuesday 8th August
Hours: 35 hours per week

Essential skills:
" Making sure the payment procedure is followed and in line with their requirements (e.g. pharmaceutical companies payment systems )
" Ensure income is allocated correctly and entered into the accounting system
" Checking when invoices are due, following up on outstanding invoices and reporting potential bad debts
" Processing of purchase invoices and payments
" Processing expense claim forms
" To follow expenditure procedures and ensure that expenditure is correctly coded and authorised
" Assist with management accounts and other finance reports.
" Monthly bank reconciliation
" Petty cash- to be kept up to date at all times and make sure receipts are provided for all expenditure
" Keep the finance files up to date
" Assistance with the annual audit
" Preparing VAT returns
" Organising and writing minutes for Finance Committee
" Answering telephone enquiries and checking enquiries inbox once a week
" Other ad hoc finance duties as may be required by the Finance Director

Person Specification:
" Qualified to AAT qualified or equivalent
" Computer literate - Sage 50 and Microsoft Office
" Organised with ability to move between tasks and handle work from a variety of sources
" Ability to work unsupervised and use own initiative
" Flexibility in a small team
" Excellent time management skills with ability to prioritise work and manage conflicting deadlines.
" Good interpersonal skills; ability to handle a variety of situations with tact and diplomacy
" Good communication skills - written and verbal

Please Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
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