Finance Assistant

Recruiter
Capita
Location
Barnet, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Aug 2019
Closes
31 Aug 2019
Ref
1222771989
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Becoming a Finance Assistant with Capita Local Government:

Role will require travel to various school sites in London Borough of Barnet and we therefore require a car owner/driver. Role is term time only and part time 18-24 hours per week

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a finance assistant to join a developing traded service to schools. The role involves visiting different schools and requires good interpersonal skills. The role will provide support in the provision of a professional accountancy and financial service for schools and academies, by carrying out bookkeeping and related duties in schools.

What you will do:

Bookkeeping Service
  • Maintenance and reconciliation of the accounts
  • Validation and processing invoices
  • Processing income
  • Petty cash disbursements
  • Cash flow monitoring
  • Compliance with VAT regulations
  • Completion of monthly returns posting summary and bank reconciliation
  • Assisting with completion of year end creditors, debtors, receipts and payments in advance
  • Assisting with the preparation of year end returns and closing of accounts
  • Setting up the new year budgets in the new financial year
  • Producing reports for validation of budgets set up

Year End/New Year Procedures
  • Assisting with completion of year end creditors, debtors, receipts and payments in advance
  • Assisting with the preparation of year end returns and closing of accounts
  • Setting up the new year budgets in the new financial year
  • Producing reports for validation of budgets set up
  • Unofficial Funds - maintenance of funds accounts to include
  • Validating and processing invoices and income
  • Completion of bank reconciliation
  • Producing reports for the Headteacher

Your experience will include:

(Essential)
  • A good communicator with customers and colleagues
  • A competent user of accounting packages and Microsoft Office
  • Able to carry out bookkeeping procedures to produce accurate financial records
  • A car owner/driver

(Desirable)
  • A knowledge of accounting principles and practice
  • Evidence of numeracy and written skills
  • Able to explain financial matters to non-financial staff
  • Able to prioritise tasks and work under time limits to deliver a service specification
  • An accounting technician or studying an accounting qualification

About Capita Local Government

For over 25 years, Capita has been the UK's leading provider of services to local government. We help councils to improve efficiency, provide better services and become more commercially sustainable. This works through a variety of frameworks, service agreements, commercial partnerships, shared services and joint venture companies. We cover all local government operations - from customer management, HR and property development to back office processing, administration and IT. Join us and you'll be part of a team providing a full range of back office, middle office and customer facing services.

What's in it for you?

At Capita, we believe an open, transparent working environment that encourages ingenuity and collaboration - with colleagues, customers and clients - is what makes us so effective at what we do.

As well as a generous basic salary, we also give you company matched pension scheme and access to a variety of voluntary benefit options. These include a share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle, such as retail, health & wellbeing and leisure discounts.

You'll be joining a network of some of the most experienced, innovative and dedicated people in the country - the opportunities to learn new skills, develop in your career and grow and as we grow are almost endless. Our mission is to help you realise your potential - whatever that means to you.

What we hope you will do next

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Capita operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership.

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