Accounts Assistant / Sales & Purchase Ledger Finance Officer

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P5809
  • Date Posted: 9 October 2020
  • Recruiter: AWD online
  • Location: Maidenhead, Berkshire
  • Salary: £22,000 to £25,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: pro rata per annum
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Part Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

Accountancy Job. Sales & Purchase Ledger Accounts Assistant / Finance Officer Jobs, Careers & Vacancies in Maidenhead, Berkshire Advertised by AWD online – Multi-Job Board Advertising and CV Sourcing Recruitment Services

Sales & Purchase Ledger Accounts Assistant / Finance Officer who has previous all-round accounts experience, excellent communication and organisational skills and a keen eye for detail is required for a well-established Charity based in Maidenhead, Berkshire.

This position would suit candidates who have recently worked in a finance role and are now looking for a varied and challenging standalone position.

 

SALARY: £22,000 - £25,000 pro rata per annum (depending on experience)

LOCATION: Maidenhead, Berkshire

JOB TYPE:  Part-Time, Permanent

HOURS: 30 Hours per Week (Monday to Friday)

 

APPLICATION PROCESS: Once you’ve applied via this site, we will email over some extra details regarding the application process that you will need to complete as soon as possible. Please keep an eye out for our email.

 

INTERVIEW DATE: Thursday 5th November 2020

 

JOB OVERVIEW

We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a Sales & Purchase Ledger Accounts Assistant / Finance Officer who has previous all-round accounts experience, excellent communication and organisational skills and a keen eye for detail.

As the Sales & Purchase Ledger Accounts Assistant / Finance Officer, you will work in a standalone position within a small and friendly, but busy finance team, providing a full range of accounting and administrative support to the Charity.

Working as the Sales & Purchase Ledger Accounts Assistant / Finance Officer you will have good knowledge of MS Excel and be process driven as the role is responsible for processing invoices and income.

DUTIES

Your duties as the Sales & Purchase Ledger Accounts Assistant / Finance Officer:

  • Take full responsibility for managing all aspects of the Sales and Purchase ledgers, both within the accounting system and for the paper processes
  • Be the first point of contact for all supplier queries
  • Support the Head of Finance & IT with month-end processes to include reconciliations and journals as required
  • Post new fixed assets to the fixed asset register and manage records of fixed assets
  • Download and export weekly retail sales data and assist with the production and posting of monthly retail figures
  • Assist with fundraising income processing by recording income received by post, SO and DD and liaising with the fundraising team
  • Ensure all bank transactions are posted and reconciled on a weekly/monthly basis
  • Take day to day responsibility for processing and recording cash receipts including Pine Lodge till, vending machine and ad hoc donations
  • Keep the Retail lease schedule up to date with all shop information
  • Liaise with the utility broker for set up of utilities for new shops and contract renewal information
  • Take responsibility for running, checking and submitting Retail and Fundraising gift aid claims
  • Assist the Payroll Manager with timesheet checking and obtaining working patterns
  • Participate in process improvement and efficiency within the Finance Team
  • Undertake ad hoc project work as directed by the Head of Finance & IT or Finance Director

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

  • Experience of recently working within a finance team
  • A recognised bookkeeping or equivalent qualification. Qualified by experience will be considered (desirable)
  • Strong experience of managing and undertaking a full range of bookkeeping responsibilities in a medium sized organisation to include full sales and purchase ledger management
  • Experience of using an accounts package to include full use of Sales and Purchase Ledgers and producing reports
  • Good Excel skills to contribute to financial reporting and budgeting as required
  • Experience of reconciling bank accounts
  • Experience of VAT transactions
  • Understand the processes and principles of gift aid
  • Experience supporting the statutory accounts process including debtors, creditors and fixed assets (desirable)
  • Experience of working with external stakeholders such as auditors and suppliers
  • Experience of working in a charity or not for profit environment (desirable)
  • Good communication skills both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to engage positively with non-finance colleagues across the charity to explain finance processes or requirements
  • Strong customer focus and experience of delivering excellent customer service
  • Ability to take an active role in improving finance processes and systems to meet the changing needs of the organisation
  • Remain calm and customer focused during busy periods
  • Able to work to targets
  • Able to establish strong and effective working relationships

 

Appointment is subject to a Standard Disclosure and Barring Service check

 

HOW TO APPLY

APPLICATION PROCESS: Once you’ve applied via this site, we will email over some extra details regarding the application process that you will need to complete as soon as possible. Please keep an eye out for our email.

CV’s of Job Applicants meeting this requirement may also be submitted to our Client for consideration. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.

JOB REF: AWDO-P5809

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