Paisley, Renfrewshire
Up to £16998 per annum
Job description

Account Assistant
Location: Paisley
Contract type: Fixed Term until 17th April 2020
Hours per week: 35 hours
Salary: GBP 16,998 per annum

Do you want to join a team that is responsible for controlling the general ledger as well as operational treasury management and fixed assets for the British Red Cross?

What you will be doing
The Account Assistant is principally responsible for all petty cash transactions, ensuring that all information is accurate and correct throughout the society. They are responsible for manual payments, as well as controlling the payment method by cheque or online payments. The post holder will also be involved with the wider General Ledger activities.

Meet the team
This role is part of the general ledger team which is responsible for controlling the general ledger as well as operational treasury management and fixed assets. The tasks performed by the finance control team are continually changing to match the needs of the organisation.

What we are looking for

You should have:

  • Financial administrative experience

  • Experience of using a computerised accounting system

  • An effective working knowledge of Microsoft excel

  • Effective written and oral communication skills

  • Effective organisational skills

  • Ability to prioritise tasks and effectively manage their own time

Closing date for applications is 23:59 on the 24th of June 2019 with interviews to follow.

We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:

  • 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)

  • Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave

  • Up to 6% contributory pension

  • Flexible working policy

A little bit more about us
The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they need if crisis strikes. From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country - we're there when you need us.

Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination. Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started.

At the British Red Cross, we are looking for the best people to help us provide support to millions of people affected by crisis in the UK. We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offering equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or disability.

Diversity is something we celebrate and we want you to be able to be yourself at work, and feel you're in a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.

In the British Red Cross we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse. We have a code of conduct in place, and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.

If you are appointed to a role within BRC you will be subject to the organisation's Code of Conduct, a copy of which you can find on our website.

The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).

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Posted on: 11 June 2019
Closed date: 25 June 2019
Job ref: REQ0000025WN
Tags: Finance