London, Greater London

£23000 - £26000 per year

Contract, Part-time

Bookkeeper

About the organisation

Smart Works is a UK charity that provides high quality interview clothes, styling advice and interview training to women in need. We give women... Read more

Job Description

Context:

Smart Works is a dynamic, high profile and fast-growing UK charity that dresses and trains unemployed women for success at job interview. Voted Social Action Charity of the Year, the Smart Works service is delivered in London, Manchester, Edinburgh, Birmingham, Newcastle and Reading, and at each centre, over one in two of the women we see go on to succeed at their interview.  We are passionate about taking our service to help as many women as we can, and committed to delivering a service that is transformational, high-impact and inspirational.

Outline of the Job:

This newly created role will report in directly to the Head of Finance at our busy North London HQ.  Your main role is to is update the accounts package for income and expenditure, so when it comes to filing accounts there is an accurate trail of all the outgoings.  You will be good with numbers, have high attention to detail and be highly organised with a track record of having completed similar roles in the charity or private sector. You should have good IT skills, particularly in Excel. 

The post is a part-time role based at our HQ in London and working hours can be agreed in advance with the successful candidate. The starting salary will be up to £26,000 Full Time Equivalent (pro rata for hours of work) depending on qualifications and experience. The intended hours are 1.5 days per week, which we anticipate being spread over 2 to 3 days each week. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Processing purchase ledger invoices, expense claims and payments
  • Processing sales invoices, producing receipts for donors
  • Processing income receipts for the charity, entering into Xero accounts package and maintaining detailed records
  • Reconcile bank statements each month
  • Prepare weekly payment run
  • Dealing with financial paperwork and filing, monitoring Finance inbox
  • Other adhoc financial work supporting the Head of Finance

To apply:

Applicants should apply by submitting a short cover letter (of no more than one page) and a CV by email and include “Bookkeeper” in the email title using the Apply button below.

As this is a new position it would be helpful if you could include your potential start date.  We are keen to have a bookkeeper in post as soon as possible.

We recommend applying early since we will be reviewing applications as they arrive and may close the position before the specified deadline.