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Finance and Governance Assistant

Remote
£28,000 per year
Full-time
Permanent
Job description

About this role: 

Reporting to the Finance Manager, this role plays an important part in supporting our Finance Team in delivery of SIB’s new strategy and focus. 

Key responsibilities 

  1. To ensure all bank mandate updates and KYC requests are dealt with efficiently and records accurately maintained. 
  2. To be responsible for ensuring that, by month end, all bank reconciliations are completed for all entities, required for Management accountants to run loan and grant reports.   
  3. To reconcile and post interest for non-feed bank accounts when statements are received. 
  4. To prepare the monthly Cash Analysis Report. 
  5. To monitor credit control. 
  6. To process monthly direct debit collections. 
  7. To ensure the filing and archiving is up to date. 
  8. To assist the Governance Team with minute taking at Committee meetings as and when required. 
  9. To enter invoices into Receipt Bank/Xero, checking that coding and budget data is correct. 
  10. To monitor and maintain shared finance mailboxes. 
  11. To manage the electronic approval system – ApprovalMax. Matching Invoices to purchase orders and ensuring invoices are uploaded with correct authorisations. 
  12. To handle any payment issues raised by internal/external team members for timely resolution. 
  13. To prepare for and make weekly payments to SIB grantees, investees, employees and suppliers following laid down procedures. 
  14. To set up payment templates for new payees within SIB’s agreed controls for suppliers, grantees, investees and team members. To support the Project Accountant and Head of Governance in maintaining and reviewing the supplier register to be complaint with ISO. 
  15. To upload/import payments for approval when grants and loan disbursement requests are required. 
  16. To be responsible for credit card and Pleo card book keeping and reconciliations. 
  17. To generate sales invoices. 
  18. To enter invoices into Receipt Bank/Xero, checking that coding and budget data is correct. 
  19. To match Invoices to purchase orders and ensuring invoices are uploaded with correct authorisations. 
  20. To be the bank administrator for all accounts in relation to systems admin. 
  21. To work within the organisation's values, principles and processes to achieve operational excellence. 
  22. To adopt our continuous improvement and learning ethos. 
  23. To support and embed equality, diversity and inclusion into day-to-day behaviours and activities within your role as well as contributing more widely across SIB’s commitment to E, D & I. 
  24. To support and contribute to the implementation and delivery of SIB’s strategy. 
  25. In agreement with manager to undertake other tasks and work on cross team projects that support the objectives of SIB as required. 

Core competencies 

  • Understanding of Governance or minute taking. 

  • Excellent communication skills and customer service. 

  • Team player with the ability to work independently. 

  • Understanding and experience of Xero accounting software. 

  • Excellent IT skills, including Excel. 

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Posted on: 22 May 2024
Closed date: 09 June 2024 at 23:30
Tags: Admin, Finance, Operations, Governance

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