Kew, Greater London
£22,500 - £25,663 per annum, depending on skills and experience
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Finance Assistant - Accounts Receivable

We’re looking for an excellent Finance Assistant to work within the Kew Finance team with a focus on accounts receivable. You will contribute to the delivery of an efficient finance department ensuring accurate and timely financial transaction processing.

The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (RBG Kew) is a leading plant science institute, UNESCO World Heritage Site, and major visitor attraction. Our mission is to understand and protect plants and fungi for the well-being of people and the future of all life on Earth.

We are working to end the unprecedented extinction crisis and to help create a world where nature is protected, valued by all and managed sustainably. We will achieve these goals by drawing on our leading scientific research, unrivalled collections of plants and fungi, global network of partners, inspirational gardens at Kew and Wakehurst, and our 260 years of history.

Join us on our journey as protectors of the world’s plants and fungi. 

The main duties of this position include:

  • Chasing debtor balances in a systematic and proactive manner.
  • Ensuring all transaction processing is up to date, complete and accurate, and controls are maintained with clear audit trails.
  • Cash book posting including the posting of all entries from the bank statement.
  • Processing and reconciling income received from Kew’s ticketing system.

To be successful you will need to be confident; working closely with the Finance team, Kew staff and external customers as part of the transaction processing team, demonstrating excellent customer service together with strong communication skills both orally and in writing. 

Our ideal candidate will have experience in accounts receivable and be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of what is required backed up by experience in the role. 

Experience with Agresso would be desirable.

Our fantastic benefits package includes opportunities for continuous learning, a generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working to help you maintain a healthy work-life balance, an Employee Assistance Programme and other wellbeing support such as cycle to work scheme and discounted gym membership. We also offer a competitive pension, an employee discount scheme and free entry into a wide range of national museums and galleries, as well access to our own beautiful gardens at Kew and Wakehurst.

If you are interested in this position, please visit our website for more information and to apply.

Closing Date: 1st August 2021

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the post.

No agencies please.

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Refreshed on: 26 July 2021
Closed date: 01 August 2021
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