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An experienced and highly organised Finance Assistant / Bookkeeper with a keen eye for detail and great communication skills.
Shift’s new Finance Assistant / Bookkeeper will provide the day-to-day bookkeeping function across three companies and work to support our Finance Manager.
Part time basis, 2-3 days a week (or equivelent hours over 3-5 days).
- Processing supplier invoices and payments, including overseas payments
- Customer invoicing and credit control
- Setting up weekly payment run
- Managing and reconciling petty cash and credit card
- Reconciliation of all bank accounts
- Filing and maintaining all financial records in an organised system
- Supporting the Finance Manager in the preparation of periodic company accounts
- Supporting the Finance Manager with HR admin by managing leave and sickness records as well as relevant HR files
- Supporting the Finance Manager with other ad hoc tasks when required, such as collating information for budgets and project overviews
- Excellent organisational skills with the ability to work to set deadlines
- A friendly attitude, with excellent communication skills and the ability to efficiently communicate with colleagues at all levels
- The ability to take charge of and manage the bookkeeping workload and deadlines without needing close supervision
- Flexibility, with a willingness to perform routine tasks as well as supporting ad-hoc projects
Your experience and knowledge
- Accurate data entry skills with excellent attention to detail
- Experience of providing bookkeeping support, as a Bookkeeper or in an assistant/junior role
- Bookkeeping or junior accountancy training (AAT Bookkeeping certificate/Level 2 Diploma, IAB) or work-experience to an equivalent level
- Working knowledge of Sage financial software
- Good Microsoft Excel skills, ideally to intermediate level
- Working understanding of the basic finance function of a company
- Understanding of basic VAT rules
- Understanding of the importance of confidentiality when handling financial and HR data
- Understanding of cost accounting
- Experience of charity accounts
- Experience with intra-group bookkeeping and charging
- Experience of collating data for reports to funders
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Location: Global Hub, Woking (25 minute train journey from London Waterloo)
Type of Role: Permanent
Reports to: Senior Finance Business Partner
Salary: £23,120 - £28,900 per annum
Closing Date: 29th September 2019. PLease note we may start shortlisting before the closing date
The Group Finance Department in the Global Hub(GH) provides financial services to support the operations of 55 programme countries and 20 National Organisations (NOs) which are the independent members of Plan as well as the Headquarters. The Group Finance department provides financial accounting, reporting and planning services, treasury and the financial systems, processes and control structure to support the €800million global operations.
We are currently looking for an assistant accountant to join the Group Finance Department at our Global Hub, based in Woking, on a permanent basis. You will be tasked with assisting with all aspects of management and financial reporting, supporting the effective operation of the global organisation, with a focus on intercompany processes. You will need to have a good analytical skills and ability to interpret financial information, and a working knowledge of general ledger, reconciliation practices, and fixed asset registers. In addition, you will need to quickly learn intercompany processes.
Plan International is a development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We strive for a just world, working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners.We are independent of governments, religions and political parties. What does Plan International do? We work with children, young people and communities to tackle the root causes of discrimination against girls, exclusion and vulnerability. We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. Our work enables children to prepare for and respond to crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge. Plan International has been building powerful partnerships for children for over 75 years, and is active in over 70 countries.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
An exciting opportunity for a progressive and ambitious Assistant Accountant looking to work in a busy and rapidly growing team in one of London's Top Universities.
Based in Central London this Organisation provides Higher Education Courses to thousands of Students from around the world.
The Assistant Accountant will be responsible for the following duties
- Provide information to Key Stakeholders to help them manage budgets.
- Manage both Purchase Ledger and Sales Ledger Functions.
- Produce various reports and analyses based on income and expenditure.
- Process corporate Credit Cards and ensure they are correctly allocated.
The successful Assistant Accountant will be actively studying ACCA or CIMA and keen to progress. You will have experience of transactional duties and reporting or analysing data. Experience with in the Education Sector is not essential.
A salary of between £28,000 and £32,000 plus benefits including study support and a generous holiday allowance.
A London-based charity is looking for an Assistant Accountant to join their team.
Your new company:
My client is a well-supported charity based near to Waterloo. They are looking for a tenacious Assistant Accountant to join their busy team.
