Finance Officer

Sitka Recruitment Ltd
Cardiff, UK
02 Oct 2019
08 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We are recruiting an Accounts Assistant to provide quality finance support to a charitable organisation based in Cardiff.This role offers the opportunity for a pro-active individual to work in a finance team who pride themselves on the quality of their work, with a key focus on service delivery.

You will work in a small team of dedicated individuals and report into a supportive Finance Manager.This is an ideal role for someone with some experience in an accountancy support role and is a rare opportunity to join an organisation that offers flexible working arrangements and promotes work/life balance. This role is being offered initially on a fixed term basis, for 10 months. The working hours are between 35 hours a week - there is flexibility as how these are worked.

The Job

•Purchase ledger - ensuring all supplier invoices are logged, processed and paid in accordance with supplier terms, the procurement policy and the purchasing policy.

•Maintenance of the purchase order system including supporting budget holders at resolving purchase order and invoice matching queries.

•Sales ledger- all customer invoices are raised accurately and in a timely manner, receipts processed and a credit control function performed where necessary. Demonstrate a sound knowledge of income streams.

•Bank- to undertake regular bank reconciliations and exhibit a strong awareness of the date sensitivity of items in line with our key funders claim procedures

•Payroll - provide administration support for the payroll process

•VAT- complete quarterly VAT returns with minimal supervision in an accurate and timely manner

•Travel Expenses- manage the monthly end to end process, feeding into the payroll process, ensuring the reimbursement procedures are adhered to at all times

•Continually work to find innovative solutions to improve overall workplace performance

•Other duties as allocated by the business.

The person specification

•To carry out this role effectively it is essential that the post holder have demonstrable experience of managing the purchase ledger, bank reconciliation and VAT

•You will be able to work independently, be proactive and manage time well whilst supporting the overall business objectives

•You will be proficient in the use of Excel (intermediate level) - experience of working with Xero would be an advantage

•You will demonstrate excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

•You should have knowledge of budgeting processes

•You should have experience in managing financial systems

•You will have a high level of accuracy with a methodical approach to daily duties

Salary & Benefits

·Salary is c £21,000 per annum

·32 days annual leave + 8 bank holidays

·Pension scheme (7% employer contribution)

·Flexible working

·Free parking

How to apply

Please click on apply to send in your CV in the first instance and one of the team will be in touch and provide job full details.

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