A specialist community focused charity based in Peterborough, who are part of a wider national network, are seeking a sole charge Finance Officer for a permanent role on a part-time basis (18 hours per week).
The role is based in Peterborough, and post Covid it is expected that the role will be a mixture of home-based and office-based work.
The role will be highly varied and will report directly to the CEO. The organisation has around 18 staff and the Finance Officer is the only finance person in the organisation. Supported by the CEO, Treasurer and external auditors, the Finance Officer is responsible for the day to day bookkeeping of the organisation. This includes transactional processing & reconciliations, payroll, cashflow, budgeting and preparation of the annual accounts for audit.
It is highly desirable that applicants have Quickbooks experience.
The role will involve:
-Liaison with Honorary Treasurer
-Liaising with bankers, auditors etc
-Co-ordinating year end external audit
-Reporting on income and expenditure
-Input supplier invoices and receipts on Quickbooks
-Keep fixed asset register up to date and post depreciation journals on Quickbooks
-Create monthly forecast report with variance analysis and significant issues for CEO
-Monitor cash flow and make bank transfers between accounts as required
-Complete simple payroll monthly, processing salary payments, inputting on Quickbooks and making payments to HMRC
-Maintain auto enrolment pension account, including monthly pension contributions spreadsheet.
-Quarterly financial reports
-Annual audit including creating draft accounts, setting up audit meetings
-Adhoc budgets for new projects as required
-Adhoc financial reports for funders as required
-Experience in Quickbooks is highly desirable
-Demonstrable experience as a Finance Officer or Bookkeeper in a similar sized organisation, with similarly varied finance duties is required
-Broad finance experience covering financial processing, budgeting and assisting with year-end/audit
-Working towards a finance qualification such as AAT or ACCA is desirable but not essential
-Experience with charity finance and accounting is desirable but not essential
In this role candidates will be supported by an ACCA qualified Treasurer, along with the CEO.
£24,515 per annum FTE (£12,608 for 18 hours)
Closing date: Monday 15th February
Please send your CV for consideration.