Prospectus is committed to being a diverse and inclusive place of work and welcomes applications from all backgrounds, particularly underrepresented groups within our organisation including people of colour and people with disabilities. As a Disability Confident employer we commit to interviewing all candidates with a disability who meet the minimum requirements for the role. We are not asking for cover letters with your application at this stage but if you would like to inform us of a disability please either do so within your CV or add a brief attachment to your application. This is an 8 month fixed term contract for a maternity cover. This is a full time role based in our London office and remotely.
As the first recruitment agency in the UK to become a certified B Corp, Prospectus is a recruitment agency with a difference. Working in the not for profit sector, we believe our clients change the world for individuals, communities and society. For over 60 years we have been working across the UK and internationally to connect talented people with not for profit organisations.
We are looking for a Finance Officer to join the Finance team and support both temporary payroll and Purchase ledger functions. The successful applicant will manage the weekly payroll for our temporary workers using our in-house finance system, including all statutory payments. In parallel they will have the overall responsibility of the Purchase ledger function including inputting and coding supplier invoices, ensuring authorisation, arranging suppliers BACS and ad hoc payments and reconciling supplier statements. They will support the Head of Finance and Operations with ad-hoc finance tasks.
The successful candidate will be an adaptable, highly numerate and collaborative professional, with high attention to detail. They will have proven ability to prioritise a diverse workload and work consistently to deadlines. A demonstrable experience of working in a finance role including payroll and Purchase ledger is essential. Experience of reviewing and improving processes and procedures in a finance function is also required. A basic accounting qualification is desirable.
To apply, please submit a copy of your CV; cover letters are not required at this stage.
A full job description will be provided to candidates short-listed by Prospectus.