Finance Officer - Accounts Receivable & Payroll

London, UK
20 May 2019
27 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
This is a brilliant opportunity for a finance professional to join a friendly, supportive and dedicated finance team working for a leading children's charity.

Objective: To be responsible for the administration of the accounts to trial balance and the accurate processing of payroll.

  • To maintain sales ledger including raising sales invoices, credit notes, processing all receipts and to ensure all payments against invoices are carried out accurately, working closely with colleagues to deal with all queries efficiently and effectively, and to ensure that daily receipts are banked promptly
  • To process monthly payroll, ensuring that statutory payments are paid within the deadline and to maintain accurate payroll records as well as dealing with staff queries about payroll
  • To produce monthly payroll journals and any necessary journals to clear the suspense accounts
  • To be responsible for all credit control procedures, producing statements and reminders for outstanding accounts and chasing outstanding balances.
  • To process credit card payments, updating receipts on a weekly basis.
  • To reconcile all bank accounts on a monthly basis, upload statements on the system and process the transfers between country accounts.

Person Specification

  • Experience of computerised accounting to trial balance.
  • Experience of producing bank reconciliations.
  • Experience of sales ledger or credit control.
  • Experience of processing a computerised payroll.


Experience of working within a charitable organisation

Essential skills and abilities:
  • Good level of numeracy
  • Good communication skills, oral and written.
  • Good computer skills, particularly in Excel, and word-processing skills.
  • Ability to highlight issues and develop systems and procedures.
  • Ability to reconcile accounts.
  • Ability to manage own workload and meet deadlines.
  • Awareness of equalities issues and a commitment to anti-discriminatory policies and practice.
  • Able to maintain the confidentiality of information
  • Ability to work to deadlines and anticipate and resolve problems within the scope of the role
  • Awareness of, and commitment to compliance with legislative developments relating to payroll and pensions

AAT or equivalent of accountancy qualification

CIMA/ACCA/ACA part qualified

Aumida is committed to promoting equal opportunities, encouraging applications from all members of the community. Candidates are shortlisted based on competencies and ability to do the job.

Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications, we are only able to respond to the most suitable candidates. Please ensure that you have the relevant skills and experience for the role before you hit apply.

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