Finance Officer

Location
London
Salary
£27k to £35k
Posted
09 Aug 2019
Closes
09 Sep 2019
Ref
88357
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Finance Officer 

We are looking for a Finance and Resources Officer- a key role in the financial management and operational support of the organisation. 

Job title: Finance and Resources Officer 
Hours: 40 per week including 1 hour for lunch 
Contract: Permanent 
Reporting to: Business and Operation Director 
Salary band: £27k to £35k depending on experience 

Job context 

A New Direction is a not-for-profit organisation that exists to ensure that all children and young people in London can develop their creativity and play an active part in the culture and heritage of the city. 

We work with partners such as schools, the cultural sector and local authorities to support children and young people to be creative and experience culture, while identifying areas of inequality and campaigning for policy change. Our core values are equity, creativity, and trust. 

A New Direction is a lively expanding arts charity with around 30 staff and a turnover of nearly £3 million. Working closely with the Business and Operations Director and the small operations team, you will be responsible for the management of effective finance and operational systems, working with non-financial staff to lead and regularly report on their budgets within the organisation and to funders and partners outside the organisation. 

To succeed in this role, you will have knowledge and experience of compiling management accounts and end of year statutory accounts, including charity SORP requirements. Experience of preparing monthly management accounts, payment runs and liaison with payroll support is essential. You will have relevant professional experience and/or a relevant degree or equivalent qualification in accounting. Experience of working with accounting software e.g. Access Dimension, Sage 50 is also essential. 

Closing date: Midnight on Monday 9th September 2019 

Interview date: Week beginning 2nd September 2019 (TBC) 

If you feel excited by this opportunity, click the apply button to be able to download the relevant documentation, including Job Description and Person Specification. You will then be directed to complete our online application form. 

A New Direction is committed to equal opportunities and values diversity in its workforce. 

A New Direction is committed to implementing safeguarding through safer recruitment. All our roles require the successful candidate to complete a Disclosure and Barring Check, the receipt of satisfactory references and be eligible to work in the UK. 

No agencies please. 

You may have experience of: Finance Officer, Accounts Assistant, Finance Assistant, Finance Manager, Sage 50, Access Dimension, Accounting Assistant, Qualified Accountant, AAT, Financial Controller, Management Accounts, Financial Assistant, Financial Management, Accountant, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, NFP, Not For Profit, SORP etc. 

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