Fixed Term: 12 months initial contract with possibility of extension
We are looking for a finance officer to assist with all aspects of the charity’s financial operations. The successful applicant will be required to undertake a range of duties within the finance department, including processing purchase invoices, paying student grants, dealing with supplier queries, processing staff expenses claims, and assisting with monthly payroll and pensions. As you gain more experience you will have the opportunity to broaden your role and take on other responsibilities such as assisting with period end and year end accounts.
This role would suit a candidate who is qualified or part qualified and has some experience working within a small finance team in a charitable organisation.
The finance officer will have experience of working with accounting software (Sage Line 50, particularly advantageous), excellent IT skills including intermediate Excel, experience of working independently in an office environment and using own initiative and experience of working with a Charity and/or community organisations.
The School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE) is the leading provider of learning programmes that support and develop social entrepreneurs: individuals working entrepreneurially to create social benefit. The SSE runs practical learning programmes aimed at helping develop both the individual social entrepreneur and their organisation. Our approach, and belief, is that social change is people powered, and that the most valuable assets and resources we have are human ones.
This role is designed for someone who enjoys working proactively and collaboratively, who has an analytical and logical approach to problem solving, has excellent communications skills and who understands the charity and social enterprise context.
For further information and to apply, please click on the apply link below.
Closing date: Wednesday, 27th November 2019.