Finance Assistant - Part Time

Recruiter
Vanilla Recruitment Ltd
Location
Leicester
Salary
£20,000 - £24,999
Posted
07 Feb 2018
Closes
09 Mar 2018
Category
Accounting
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
We are currently recruiting for a part-time Finance Assistant for a charity based in Leicester. The role will be reporting to the Finance Officer and will be part of a job share and has the potential to increase in hours as new projects / grants are agreed. You will need to be comfortable with your technical accounting skills as this role will mainly be standalone with a mid-week handover.

Duties and responsibilities:

* Prepare payments to beneficiaries, ensuring they are properly authorised and dispatched
* Prepare, check and distribute periodic grant reports, in a timely and accurate manner, and reconcile on accounting software
* Prepare invoices and supporting documentation
* Process grants received on internal database, generate receipts and transfer to their accounting software (Sun systems but transferring to Sage Line 50)
* Prepare and amend financial reporting spreadsheets as required
* File all accounting documentation in a timely and appropriate manner
* Provide support to the administration team to ensure the smooth running of the charity such as answering telephone calls, helping with the post and filing

Skills and experience required:

* AAT, ICB or QBE
* 3 years experience of working in a finance position
* Experience of working for a charitable organisation is desirable
* Working knowledge of Sage Line 50 and Microsoft Excel is essential / knowledge of Sun systems desirable
* Excellent analytical skills with an attention to detail
* Methodical approach to work
* Excellent communication skills

Hours:

* 15 hours per week (split across 3 days - Weds / Thurs / Fri)

Salary and benefits:

* £20,000 pro-rata
* 23 days annual leave + 8 bank holidays (pro-rata)
* Pension (matched)

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