Finance Assistant

Location
England, West Yorkshire, Wakefield
Salary
£24000 - £27000 per annum + £24k - £27K depending on experience
Posted
10 Jun 2024
Closes
08 Jul 2024
Ref
4569799
Contact
Alexandra Elliott
Job Title
Accounts Assistant
Category
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Your new companyGreat professionals enable great places. Our client is the network that makes this happen. Whether an organisation looking to develop their talent and attract the best in the business, an executive leader looking for access to industry expertise and an extensive network of forward-thinking professionals, or an individual at the start of their career in search of career guidance, their clients exist to enable them to reach their full potential.
Your new roleTo administer, maintain and manage accurate records with regard to all aspects of the finances of the group and related companies.
Principal Responsibilities

  • Maintain and input all financial information into ledgers, including the raising of sales invoices and the processing of purchase ledger items, ensuring all invoices are input promptly and accurately.
    Administer payments to suppliers.
  • Process Bacs transactions on both the purchase & sales cycles.
  • Complete daily, weekly and monthly duties including bank reconciliation, general financial accounting.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date member subscription and contributions records and the organisation of the collection of monies from members and contributors.
  • To keep an up-to-date credit control system and chase payments
  • Maintain & input financial information into the company database.
  • Office administration including answering the phone and email and dealing with post when necessary.

General RequirementsPost holders are expected to work collaboratively with colleagues within the group, partner agencies and other organisations for the delivery of excellent integrated services for our customers.
What you'll need to succeed

  • Understanding of financial management processes and procedures
  • Awareness of generally accepted accounting principles and legislation affecting charities and commercial operations
  • Appreciation of the objectives of the Solace group and the environment in which it operates.
  • Use of accounts packages Sage 50 and/or Sage 200
  • Delivery and support of day-to-day financial processes
  • General administration support


Skills & Abilities

  • Organised with the ability to establish, monitor and maintain office systems and processes.
  • 'Can do' attitude, willing to contribute to activity outside of core job role.
  • Excellent IT skills & good working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Professional manner and attitude, able to remain calm under pressure and adapt to change.

What you'll get in return

  • Holidays 26 to 33 days holiday
  • Pension: Each year increases yearly to keep pace with the cost of living over time
  • Discounted Travel: Benefit from discounted travel on public transport
  • Learning and Development: Employees have access to coaching, mentoring, apprenticeships, job shadowing, and various learning opportunities to enhance their skills and support future career growth
  • Work-Life Balance: Supports work-life balance with family-friendly policies, including flexible working, part-time working, job-sharing, term-time arrangements, special leave for career breaks, and volunteering.
  • Health and Wellbeing: Employees have access to health and wellbeing training, free flu vaccinations, fitness classes, and discounted health memberships and retailer offers
  • Family-Friendly Policies: Recognises the importance of family life and offers supportive policies for starting a family, caring for loved ones, and managing disabilities
  • Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion: The company promotes diversity in the workplace and fosters an inclusive environment.
  • Modern Working: Embraces modern working practices, using technology and flexible workspaces to enhance efficiency.
    Their Modern Working Policy allows staff to request flexible working and informal hybrid arrangements.

What you need to do nowIf you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now this job isn't quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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