Finance Assistant - Income

The Search Core Limited
Covent Garden
£23,000 - £26,000
31 Oct 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking for an experienced Finance Assistant (income) for this exciting opportunity within this large well-known charitable organisation.

The role will be accountable for the completeness and accuracy of income reporting by implementing and developing effective finance processes for income. This will include the efficient completion of the month-end tasks but also delivering improvements where the team has identified areas of risk.

This role will work in a small team and report to Head of Finance, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Process the monthly download of income information from the fundraising database systems and post into the accounting system
  • Identify and record restricted income and ensure receivable restricted income is received in a timely manner through regular liaison with fundraisers
  • Monitor the income bank accounts throughout the month to ensure that income receipts have been accounted for
  • Ensure that systems and processes for recognising income from the accounting system are robust providing data accurately. Identify opportunities for improvement and work closely with the systems team on developing solutions
  • Maintain schedules to support debtor balances and monitor their ageing
  • Prepare quarterly reconciliation of other member balance sheet accounts and preparation of payment requests for reimbursement of costs
  • Act as a Finance Services contact for income related queries within Finance and with other departments
  • Support in the preparation of statutory and management accounts in line with accounting standards
  • Provide support during internal and external audits

The successful candidate will be ACCA/CIMA part qualified accountant or equivalent with experience of working within a similar income recognition or sales ledger environment. You must possess a keen interest and aptitude in the development of information systems. It is essential that you can demonstrate a proven track record of reviewing processes that will enhance and improve efficiencies and business processes.

You must have strong verbal and written communication skills and be able to build strong working relationships with the key personal across finance, systems and the IT teams.

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