Your new role:
This new and exciting role will support the finance team dealing with:
Assisting the Head of Finance with budgeting and forecasting
Producing other ad hoc reports in Excel
Investigating variances and providing commentary
Complex reconciliations, including balance sheet reconciliations and reconciliations of several bank accounts
Use of Excel and internal systems
What you'll need to succeed:
In order to succeed, you will need to have prior experience in accounting duties such as reporting, Excel-based work, budgeting and analysis. The employer is ideally also looking for someone who is studying for a professional qualification. Previous experience in using financial software is also required.
What you'll get in return:
In return, you will have the opportunity to work for a well-regarded local charity which makes a real difference in the local and wider community.
What you need to do now
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Assistant Accountant for the Research Department for a London University
3 month Contract (FTC)
Experience of working with ‘Grants’ or Restrictive Funds would be extremely helpful.
Monitoring expenditure on research and services rendered projects
- Running expenditure reports from the accounting system (SAP) and reviewing them to ensure that expenditure complies with the rules specified by the sponsor of the project.
- Checking that expenditure is within the limits of the agreed budget and investigating any variances.
Preparing claims for sponsors
Completing, on a quarterly basis, the sponsor’s or the University’s claim form to record expenditure for the period
Raising invoices and monitoring income received
- Maintaining a full schedule of income due for each project and checking that this is received.
- Preparing and raising invoices on SAP.
- Running and reviewing aged debt reports on at least a monthly basis.
Experience of grant accounting and or restrictive funds would be extremely
Circa £35,000 per annum (depending on experience) plus pension, death in service benefit, season ticket loan, medical and dental insurance (on completion of probationary period)
Full Time, Permanent
25 days holiday (plus 3 additional days to be taken between Christmas and New Year)
4pm finish on Fridays
Central London location (Covent Garden)
Support towards professional qualifications
The Masonic Charitable Foundation is seeking a calm, methodical and detail orientated finance professional to provide high quality support to the finance team. Reporting into the Financial Controller, the Accountant is a key role which is responsible for the oversight of the Investment portfolio, and of all the MCF bank accounts including daily cash updates, reconciliations and cash flow reporting. In addition this role will support with a growing company secretary function and assist in statutory submissions, managing the credit card scheme and looking after the company insurance policies.
The ideal candidate will have experience of investment bookkeeping or accounting and would either be AAT qualified, be currently studying or qualified by experience. Previous experience within the charity sector would also be desirable but is not essential.
Strong communication skills are essential to be successful in this role as you will be required to build excellent working relationships internally with the various departments and will also need to be able to work with the external brokers and have the courage to question when required. It is also essential that you have previous SUN and Q&A experience and have an analytical approach to your work.
Deadline for applications: 23 September 2019
No Agencies thank you.
We are recruiting for an Accounts Assistant to support our finance Manager by ensuring our financial records are kept up-to-date and payments are made and received on time. As a think tank with twelve employees, we are looking for an accounts assistant who has the ability to work independently and also as part of a team, and to strict deadlines.
There will be periods when you will be busy. We hold a number of events throughout the year with Spring and Autumn being the busiest seasons in our events calendar. From March to July you will support the Finance Manager with the financial year-end work, audit and the Board of Trustees’ meeting reports.
For a small organisation we offer good benefits, flexible working and a pension. We even give you your birthday as an extra day of leave as well as additional leave at Christmas and over the New Year. All of us at ILC are committed to creating a welcoming and friendly work environment which you are sure to enjoy.
For the full job description and details of how to apply for this post, download the Accounts Assistant recruitment pack from the ILC website. The deadline for applications is 8am on Tuesday 8 October 2019.
Robertson Bell Finance are currently supporting an International development organisation in London in the search for an Interim Management Accountant to join the team on a 6-month basis. IMPORTANT; this post is to provide maternity cover and will therefore not start until mid-October.
Working closely with the Head of Finance in an integral role for the finance team in the preparation of management accounts and controls. Key responsibilities include:
- Production and analysis of the monthly management accounts including accruals and prepayments, income and expenditure forecasts, monthly reconciliations of aged creditors/debtors
- Providing business partnering support to the overseas managers on budgeting and forecasting.
- Completing monthly management submissions from regional offices.
- Payroll is outsourced but this role will support the internal processing of the monthly payroll for the UK and International offices
- Support departments in allocation of resources in accordance with donor funding.
This is a hands-on role that requires the successful candidate to get stuck into the detail of the organisation but provide a high level analysis and insight when needed.
