Marylebone, Greater London
£24,000 - £26,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to develop their charity finance experience within a progressive and supportive organisation.The successful candidate will have an in-depth working knowledge of accountancy software package Sage 50, be adept at accurately & efficiently processing payments and responsible for delivering an upskill programme across the organisation. 


The Organisation:

Prism the Gift Fund (Prism) increases giving to charity by offering a personal service to those donating large sums of money. We are a registered charity working with high net worth individuals, foundations and groups of donors to administer their charitable giving. Our growing team is a talented team of exceptional colleagues who are professional, dynamic and hard working. We have currently been shortlisted by the Charity Times for 3 awards including Best Trustee Board, Best Supporting Leader and Best Charity with an income of over £10m.

 Our CEO Anna Josse was featured in the latest episode of @IG_Advisors' podcast #WhatDonorsWant - where she discusses all things #philanthropy & #fundraising at @Prismgiftfund, and how charities can take advantage of #DAFs. Be sure to have a listen!



  • Reporting directly to the Senior Finance Manager, this role will be critical in ensuring all SAGE activity with the organisation is accurate and delivered to a high standard
  • Monthly reconciliation of Sage and client statements
  • Ensuring payments are processed accurately and in timely & efficiently
  • Verifying & proofing payments, and sending payment confirmations
  • Dealing with queries related to payments processed from client and bank
  • Filing and Raising invoices
  • Updating and maintaining client statements and internal client records system to a high standard, ensuring attention to detail and correlation with Sage
  • Preparing and updating various exceptions reports
  • Preparing quarterly VAT reports
  • Accounts Payable and Receivable
  • Provide support to the Relationship Managers on quarterly client statements and annual tax statements
  • Support the Senior Finance Manager and team with ad-hoc tasks


The Candidate

This is a fantastic opportunity for an entrepreneurial finance professional who can work quickly to get the processes and controls working smoothly. We are looking for someone talented and engaging, with a positive attitude to work who can quickly develop the team towards a high-quality financial service function. You will be highly organised, conscientious and process driven with the ability to deliver real results and help drive the performance of Prism forward.

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Highly numerate
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as a bookkeeper working on accountancy software package SAGE 50
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability and confidence to communicate effectively at all levels and with a diverse range of stakeholders
  • Experience of working with confidential or sensitive data with knowledge of how to communicate and store information safely
  • Focused with meticulous attention to detail and proven ability to undertake tasks required to a high level of accuracy
  • Extremely organised with the ability to work under pressure, use initiative and manage multiple priorities to meet deadlines
  • Strong IT skills, in particular Microsoft Excel intermediate to expert level
  • Passionate about Prism and what we do
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Charity Sector – highly desirable
Refreshed on: 10 September 2020
Closed date: 10 October 2020
Job ref: Accounts Assistant
Tags: Admin, Finance

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