London, Greater London

£31.000 - £31000.00 per year pro rata

Contract, Part-time

About the organisation

Irish in Britain is the leading network for Irish community organisations and Irish individuals in Britain. Together with our Members, we are t... Read more

Job Description

Maternity Cover - fixed term 52 weeks

This is a key post for Irish in Britain ensuring accurate day to day financial administration and preparation for end of year report. This is the sole finance post in the organisation so the post holder will show high level of initiative and demonstrate strong capability in all areas of small charity finance. The post holder will liaise and work with staff, provide comprehensive monthly management accounts for board and senior managers and support annual and project budget setting and regular review. They will participate in the Board’s finance committee meeting and occasional presentation to the full board and staff team will be required.

Irish in Britain actively lead our community at all levels; drafting policy positions; conducting research to make the most informed decisions; placing Irish in Britain at the centre of relations between Ireland and Britain through our parliamentary work and acting as Secretariat for the All Party Parliamentary Group on the Irish in Britain; building sustainability into our member organisations; promoting healthy living in our community; and campaigning for issues that matter to the whole community.

Key accountabilities

  • Responsible for the maintenance of the accounting system (Quickbooks),  producing management and project expenditure reports on a regular and ad hoc basis
  • Petty cash reconciliation
  • Maintaining all financial records including bank recs and balance sheets
  • Producing regular financial reports for Trustee Finance Committee meetings
  • Regular liaison with Chief Executive on financial issues highlighting issues of concern in regard to expenditure or rising costs
  • Filing and other administrative duties in accordance with the above duties
  • Be responsible for accounts payable and receivable, and related book keeping including preparation of invoices for payment and raising cheques/online payments
  • Monitor debtors and pursue prompt payment of outstanding invoices, liaising with staff in regard to funding grants, donations, membership fees and all other income received as required.
  • Liaison with accountant, auditors, bank, pension’s advisors and preparation of end of year accounts for auditing.

Please send an up to date CV and cover letter that shows how you meet the criteria for the role.  Please note that CVs with no cover letter will not be accepted

The role will begin in May and interviews will take place during the 3rd week in April. 

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