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Finance Officer

Avon Wildlife Trust
Bristol, South West England, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
May 21, 2024

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Job Role
Credit Control
Contract Type
Full Time
Avon Wildlife Trust is looking for a Finance Officer to support their small Finance team and provide an accurate, efficient and professional finance service across the Trust.

This role would suit someone who has had experience in a similar finance role. You will be responsible for processing a variety of transactions including purchase and sales invoices, staff expenses, gift aid and finance queries. Working with a passionate team in a friendly, dynamic environment where everything we do supports our teams who are delivering for nature and wildlife.

The successful candidate is likely to enjoy being busy with a variety of tasks, being well-organised and with good attention to detail.

Overall Purpose of Job

To support the provision of an accurate, professional and efficient finance administration service.

Main Responsibilities

• To input and process finance data on a daily basis, using the finance system (currently Xledger), Excel, and CRM and other relevant systems, to maintain accurate and up to date financial records for the Trust and Folly Farm Centre.

• To support the Financial Controller and Accountant in the provision of accurate and up to date financial information.

• To provide cover if required for general administration, including telephone, reception and general enquiries.

• Attend regular team meetings and make a positive contribution to delivering an excellent finance service.

• To undertake specific ad hoc tasks as required.

Avon Wildlife Trust is a charity dedicated to working with local people for local wildlife, covering the West of England region (former county of Avon). It is supported by more than 17,500 members, manages over 30 nature reserves and is one of 46 Wildlife Trusts in the UK. We want to see nature restored on a grand scale across the Avon region, with one in four people taking action for wildlife.

Avon Wildlife Trust is an equal-opportunity employer. We are committed to developing an inclusive and diverse organisation where everyone feels supported, valued, and able to be their full selves. To achieve our vision of seeing nature restored on a grand scale across the Avon region, we need talented and more diverse people on nature’s side.

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