Chelwood Gate, East Sussex, United Kingdom (On-site)
Up to £21,820.87 per annum
Contract, Full-time
Job description

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a positive individual to join our team as a Neutering Finance Assistant. You will join us working 35 hours per week, on a fixed term contract basis until the end of December 2022. You will be based at our National Cat Centre in Chelwood Gate, East Sussex with the opportunity to work from home a few days a week. In return you will receive a competitive salary of up to £21,820.87 per annum plus excellent benefits.

Please note, upon starting employment with us, you will be required to attend the office full time, this will be for roughly the first month. Following this, you will be required to attend the office at least once a week ongoing. Please ensure you are of a suitable commuting distance.

Cats Protection is the UK’s leading feline welfare charity with a nationwide network of adoption and homing centres, volunteer-run branches and charity shops. During 2021 we helped 137,000 cats and kittens. That's the equivalent of around 375 cats a day!

One of the Charity's main objectives is to support neutering. In 2020 we helped 109,000 cats with vouchers for neutering. The neutering finance team record accurate information through our neutering schemes that supports the wider Cats Protection aims and objectives. They develop good working relationships with Veterinary practices and payments are made on a timely basis. They are a team of four, working closely together to help and support each other and the wider Finance department.

Responsibilities of our Neutering Finance Assistant:

As a Neutering Finance Assistant, you will work accurately and diligently processing neutering vouchers and related invoices on a daily basis, checking data entered and creating payment runs and query files. Accuracy and attention to detail are essential for this role. You will assist in the preparation and checking of branch neutering statements, ensuring recharges are valid. You will handle appropriately all telephone, email and written enquiries regarding Neutering Vouchers from other departments, vets and branches, interrogating the system to answer queries and producing reports for vets. Developing knowledge on voucher campaigns, cat neutering and the aims and objectives of Cats Protection to support vets and branches.

What we’re looking for in our Neutering Finance Assistant:

  • Strong knowledge and experience of working within an office environment – ideally within a finance team
  • Ability to process data accurately and quickly – a keen eye for detail is a must
  • Experience of using Microsoft Excel & Outlook to an intermediate level, this is essential as the role is heavily data entry based
  • Experience of working in an accounts receivable or accounts payable department - desirable
  • Experience of using accounting software/systems or a similar type of database - desirable but not essential
  • Experience of developing good customer service

What we can offer you:

  • salary of up to £21,820.87 per annum plus excellent benefits
  • generous annual leave entitlement
  • life assurance scheme
  • range of health benefits
  • Employee Assistance Programme & more

Join us as our Neutering Finance Assistant and know you are helping to make a real difference to cats and kittens across the UK!

Unfortunately, we cannot accept applications or CVs that are emailed to us directly. Please note applications which are received after the closing date may not be responded to.

Closing date: 03 July 2022  - however we will be reviewing applications as they are received, so do apply early to be confirmed as required

Virtual interview date: TBC

Please note, should we receive a large amount of applications for this vacancy, we reserve the right to close this vacancy prior to the advertised closing date.

Cats Protection is committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk and protecting anyone that comes into contact with us from harm.  We expect all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please note, CV’s are not required for this role as we are conducting blind recruitment for this vacancy.

More about Cats Protection

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Refreshed on: 27 June 2022
Closed date: 03 July 2022 at 23:59
Job ref: FS72
Tags: Admin, Finance