£12.09 per hour + holiday pay
Temporary, Full-time
Job description

Prospectus is delighted to be working with Consumers International to recruit a Finance and Membership Assistant who will support the Head of Finance and Organisation Development in the day-to-day running of the finance department and other administration tasks including ownership of the membership applications process. Please note this role is based remotely but does require a monthly visit to the Global Office in London.The role is temporary with high possibility of becoming permanent.


Consumers International is the only global membership organisation bringing together over 200 member organisations in more than 100 countries to empower and champion the rights of consumers. They work with their members and partners, across national borders to address critical, systemic global issues that impact and involve consumers. They are shaping the future for consumers in food, finance, energy, mobility, sustainable consumption and more from the future of food production and consumption to catalysing a sustainable energy transition.

The purpose of this role is to support the finance team, ensuring financial records are accurate and kept up to date, recording all financial transactions and maintaining the ledgers on Microsoft's Business Central accounting system.

You will be involved in purchase and sales ledger duties such as conducting supplier payment runs, sending payment confirmation emails to payees, raising annual membership fee invoices on Business Central and uploading all membership invoices raised on Salesforce. You will also review expense claims to supporting payment documents and you will prepare monthly bank reconciliations for all bank accounts held as well as reviewing petty cash floats. Moreover, you will provide administrative support on membership application process including monitoring membership email mailbox and respond to all enquiries and you will liaise with Management Team for approval of potential applications as well as processing successful applications.

The ideal candidate will have proven track record of working within the accounts department of a small organisation and experience in running purchase and sales ledger. Alongside your financial, accounting and administrative experience, you will have outstanding numeracy and organisational skills. You will have meticulous attention to detail and you will be able to work at pace and to deadlines. You will have solid IT skills and it would be desirable but not essential to have an AAT qualification and an exposure to Salesforce. It is also desirable to have an understanding of Business Central system.As a specialist Recruitment Practice we are committed to building inclusive and diverse organisations, and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

In order to apply please submit your CV (Word format) in the first instance. Should your experience be suitable, we will send you the full job description and will arrange for a call to brief you on the role. Cover letter are not required at this stage.

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Posted on: 19 April 2021
Closed date: 23 April 2021
Job ref: hq00178452
Tags: Admin, Finance