Finance Administrator / Income Administration Officer

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P7521
  • Date Posted: 17 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Guide Dogs
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Salary: £18,000 to £20,250
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Excellent Benefits (See Below)
  • Sector: Accounting, Administration
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

Guide Dogs Jobs, Careers and Vacancies. Finance Administrator / Income Administration Officer vacancy in Reading, Berkshire. Advertised by AWD online – Multi-Job Board Advertising and CV Sourcing Recruitment Services

Finance Administrator / Income Administration Officer who has experience working within a finance department and using accounting / financial information systems such as Sage, or similar with excellent administrative and numerical skills is required by Guide Dogs based in Reading, Berkshire.

 

SALARY: £18,000 - £20,250 per annum

BENEFITS: 26 Days Holiday plus Bank Holidays. A generous pension scheme, life assurance and enhanced pay for parenting and sickness leave. In addition, an Employee Assistance Programme, flexible benefits package and discounts and cashback scheme.

LOCATION: Reading, Berkshire

TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent

WORKING HOURS: 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week

 

APPLICATION PROCESS: Once we’ve reviewed your CV, 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.

 

JOB OVERVIEW

We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a Finance Administrator / Income Administration Officer (known within the organisation as an Income Officer) who has experience working within a finance department and using accounting / financial information systems such as Sage, or similar with excellent administrative and numerical skills.

Working as the Finance Administrator / Income Administration Officer you will provide an efficient and effective income processing service for monies being received by the organisation.

As the Finance Administrator / Income Administration Officer, you will ensure that all income is received, banked, allocated and processed through the Fundraising CRM system in a timely manner so that supporters are thanked as soon as possible. This includes reconciling amounts, proactively querying issues where appropriate and communicating internally and with external parties to ensure resolution.

As a successful candidate, you will have an exciting opportunity to work in a growing and fulfilling environment where your efforts will be greatly appreciated by Guide Dogs and the thousands of people they help.

 

DUTIES

Your duties and responsibilities as the Finance Administrator / Income Administration Officer:

  • Review all income received including relevant paperwork and allocate the income to the correct recipient
  • Upload to the fundraising system all data feeds for income banked via any third party as well as direct debits and any other income banked directly
  • Set up donor details accurately on the system
  • Provide assistance and support to other team members concerning the correct application of financial and business rules regarding income and receipting
  • Receive and handle significant volumes and values of cash, cheques and Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) vouchers and other miscellaneous items ensuring appropriate controls are followed and that the monies are reconciled to the accounting system and banked promptly
  • Process credit card donations in line with business and financial rules

 

WORKING AT GUIDE DOGS

Working at Guide Dogs is much more than just a job. Through the values that guide our work, we make a real difference, and change lives.

We believe that wellbeing at work is about creating an environment to promote a state of contentment which allows all employees to flourish and achieve their full potential for the benefit of themselves and for Guide Dogs.

 

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

  • Proven experience of working within a Finance / Accounts Department
  • Educated to GCSE grade C or above in English and Maths or equivalent
  • Demonstrable knowledge of financial information systems such as Sage or similar
  • Good level of financial competence
  • Good numeracy skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Effective time management and organisation skills
  • Good Microsoft Excel skills
  • Proven experience of bank reconciliations
  • Professional qualification such as AAT / BTEC or equivalent would be highly desirable

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK

The Charity is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children, young people and vulnerable adults with whom they work. They expect all of their employees and volunteers to fully share this commitment.

Please note: we reserve the right to close any of our vacancies early.

 

NO AGENCIES PLEASE

 

HOW TO APPLY

APPLICATION PROCESS: Once we’ve reviewed your CV, 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-P7521

This job is being advertised by AWD online on behalf of Guide Dogs

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