Financial Accountant

Recruiter
Jon Egging Trust
Location
Leicester, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Jun 2019
Closes
01 Jul 2019
Ref
1185452839
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Jon Egging Trust was founded in 2012 in memory of Red Arrows pilot Flight Lieutenant Jon Egging to realise his dream of inspiring young people to achieve a brighter future. Jon tragically lost his life on 20th of August 2011 whilst completing a Red Arrows display at the Bournemouth Air Festival.?

The Trust delivers two key youth programmes: Blue Skies and Inspirational Outreach, connecting young people aged 11-16 who are underachieving in school with inspirational individuals and resources linked to aviation and STEM. A catalyst for change, the charity works in partnership with the military, predominantly the RAF, as well as corporate partners across the UK to support vulnerable young people to reach their potential.?

We are currently looking for a skilled and efficient financial accountant to support us on a temporary basis as follows:

Contract: Temporary
Period: 3 months
Start Date: Immediate
Hours: 16 hrs per week - worked flexibly
Location: Home based

Essential Experience/Skills:
• Qualified Accountant
• Xero practitioner
• Journals posting and bank reconciliation
• Management accounting

Responsibilities:
• Production of monthly management accounts from Xero
• Regular reconciliation of bank account to Xero
• Posting journals and payroll to Xero; oversight of bookkeeping entries
• Supporting the team where necessary, including reviewing data, expenses, invoices
• Willingness to resolve issues and ensure technical accuracy
• Excellent communication skills, able to engage with staff at all levels

You will be joining a small but committed team of home workers who are all passionate about improving the lives of children through our specialist youth programmes.

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