Chelsea, Greater London
£25,000 pro rata
Permanent, Contract, One year, Part-time
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Job description

About the role

This is an opportunity for an experienced finance professional/bookkeeper with at least 2 years’ experience in a similar role to contribute to the day to day running of a busy, small, charity finance department.

The main skills sought are a willingness to take responsibility for a variety of tasks and to do so accurately and thoroughly. Current experience of Sage50 and intermediate knowledge of Excel are essential. It is a small team which will allow exposure to different aspects of accounting but also makes a “hands on” attitude essential.

Please submit your CV and a detailed cover letter addressing how your experience meets the person specification. This is initially a contract role with the view to becoming permanent, with the hours being worked over 4 days.

Purpose of the role

  • Provide support to the Finance Manager and undertake accounting and administrative tasks as required
  • Process daily transactions in sage50 cloud accounts professional
  • Manage supplier records and invoices in sage50 cloud accounts.
  • Keep accurate records of purchase orders and goods received notes.
  • Assist in the implementation of new finance procedures and controls

Main Duties and responsibilities.

  • Input transactions from bank statement to sage.
  • Manage supplier invoices to prepare for payment, matching approved PO’s and Goods received notes.
  • Ensure that there is a signed PO saved on the server for all purchases.
  • Supplier query resolution.
  • Keep accurate records of Purchase Order coding for accruals.
  • Update sage supplier details
  • Bank Reconciliations
  • Managing petty cash
  • Banking cheques and filing financial information

Person Specifications


  • Current knowledge of Sage50 financial software
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience of financial record keeping
  • Intermediate knowledge of excel
  • Exposure working to tight deadlines
  • Experience managing multiple priorities
  • Numerate
  • Ability to work with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and from home if necessary


  • Knowledge of charity sector.
Application Instructions

Please send completed CV and cover letter to Finance Manager, Dariel Housego.

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Posted on: 15 September 2021
Closing date: 15 October 2021
Job ref: Finance Assistant - Part-Time
Tags: Admin, Finance
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