We are looking for a fully qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent), however the client is open to consider those qualified by experience. A charity background with specific experience with international development would be favourable but those with a commercial background and dealing with international currency would also be considered.
Again, I must stress this post will not start until mid-October and therefore we can consider candidates on 4 week notice or less. This is an interim role and applications will therefore be reviewed on an ongoing basis.
My client's year end and audit period is fast approaching, and as such this large, prestigious national charity is looking for interim support during this busy time. You will be part of a large and hardworking financial accounting team and will support the processing and maintenance of accurate records for the annual returns.
Main responsibilities include:
- Preparing consolidated financial statements for the charity, and producing the audit schedule and supporting documentation as required
- Providing assistance to national branches on procedures for completing annual returns and maintaining branch accounts
- Continually reviewing the existing financial procedures and controls of the charity
- Supervising one part-qualified Financial Accountant
The successful candidate will:
- Be a fully qualified Accountant (CIMA, ACCA, ACA or equivalent)
- Have proven experience leading a charity through its year end and audit period
- Be confident and experienced working in a complex organisation, dealing with multiple stakeholders
- Have strong Excel skills
Assistant Adviser (Land Management)
Position: Assistant Adviser (Land Management)
Location: Stoneleigh, Warwickshire
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Salary: circa £22,255 per annum
Closing date: 29th September 2019
Interview date: 15th October 2019
About the role:
Our client is looking for an Assistant Adviser (Land Management) to primarily support the Land Management Services team as directed by the Chief Adviser (Land Management). This will include supporting the development and delivery of our client’s policies on rural crime and pest management.
In addition, you will represent members' interests and concerns on a range of land management issues relating to, for example, hot air balloons and low flying aircraft, dangerous dogs, sky lanterns, firearms and pest management. Within this role, you will be required to interpret and communicate all relevant legislation, policies and associated information to members, briefing Officeholders, Policy and Commodity boards as well as staff, where appropriate. This will also require you to prepare responses to policy and legislative proposals.
Are you a conscientious and co-operative individual who is good with detail and enjoys working with people? Do you have a sense of urgency to get things done quickly whilst maintaining a balance of working accurately and to tight deadlines?
To be successful in this role you must be a great communicator and will possess the ability to work well within a team and by yourself with minimal supervision. Experience of researching, analysing, interpreting and communicating the implications of regulations and legislation is essential.
You will hold a relevant degree and will also have knowledge of policy and regulation as it influences the farming industry.
Who are they?
Our client represents the interests of farmers and growers across England and Wales. Promoting the interests of farmers and growers, they aim to influence decision making at the highest levels to create an environment in which their members can be successful.
Why join their team?
Our client is the voice of British farming, and their members are at the heart of what they do. On their behalf they lobby government and other stakeholders, develop policy and provide a range of frontline services. Working for our client means working alongside great people, who are recognised for their knowledge and expertise. They offer 25 days annual leave (plus statutory bank holidays, pro rata) and a friendly working environment.
Our client is an Equal Opportunities employer and values diversity.
You may have experience of the following: Assistant Adviser, Policy Assistant, Marketing Assistant, Personal Assistant, PA, Marketing Advisor, Administration Support, Marketing Communications Assistant, Communications Assistant, etc
This is an exciting opportunity to join the award winning human rights charity the Anti Trafficking and Labour Exploitation Unit (ATLEU).
We are looking for someone who is as passionate as us about protecting the rights of survivors of trafficking and slavery.
This is a new role which will provide the right candidate with the opportunity to develop their skills and grow within the organisation and would suit someone looking develop a career in charity operations and administration. The successful candidate will enjoy working as part of a small team with a varied workload.
The role includes routine, essential duties as well as responding to the needs of a dynamic and growing workplace. You will need to be comfortable working independently and problem-solving in a fast-paced environment.
We are seeking someone with a high degree of technical proficiency coupled with excellent written communication skills. You must be organised, discreet and committed to ATLEU’s mission and values. We are committed to promoting equality of opportunity and positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.
ATLEU is a growing charity; we opened a second office in Sheffield in September 2018 to extend our services into the north of England and our ambition is to continue to expand our team in London and Sheffield over the next 5 years. With this we anticipate that the charity will be able to offer opportunities for career development to the successful candidate over the coming years.
Deadline for applications is 9am on Tuesday 1st October 2019.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Do you have experience in accounts? Are you interested in the arts sector?
