FINANCE OFFICER

Employer
Advance
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
18 Aug 2021

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Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent

Job Details

WE ARE LOOKING FOR AN EXPERIENCED FINANCE OFFICER TO JOIN OUR FINANCE AND BUSINESS SERVICES TEAM IN A FULL TIME CAPACITY

Are you looking for a dynamic and rewarding role working for an organisation with the feminist agenda at the core of its ethos?

Then Advance could be the career choice for you!

Role: Finance Officer

Salary: £25,000 per annum

Location: Advance Head Office in Hammersmith

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 35 hours per week

This post is open to female applicants only as being female is deemed to be a genuine occupational requirement under Schedule 9, Paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010.

Advance is committed to equality and diversity and strongly encourages applications from women with disabilities, from BME backgrounds and the LBT community.

About Advance

Established in 1998, Advance is an award-winning innovative non-profit organisation supporting women and girls experiencing domestic abuse and those women in contact with the criminal justice system, enabling them to live safe, violence-free and equal lives. We are at the forefront of developing whole systems change services, establishing the first teams working within statutory settings such as justice and health services, to reach women and girls.

We are a passionate and dedicated team who believe in empathy, empowerment, collaboration and innovation and accountability. These qualities characterise our work with women and girls experiencing trauma, reaching over 7,000 women and their children each year. The organisation has recently expanded its services across England, with annual income of £6m and 125 staff.

The role

This is an exciting opportunity for a finance professional with a passion for the women's sector to join our team during a period of exponential growth for the organisation. Reporting to the Finance Manager, the Finance Officer is responsible for maintaining all the transaction processing and reporting to the point of trial balance, utilising QuickBooks. This includes accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll and banking.

What you will bring

The successful candidate will have a solid financial foundation along with an eye for innovation and the ability to aid process improvement. You will be able to work well as part of a growing team whilst also owning your own tasks. QuickBooks experience will be highly regarded.

In short you will have:

Experience of producing reconciliations (e.g., Balance sheet, cash flow, petty cash)
Proficiency in the use of Finance systems (QuickBooks desirable)
Strong Excel skills and good familiarity with all Microsoft Office programmes
High standards with attention to detail
Excellent written and oral communication skills

What we offer:

30 days holiday plus public holidays and a day off for International Women's Day
Pension scheme
Access to our Employee Assistance Programme
Staff away days
In addition to the great benefits listed above, you will have the opportunity to work in a flexible, supportive environment with a team of committed, inspiring women and we will support you as you to continue to build your skills and experience and grow your career.

Please find the full job description attached below.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 1st August.

To apply: Please submit your CV with a supporting statement outlining your suitability for and interest in the role, your salary expectations and notice period.

Please note that any offer of employment will be made subject to references and confirmation of the right to work in the UK and satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

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