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Finance Officer

London, Greater London (Hybrid)
£32,000 - £34,000 per year
Job description

Finance Officer - Central London base

Contract: Permanent, 35 hours per week

Location: Temporarily at Church House Westminster, then permanently at 25 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SF

Hybrid Working: Connexional Team staff based at Methodist Church House have a hybrid work pattern which is currently 2 days in the office, and 3 days remote.


The Vacancy

The role involves correctly accounting for all payments and income including legacies given to specific projects and district assessment ensuring that all sums due to the Church have been duly received and where necessary, banked intact and promptly and correctly accounted for.

Your Qualities:

  • Good attention to detail and communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues
  • First class organisational and administrative skills and systematic approach to work
  • Ability to deliver to set deadlines
  • Able to remain calm under pressure and be tactful in difficult or sensitive situations
  • Honesty, integrity, resilience and professionalism

Key duties include:

  • Processing supplier invoices ensuring payments are made on time
  • Processing donations, raising sales invoices and performing credit control checks
  • Posting investment income transactions and administering legacies
  • Process gift aid claims and provide support to churches Gift Aid Secretaries
  • Raising sales ledger invoices and performing credit control
  • Posting cash book journals and preparing bank and control account reconciliations
  • Process the pension scheme cashbooks and general ledger journals
  • To be the main point of contact to handle customer and supplier queries



Our Culture, Values and Benefits

Thank you for considering joining our inclusive and welcoming team that strives for excellence and values employee wellbeing.

We value and support all those who join our team through a positive work-life balance augmented by generous annual leave (plus an extra 3 days over Christmas/New Year), TOIL, flexi-leave and an on-site Wellbeing Adviser service. We offer a generous occupational pension scheme, where the Methodist Church will pay double the employee contribution up to a maximum of 16% employer contribution.

The Methodist Church is an inclusive and supportive employer. We are actively committed to encouraging applications from people of all backgrounds. We welcome applications from people of Black, Asian and other Minority Ethnic groups. We welcome applications from people living with disabilities. 


Closing Date: 26 April 2024

Interview Date: 10 May 2024

Posted by
The Methodist Church View profile Company size Size: 101 - 500

The calling of the Methodist Church is to respond to the gospel of God's love in Christ and to live out its discipleship in worship and mission.

Posted on: 12 April 2024
Closed date: 10 May 2024 at 00:00
Tags: Admin, Christian, Finance

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