Finance Officer required to work within our client who operate within the Education Sector. You will work as a key member of the Finance Team covering general accounting duties for a entities within the Trust, which might include Colleges, School, subsidiary companies or the wider Trust.
The post holder is to contribute to the whole life of the College and Trust, always remembering that our core purpose is to improve the education and lives of the young people at the College. The post holder will be expected to embrace, articulate and work with the Trust’s objectives, vision, values, purpose and methods.
You may be required to travel on occasions to carry out your duties at all College premises, some of which are located a distance from the main College sites and at such other places as the Trust may reasonably require.
Main Duties include:
To process, pay and file invoices relating to the Trust, College, School etc using Access.
To undertake the payment of volunteer expense reimbursements.
To maintain petty cash box and spreadsheets.
Plan and organise work to ensure month end and year end close procedures are adhered to.
Enter Direct Debits and Standing Orders into the purchase ledger.
To assist a more senior Finance colleague by keeping up to date files/lists of properties and deal with the Trust utilities.
Reconcile supplier statements and deal with queries from various staff members and suppliers, raising complex queries with them.
To enter manual cheques.
To undertake banking and post office visits when necessary.
To provide cover for absent colleagues when necessary.
To reconcile bank statements as required, however, at least on a monthly basis.
To be responsible for the accounting of other subsidiaries where required.
To prepare sales invoices as required and chase debts
Experience, Knowledge and Skills:
Experience of working as a Finance Administrator / Finance Officer
Experience of managing a diverse workload and meeting strict deadlines
Ideally you will have completed your AAT or equivalent, but this is only desirable.
Highly Computer Literate in Microsoft office applications, especially Excel
Outstanding interpersonal skills
Able to work to deadlines
Working Hours: 39 Hour per week - Monday to Friday.
Occasional working hours on Evening or Weekends may be required on a few occasions
Salary Guide:£20,300 - £22,000