Finance Assistant

Recruiter
Johnnie Johnson Housing Trust
Location
Cheshire
Posted
06 Mar 2019
Closes
31 Mar 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Johnnie Johnson Housing (JJH) is a not-for-profit housing association dedicated to offering quality homes for independent living. Our vision is simple, it is focused on “Living Longer, Living Better”. We want to help our residents age well, live independently and maintain their quality of life for as long as possible.
It’s an exciting time to join us as we move forward towards achieving our aim of becoming the 'Market Maker' in Independent Living. We embrace a ‘One Team’ ethos and employ people who are pioneering and who strive to be outstanding in their role. In return, we empower them to be the very best that they can be. As a result, we can continue to ensure our customers remain at the very heart of everything we do.
About the Role…
Here at Johnnie Johnson, we are now looking for a new member of the team to undertake a range of support activities in the Finance department.
The primary focus of the role will be supporting the Business Partner and Financial Analyst with various month end transactions and to provide ad hoc cover for the Sales / Purchase Ledger Clerk. Assisting with month end journals and reports for management accounts, you will review and analyse the credit card process, ensuring all payments have adequate documentation backup, and take responsibility for the daily banking recordings and postings. You will also prepare and process monthly bank reconciliations, process the weekly payment run and support the Finance team through the annual statutory account process.
What we’re looking for…
So, if you are educated to GCSE standard (or equivalent) and have previous experience in a similar finance role or just starting out in your career, then we would be delighted to hear from you!
We’re looking for an individual who will work flexibly within a busy team environment and who can communicate effectively with internal and external customers. A keen eye for detail and excellent time management skills are vital. Knowledge of financial good practice and month end routines would be advantageous.
With strong IT skills including excellent use of Microsoft Excel, you will have the ability to prepare procedure notes and be able to streamline and challenge existing working/system practices. We’d also like you to have knowledge of reconciliation processes and be willing to work towards a finance qualification.
Closing Date: 2nd April 2019.
This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email

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