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

*Candidates will be considered as they apply so early applications are encouraged

*Candidates must already have the right to work in the UK

Financial processing

  • Process donations received directly into AKF (UK)’s bank accounts into Raiser’s Edge and Dynamics promptly and accurately
  • Process donations received from online fundraising websites into Raiser’s Edge and Dynamics promptly and accurately
  • Process donations received through the AKF (UK) website into Raiser’s Edge and Dynamics promptly and accurately
  • Process monthly donations from Jamatkhanas into Raiser’s Edge and Dynamics promptly and accurately
  • Process all non-donation related income received into Dynamics 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
  • Ensure supplier invoices are authorised by the relevant budget holder and entered into Dynamics promptly and accurately
  • Prepare payments on online banking system and ensure payment paperwork is sent to the bank signatories in good time
  • Process all bank payments, interest payments, deposit movements and bank charges into Dynamics

Financial controls

  • Complete the reconciliation of Raiser’s Edge to Dynamics 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
  • 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

Supporting others

  • Support the Finance Officer (Expenditure) in their duties, in order to be able to cover in their absence
  • Perform any other financial duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Financial Controller

Qualifications

  • CCAB qualified accountant (desirable)

Experience

  • Minimum of three years 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 working as part of a small hands-on team

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: 30 January 2022
Closed date: 04 February 2022 at 23:59
Tags: Finance, Intl Development

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