Finance Officer

Recruiter
Prospectus
Location
Islington
Salary
Up to £25000.00 per annum
Posted
02 Nov 2018
Closes
14 Nov 2018
Ref
HQ00173843
Function
Finance & Legal
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Are you an experienced Finance Officer looking for career development within the not-for profit sector?

We are delighted to be partnering with an inspiring charity supporting the legal rights and entitlements of young people across the UK.

Reporting to the Director of Finance and Resources, the Finance Officer will be responsible for contributing to the effective running of the finance function. The successful candidate will be responsible for the day to day management of financial transactions and procedures, including billing for their legal aid work. Duties will include processing and tracking invoices, maintaining records of all financial information including credit card expenditure and petty cash, recording all payments and receipts, and tracking bank deposits and reconciling bank statements. You will have the opportunity to develop your accounting skills by assisting with preparation of management accounts, as well as preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports. In addition, you will work with the legal team to support with the legal aid billing and credit control process.

To be considered for this role, it is essential to have previous experience as a Finance Officer with a good understating of financial and accounting systems and processes. You are required to have knowledge of audits, budget preparation and invoicing, as well as strong Excel and QuickBooks skills. The ideal candidate will have an excellent eye for detail alongside analytical and numerical skills, with the ability to work proactively and as part of a team. This role is ideally suited to someone who is ambitious about developing their career in an ambitious organisation. Knowledge of legal aid billing processes is desirable although not essential.

A full job description will be provided to candidates short-listed by Prospectus.

Please apply with a Word Document copy of your CV. Cover letters are not required at this stage.

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