Prospectus is delighted to be supporting an exceptional global arts and cultural centre in London as they look for their new Accounts Assistant. With a range of offers, including an exhibition gallery, events space, a restaurant and a retail floor of thoughtfully curated pieces, this is a great opportunity to support a new organisation whilst developing professionally.
As an Accounts Assistant, you will assist primarily with accounts payable and also accounts receivable transactions within a small finance team. You will take the lead of authorisation through to payment and play a key role in reporting the profit and loss statement. You will also play a supportive role in the preparation of financial reports for upper management. On a day to day basis, you will undertake key clerical duties and work with suppliers to ensure a solid accounts payable service. As the finance team forms and continues its adoption of Xero, the Accounts Assistant will contribute to designing and improving processes that ensure robust accounting outcomes.
To be a successful candidate, you will be someone who is keen to expand your financial knowledge. Ideally, you will hold a finance related bachelor's degree or equivalent and possess some experience in a finance or accounts based role. With a proactive attitude and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels, this post will provide a really positive professional challenge to a candidate looking to build a career in accounting.
To apply, please submit a Word Document version of your CV. Cover letters are not required at this stage; a full job description will be provided to candidates shortlisted by Prospectus.
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis and it is possible we may appoint before the closing date. Please apply early to ensure your CV will be reviewed.
Looking for a role that offers a fantastic study support package? Interested in working for a line manager that puts a lot of time into the development of their staff? Are you an ambitious finance professional in the early stages of their career? Then this is the role for you!
My client is an ambitious organisation based in London looking for a Finance Assistant to join their redeveloping finance team in a vital role. This is a wonderful opportunity for the successful candidate to take on a role that offers:
- Plenty of on the job training from a line manager that prides themselves on teaching and developing their staff to reach their full potential.
- Excellent support and encouragement towards the completion of accountancy qualifications.
- A broad experience of finance, allowing candidates to gain the practical knowledge needed to successfully qualify as an accountant and build a great career in finance.
Offering fantastic developmental opportunities, the main responsibilities of this role are as follows:
- Full responsibility for the accounts payable function of the organisation, ensuring that all supplier invoices are paid and processed correctly.
- Take the lead for most of the accounts receivable function, making sure that invoices are produced and correctly distributed to those that owe the organisation money.
- Play a key role in the streamlining and implementation of the new financial system.
- Support with any other ad hoc work, which includes, assisting the preparation of accounts and budgets.
The successful candidate will have:
- A relevant finance degree or be AAT (or equivalent) qualified.
- At least one years' experience in a finance role.
- Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills (V-lookups, Pivot Tables, etc.).
- Excellent communication skills.
- The drive and ambition to build a wonderful career in finance.
If you are interested in this position, please apply immediately as this role is likely to gather a lot of interest and will be filled before the closing date.
Part-time Finance Assistant, working 3 days per week, to join a small but busy finance team at St Marylebone Parish Church.
The post will involve the accurate maintenance and updating of financial records, processing of purchase orders, performing bank reconciliations, collating and processing information on Gift Aid donations and the updating of CRM records.
Applicants must have experience of basic financial procedures, a strong knowledge of SAGE accounting software and MS Excel. Experience in the use of CRM databases would also be advantageous. The ideal candidate should possess excellent communication skills, be able to work on their own initiative and display the potential to deputise for the Finance Officer when required.
Salary is pro-rata £22,000 - £24,000 pa (fte) according to experience and qualification. Holiday entitlement in based on a pro-rata of 20 days per annum and 8 days bank holiday.
For a full job description and to apply for for this position please visit our website and send a CV along with a short covering letter, outlining the relevance of you experience.
Closing date for applications is 4th October, with interviews scheduled on 16th October.
An exciting opportunity for an Accounts Assistant to join this national charity in the heart of London
A large national charity that is involved in research and support that affects everybody at somepoint in their lives
The Accounts Assistant duties will include:
- Maintaining the general ledger on a monthly basis
- Preperation/ Calculation of accurals and payments
- Maintenance of the cash book
- Journal entries
- Processing ledger entries
The successful Accounts Assistant will be at the early stages of their studies and have previous exposure working in a similar role.
Excellent communication skills are required as you will be dealing with finance queries on a daily basis.
A confident Excel user is essential for this role.
An hourly rate of up to £16 per hour dependant on previous exposure.