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Finance Officer

NW1, London (Hybrid)
£33,000 - £39,000 per year
Job description

The London Irish Centre is seeking an experienced finance professional to manage our busy finances on a day-to-day basis and play a key role in the organisation.  We are a registered charity with an unusual breadth of services from Community, Cultural events, as well as an in-house venue and Fundraising activities.  This is a unique opportunity be involved in a wide range of accounting areas and also be able to shape both the role and the finance function.

About you:

  • You are a professional, enthusiastic team-player who can bring your accounting experience and Excel and systems skills to the role.
  • You are well-organised, able to manage several competing requirements with the ability to prioritise your work effectively to meet tight deadlines.
  • You demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal, and are comfortable working with people across the entire organisation.

Key areas of responsibility

·        Take ownership of the entire Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable processes – from processing invoices, to payment run or credit control.

·        Accounting for other income and expenditure, such as donations, ticket sales, bar income, and expense claims

·        Reconciliation work, prepayments and accruals

·        VAT Returns (Partial exemption)

·        Managing cash, banking, credit cards, bank reconciliation and assisting with treasury management / cashflow management

·        Payroll / administration

·        Assisting with grant reporting

·        Assisting with month-end and management accounts

·        Assisting with year-end procedures and audits

·        Liaising with other teams/departments across the charity and providing financial support, assistance and training.

·        Working with various systems and databases (such as ticketing, booking, donations and case management software)

·        Any other tasks and duties at the direction of the line manager.

This job description is a guide to the nature of the work required of the Finance Officer. It is not wholly comprehensive or restrictive and may be reviewed as required

Employee Benefits

·        Enhanced annual leave - 25 days plus bank holidays (increase to 26 days after 5 years of service pro rata).

·        Enhanced sick pay - 4 weeks of contractual hours on full pay after completion of probationary period pro rata.

·        Enhanced maternity and adoption leave pay.

·        Flexible working where possible for each role.

·        Cycle to Work Scheme.

·        Tech Scheme.

·        Eyesight tests and corrective glasses.

·        Jury Duty leave pay.

·        Employee Assistance Programme.

·        Complimentary tickets to select events.

·        50% discount on LIC education courses (subject to availability).

·        20% discount at the LIC shop and 10% discount at the LIC bar.

·        Mindfulness app membership.


*Only available to staff on contracts of a minimum of 12 months





At the London Irish Centre we strive to be:

1.      Welcoming

2.      Compassionate

3.      Inclusive

4.      Creative

5.      Community-centred

6.      Sustainable


The London Irish Centre is an equal opportunities employer. We actively encourage applications from diverse backgrounds, communities and industries, and are committed to equality and diversity within our workforce. Please note our offices have some barriers to access, which is one of the core missions that our redevelopment will overcome.


More about The London Irish Centre

Led by Patrons Ed Sheeran and Dermot O` Leary the charity is based in Camden with satellite offices throughout London and serves the Irish and ...

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Posted on: 17 November 2023
Closed date: 11 December 2023 at 09:00
Tags: Finance

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