Charity Talent are recruiting for a Youth Community Charity based in Central London. They are recruiting for a Finance Officer to start asap. The core function of the role is Finance Business Partner responsibility for our Highgrove Estate, working with, and supporting, the Highgrove Director with finance matters, including input on both OPEX
Responsibilities include but are not limited to; Assistance in preparation of management account
information for inclusion in the consolidated group management accounts; this includes
reconciliations for bank accounts and other balance sheet areas.
Specific Duties will include:
Data entry to accounting system across entities i.e purchase invoices, staff personal
expenses and credit card reconciliations.
Raising sales invoices as required, ensure that they are entered on to the system in a timely
and accurate manner and ensure debtors are managed in a timely fashion.
Assist in maintenance and monthly review of purchase order system.
Manage the receipt of supplier invoices and ensure they are appropriately coded and
authorized prior to processing on accounting system in line with control environment.
Collation of weekly supplier payment run including uploading payments to online banking
service for approval. Reconciliation of petty cash accounts including cash advances in various currencies and
verifying documentation. Weekly bank reconciliations. Assisting in the development of monthly financial reports and reconciliations as required.
Assisting month end processes including maintaining fixed asset register and application
of the appropriate capitalisation treatment of assets being purchased and under
construction. Assistance in reconciliation and management of intercompany balances between
subsidiaries / associated companies and the parent charity.
The essential skills, knowledge and experience required are:
- Qualified Accountant (CIMA, ACCA, ICAEW)
- Excellent technical accounting knowledge
- Experience in a similar management accounting role.
-Experience of charities sector and group reporting requirements is preferred.
- Experience of Sage and QuickBooks accounting software is preferred but not essential.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office programs - advanced Excel skills preferred.
- Desire to work with figures and communicate financial information to non-financial users.