Finance Officer

Recruiter
Guidant Global
Location
Watford, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Sep 2019
Closes
22 Sep 2019
Ref
1255967611
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Location - Watford, Hertfordshire

Permanent - Full-Time

Salary - £27,000 per annum
  • Up to 7 weeks paid holiday (including bank holidays)
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • 35 hour working week

Action for Children

Every year, Action for Children impacts on the lives of 310,000 children, young people and their families across the UK, through our professional and committed workforce of c.4300.

We currently have a number of opportunitiesavailable within our Finance team for Finance Officer's. These roles will see you ensure that payments are made in a timely manner, according to the plan set by the Finance Manager, utilizing the agreed standards and controls established to apply across the charity.

The role?
  • Adhering to process and control framework for AP, AR and credit control which aligns with Action for Children's strategic objectives
  • Progressing payment for supplier invoices (non-Children's Services); volunteer payments; consolidated billing; payment runs and Accounts Receivable, running AIM invoices; allocating cash received through VoIuntary Income and Services
  • Responding to queries, adhering to and meeting deadlines KPI's and SLAs.
  • Supporting the development, implementation and enhancement of relevant systems and processes to ensure that these are consistent with our strategic objectives. Such systems must include a mix of training, audits, self-checks and blended learning methods which supportorganisationalefficiency
  • Supporting the collection, input, analysis and presentation of financial data for financial reporting
  • Performing monthly procedures as required including running, reviewing and issuing financial reports, also to support internal and external audit purposes
  • Supporting the development, implementation and review of standard reporting, to enable senior management and Trustees to monitor organisational performance against key performance indicators

The person?
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with excellent attention to detail
  • A good working knowledge of Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Helpdesk and cash allocation processes and procedures
  • Continuousimprovement experience including process improvement, re-engineering and team-based problem solving.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong excel skills, including v-lookups, pivots
  • Willing to cross skill and flex as required between the different tasks within the team

Please refer to the full job description and person specification for further information.

The Rewards?

We offer a highly competitive salary, with a minimum of 7 weeks leave (i.e. 29 days' plus bank holidays), an excellent company pension scheme, regular and supportivesupervision, season ticket travel loan facility, interest free Development Loans and discounts at major high street retailers. Plus, a lot more.

For further details please contact Saima Khan on .uk

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 17th September

Interview date: Monday 23rd September

We look forward to your application!

Guidant is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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