Finance Officer Salary: £24,750 pro rata Hours: Part-time 2 days per week (initial one-year contract) Location: Alnwick Our client is a vibrant arts centre, theatre and cinema in the town of Alnwick and now firmly established as one of the leading small venues in Northumberland, England. Due to continued success our client is looking to recruit a finance officer to contribute to the development and manage the delivery and maintenance of all financial aspects, providing information to facilitate decision making and management of financial risk and procedures. Duties Include: •Provide information and contribute to the development of the financial aspects of the business plan to ensure that it is financially robust and viable. •Provide effective and accurate information to the management and Board so that is capable of informing decision making and risk management. •Accurate calculation, administration of performance statement of accounts & ; Control debtors and creditors, including delegated authorities, in support of the business plan and ensuring suppliers are paid in line with agreed policy. •Allocate, monitor and manage agreed management budgets, including fundraising & gift aid, grants &restricted funds. •Ensure operational and project managers are able to operate within budget and have the required information to effectively accurately report back to individuals/ trusts/ grant organisations. •Collate and maintain effective and accurate records of all financial transactions including purchase ledger (money out) sales ledger (money in) bank reconciliation petty cash, banking and plus department till counts & reconciliation in line with business reporting and regulatory requirements. •Monthly and weekly calculation & administration of Payroll duties including the accurate and timely payment of staff, calculating hours, deducting tax and national insurance deductions. •The setting up of new staff, issuing tax forms, managing special situations such as maternity or sickness pay and pensions. •Prepare, record and collate leave, new contracts or amends, absence and overtime information for the accurate calculation of payroll and the effective maintenance of staff records. •Provide financial information to the accountant for the production and delivery of compliant financial and risk reporting that meets the requirements of the Board, tax and regulatory authorities. •Act as Company Secretary, ensuring maintenance of Charity Commission and Companies House records and timely delivery of all reporting requirements. •Monitor and control the procurement of products, services, systems and property as required by the business plan. The Ideal Candidate: •Experience in a similar role is Essential •Association of Accounting Technicians qualification or similar essential. •Significant experience of: Book keeping, Working with accounting software and spreadsheets, VAT returns, Budgeting, Financial reporting, Payroll. •Intermediate level competence in use of spreadsheet, word processing and accounting packages for record keeping and reporting. •Develops honest and lasting relationships with customers/stakeholders based on open communication. Interviews proposed : week May 13 th 2019 If you feel you are the ideal candidate APPLY today! Keywords: Finance, Bookkeeper, Payroll, Accounts, Accountant, Accountancy Vacancies, Financial Controller, Finance manager, Financial Controller, Financial, Financial Vacancies Managerial, Supervisor, Finance administrator, Finance Officer, Payroll Assistant, Payroll Clerk, Payroll Clerk Assistant, Payroll Admin, Payroll Administrator, Payroll Admin Assistant, Accountancy, Finance, Banking and Finance, Clerk.