Finance Officer

Ashberry Recruitment
18 Jan 2019
31 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Ashberry Recruitment are looking for a Temporary Finance Officer until November 2019. The successful candidate will provide a comprehensive financial and administrative support function to our Manchester based client.
Main duties

- Maintenance and development of financial systems and records;
- Preparation of financial accounts on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis
- Payroll administration, including PAYE and liaison with accountants and HMRC
- Banking of monies received
- Payment of receipts and invoices
- Management of petty cash including allocation of petty cash to projects
- Maintenance and development of records and information required by funders
- Support and assistance to the C.E.O with fundraising applications
- Maintenance and development of data and information recording systems
- Management of stock levels and ordering within budget constraints
- Preparing service/department budgets
- Preparing monthly reports on Cashflow, Invoices and Creditors reports for the CEO and Board of Trustees
- Any other duties as request by the C.E.O and commensurate with the role
- Reporting to Charity Commission & Companies House, Annual Reports etc

Skills & Knowledge

- At least 2 years’ experience of a finance & administration role and an appropriate education level
- Experience of budget planning and reporting
- Detailed knowledge and experience of Quickbooks and/or SAGE
- Experience of cash handling and reconciliation and reporting of these
- IT/computer literate and ability to use all Microsoft Office packages
- Knowledge of PAYE system and its requirements
- Experience of planning and reporting on allocated tasks and projects
- Ability to train new staff in use of office and I.T. Equipment
- Knowledge of housing benefit and rent collection
- Knowledge and experience of creating and managing budgets, profit and loss, cashflow and other financial reports
- Knowledge and understanding of the effects of domestic abuse on women, men, children and young people and the support services available and relevant legislation
- Full driving licence and access to a car for work
- Working knowledge of Health & Safety requirements


- Ability to work as part of an effective team, approachable, flexible, proactive and with a positive outlook
- Ability to work on own initiative, a high level of self-motivation
- Ability to plan, organise and prioritise work effectively to meet deadlines with a high level of attention to detail
- Commitment to Guidelines, Policies & Procedures
- Committed to continuous service improvement and development
- Committed to own personal and professional development
- Excellent communication skills both verbal and written

Additional Requirement
The post is subject to enhanced DBS checks.
22.5 hours per week

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