London, Greater London
£16.48 per hour plus holiday pay
Temporary, 8 Month Temp, Full-time
Job description

My client – a leading health charity are looking for a Finance officer to manage financial processing, ensuring a high level of service to the rest of the Charity team. Primarily the Finance officer will ensure all procurement and expenditure liabilities are accurately processed and recorded; including payment of all creditors within agreed timescales. 

The successful candidate will ensure budget holders and managers are aware of expenditure being planned and incurred and will support the resolution of queries and will provide information when requested. Ensure all grant commitments and payments are accurately recorded and payments made. The Finance officer will receive, record and reconcile all payroll reports and ensure the correct payments are made to the pension scheme. The Finance officer will develop a working relationship with the Finance and Human Resources teams of Moorfields Eye Hospital as they provide some procurement services and provide payroll services.  The inter-company account must be reconciled and agreed before paying each month. Previous experience of using PS Financials, and Access thankQ, is highly beneficial but not essential.

The successful candidate will be expected to support the Director of finance and resources in the production of information for the external auditors.

  • Manage the purchase ledger process for the Charity ensuring expenditure is posted to the system on a timely basis.
  • Ensure creditors are paid within agreed timeframes.
  • Work alongside the Grants team to process and manage the recognition of grant awards and payment of grants within the financial system; support the reconciliation of Grants payable and paid in PS Financials and Access thankq, including rectification where needed.
  •  Maintain and develop strong relationships with the Fundraising team on their financial reporting requirements.
  • Manage the authorisation of procurement requests, ensuring the correct levels of delegated authority are adhered to.  As these processes develop, ensure colleagues are made aware of their obligations and of any changes to processes.
  • Maintain and develop a strong relationship with charity finance and HR team to ensure necessary information is flowing smoothly between the two entities.
  • Prepare and post journals recording payroll and payroll related expenditure.
  • Assist with the production of the monthly management accounts.
  • Prepare and submit tax claims on other income e.g. legacy tax credits.
  • Prepare the year end accruals and prepayment calculations.
  • Support the preparation of the Annual Report and Financial Statements
  • Monthly release of prepaid expenses
  • Monthly calculation of amortisation

This is an 8 month temporary role with scope to become permanent.

If you would like to find out more about this exciting opportunity then please apply with a Word copy of your CV.

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Posted on: 25 November 2021
Closed date: 03 December 2021
Job ref: HQ00179908
Tags: Finance, Human Resources