Finance Administrator

Goodman Masson
12 Feb 2017
12 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an AAT Qualified or nearly qualified Finance Administrator looking for a role in the Essex area? Are you looking to work in small finance team which can offer you variety to your daily finance duties? Would you be interested in working for a recognised and established charity? If so, read on
My client is a small and established children's charity based in the Essex area and through expansion, they are looking to recruit a Finance Administrator, who would ultimately report into the Director of Finance and cover day to day record keeping, accounting and reporting duties.
Ideally you would be AAT qualified or nearly qualified, have used Sage or a similar package and have experience in all or mostly all of the following:
*Ensuring the efficient and accurate maintenance of the financial records of the charity, with focus on service functions, particularly;
*Fixed Asset register: maintenance/supervision of maintenance to reflect acquisitions, disposals, depreciation, doing checks against actual assets.
*Purchase Ledger: assist with purchase ledger invoice processing and supplier payments. Ensure all orders and payments are correctly authorised, that debit balances are minimised.
*Sales Ledger: raise invoices for service provision and ensure they are paid on time.
*Journals: Raise month end journals for accruals and prepayments on an alternate month basis, alternating with Finance Assistant
*Produce timely, accurate and relevant monthly management accounts for the Services functions of the charity, including commentary on significant areas and variances from budget.
*Prepare/supervise preparation of bank reconciliations ensuring all reconciling items are cleared.
*Prepare purchase ledger reconciliations, and ensure any reconciling items are cleared.
*Reconcile other control accounts.
*Ensure credit control especially for services' invoices ensuring bad debts are minimised and that debts are paid on time.
*Assist in ensuring all procedures are documented and are kept up to date.
*In close co-operation with the Director of Finance, assist with the preparation of the year end statutory accounts ensuring they comply with the SORP, and the audit schedules and pack for the charity.
*Liaise with the charity's external auditors.
*Implement agreed actions in the audit report, if any.
*Check the HR input for the payroll or output from the payroll on an alternating monthly basis (which is run by an external payroll bureau) to ensure all staff receive the correct pay.
*Assist the Non Finance Managers in preparing their annual budget, forecasts and projections.
*Work with budget holders to review performance against budget to ensure they are operating with the agreed budget.
*Ensure correct VAT coding is used when processing all income and expenditure transactions and that supplier invoices charge the correct VAT.
*Produce the quarterly VAT return ensuring it is compliant and that the VAT recovery is maximised.

Please appreciate that the closing date is the 10th of February and if you meet the criteria above and are interested in this varied and exciting transactional position then apply now.