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Global Reach Consulting And Recruitment Ltd
Edgware, North West London, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
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Nov 30, 2021

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Job title:
Accountant (mid-range)

Reporting to: Accounts manager

Position Type: Full time

£26,000 - £30,000 per annum

Northwest London

Start Date: ASAP

Our client:

Our client is a London based Islamic charity established since 2008 and has provided millions of people across hundreds of communities throughout the world with relief and development aid. Their mission is to aid those suffering from war, poverty, and famine, by providing basic philanthropic needs, enabling them to survive and making them self-sustainable so that they will no longer require aid. Due to growth of the organisation, they are now looking for a Finance assistant to join their team based in Northwest London.

Job Description



• Data entry and storing electronic records

• Providing effective financial support and administration

• Bookkeeping and financial reporting

• Developing, operating and managing computerised financial systems

• Obtaining invoices from suppliers for record-keeping, ensuring the procurement process is adhered to across the organisation

• Email and telephone communication with internal and external stakeholders

• Following up on missed payments

• Ensuring transaction processing for both accounts payable and receivable, is completed accurately and in a timely manner

• Day to day financial administration including in relation to finance systems, invoice processing, month-end, petty cash etc.

• Ensuring compliance with internal controls and regulators on a day-to-day basis

• Monitoring and evaluating the value for money of day-to-day expenditure

• Processing orders for goods and services

• Manage the collection, recording, reconciliation, and banking of monies

• Produce and submit monthly VAT reclaim statements to HMRC

• Prepare payroll information - including contract variations, adjustments, starters/leavers, pension contributions, tax - on a monthly basis

• Budget development and management

• Any other finance related tasks required

• Ensure clear audit trails are kept on file throughout the year in anticipation of external audits

• Facilitate compliance with external audits

• Provide timely and accurate advice to internal stakeholders

Personal specification/Skills required:

• Education to degree level with relevant education and/or training in a relevant field to the role (essential)

• Have demonstrable financial ability (essential)

• Experience in the Charity sector (desirable)

• Good knowledge of financial and charity regulators and their requirements as well as their recommendations of good practice (desirable)

• Effective written and verbal communication and excellent interpersonal skills (essential)

• Ability to build effective working relationships with a wide range of people (essential)

• Excellent numeracy skills and good data analysis skills (essential)

• Competent at managing conflicting deadlines (essential)

• Excellent attention to detail (essential)

• Competent use of IT packages, including Microsoft Office-particularly Microsoft Excel-and financial management systems (essential)

• Have strong organisational skills and excellent time management skills (essential)

• Have the ability to work well as part of a team as well as working independently (essential)

• Have the drive and commitment to succeed (essential)

• Have a can-do attitude and problem-solving mentality (essential)

• The ability to take a professional approach whilst being flexible, using best judgement to arrive at reasonable and sound decisions (essential)

Please note that due to the amount of volume of applications anticipated for this position that if we do not respond to you within 14 days, that your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful

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