Finance Officer - Part Time

Location
Manchester
Salary
Up to £18000 per annum
Posted
26 Apr 2019
Closes
24 May 2019
Ref
00094684
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Manchester's venue for children and families is looking to recruit a Part Time Finance Officer.

PURPOSE:
To assist the General Manager by performing the day to day tasks of the finance department, maintaining and updating all financial records and assisting in the preparation of management accounts

HOURS
The hours of the role are 22.5 hours per week ideally to be spread over 5 days Monday to Friday but a good deal of flexibility is possible for the right candidate (including term time only working)

PAY
The annual salary is £18,000 pro rata (pro rata pay will be £10,800 per annum)

MAIN AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:
- Sales Ledger, daily processing of sales invoices, credits and receipts on sage accounts
- Cash Takings, daily accounting for the cash takings from: - Box Office and Café/Bar.
- Purchase Ledger, daily processing of Purchase Invoices
- Bank, daily inputting and banking of sales and cash receipts, pay suppliers or cash purchases by bacs or cheque and daily reconciliations of all bank accounts.
- Petty Cash, as and when required, advancing petty cash to staff, completion of petty cash forms ensuring receipts are correct, approved by appropriate person, weekly input to Sage and reconciliation.
- Nominal Ledger, Inputting and recording of journal entries including prepayments and accruals.
- Credit Control, Produce and send monthly statements, calling debtors on the telephone, dealing with queries and disputes from the debtors in a systematic manner.
- Month End, assist with reconciliations and preparations for producing quarterly management accounts and vat returns
- Other Duties, Any other duties as directed by the General Manager, including admin support for all departments
- To work with the entire staff team to support and deliver the strategic and creative vision.
- To understand, actively promote and adhere to Health & Safety legislation and our Health and Safety policy.
- To adhere to all our policies and procedures.

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

- AAT qualified or at least two years experience as book Keeper / financial officer.
- Working Knowledge of Sage 50 Accounts software
- Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Excel
- Strong organisational and time management skills
- Ability to demonstrate attention to detail
- Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work within a diverse team
- Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
- Interest in working in a creative environment.

The following attributes would be desirable:
- Understanding of Charity accounting
- Experience of box office systems
- Knowledge of the arts and cultural scene in the North West

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