Kings Cross, Greater London
£25,000 - £30,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Financial processing

  • Process donations received directly into AKF (UK)’s bank accounts into Raiser’s Edge and iScala promptly and accurately

  • Process donations received from online fundraising websites into Raiser’s Edge and iScala promptly and accurately

  • Process donations received through the AKF (UK) website into Raiser’s Edge and iScala promptly and accurately

  • Process monthly donation packs from the Jamatkhanas into Raiser’s Edge and iScala promptly and accurately

  • Process all non-donation related income received into iScala promptly and accurately

  • Ensure all cheques and cash received are banked promptly

  • Ensure funds received for other AKDN agencies are transferred on a quarterly basis

Financial controls

  • Complete the reconciliation of Raiser’s Edge to iScala and to the bank on a monthly basis

  • Complete bank reconciliations on a monthly basis

  • Complete the reconciliation of all funds received for other AKDN agencies on a monthly basis

  • Complete other balance sheet reconciliations as required by the Financial Controller

 

 Financial administration

  • Ensure Raiser’s Edge is up to date with key donor information and standing data

  • Ensure that backups of Raiser’s Edge are performed on a regular basis

  • Send letters to donors to acknowledge donations received on a timely basis

  • Inform the AKF (UK) National Committee Chairman of all donations greater than £10k

  • Ensure AKF (UK) Gift Aid declaration forms are up to date and in line with current legislation

  • Prepare and submit the online Gift Aid claims on a quarterly basis

  • Ensure all donor queries are acknowledged and answered promptly and accurately

  • Provide assistance with the annual audit and in the preparation of the statutory accounts as required

 

Income reporting

  • Produce the monthly report on all donations

  • Produce monthly reports for AKF Geneva on Golden Jubilee and Diamond Jubilee donations

  • Produce monthly reports for other AKDN agencies on donations received by AKF (UK) on their behalf

  • Produce other ad-hoc reports on income as requested by the Financial Controller

 

Qualifications

  • CCAB qualified accountant (desirable)

 Experience

  • Solid hands-on experience in financial accounting

  • Advanced experience using Excel and integrated multi-ledger accounting systems

  • Experience working in a multi-currency environment (desirable)

  • Experience of charity accounting and knowledge of such requirements

  • Experience of individual donor administration and management

  • Experience working as part of a small hands-on team

  • Experience of filing Gift Aid claims

Skills

  • Good interpersonal, customer care and liaison skills with a wide range of stakeholders

  • Strong numerate skills with acute attention to detail

  • Fluent in oral and written English

  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel

  • Ability to work under pressure, manage competing priorities and delivering to tight deadlines

  • A commitment to high professional and personal standards and continuous improvement

  • Ability to work in a multi-institution network within a multicultural environment
Refreshed on: 17 August 2020
Closed date: 23 August 2020
Tags: Finance

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