Temporary Finance Officer - banking support

Recruiter
The Search Core
Location
London (Central)
Posted
10 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are looking for an experienced Temporary Finance Officer - Banking Support for this Central London based not-for-profit organisation. This role will support the Banking Manager and team within this well-known charitable organisation.

This is a temporary assignment initially for 3 months that is likely to extend up to 6 months.

You daily duties will include:

  • Assisting the Banking Support Manager in ensuring that the total income received is managed effectively and in conjunction with the policy and procedure
  • Responsible for the Charity’s entire open credit facility, including decision making and set up of the open credit facility, administration and liaising with the bank on a regular basis
  • Reconciliation of branch banking control accounts including cheques received
  • Distribution of petty cash and the reconciliation of the petty cash control account including arranging petty cash advances and floats requests
  • Fully documented financial processes and procedures for the Team, updating the internal departmental procedures manual
  • Monthly reconciliation of the bank accounts for which there are 8 balance sheet accounts which hold 750 divisional accounts
  • Liaise with key stakeholders, regarding any problems that may arise on any of the reconciliations

The successful candidate will have a strong understanding of basis accounting and financial control principles. You must have the ability to deal with a high volume of data and transactions. You must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to establish, develop and maintain relationships with a wide variety of people both internally and externally.

You must have well developed IT skills with experience of using financial systems whilst a good working knowledge of Excel is essential; with an inquisitive mind looking for ways to simplify and improve processes and procedures.

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