Finance Officer, Belfast

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Job type Temporary
Salary Up to £27295 per annum
Published about 2 months ago
Start date ASAP
Contact Anna Hall
Job ref AH1030_1638377702

Job description

Staffline Recruitment are currently seeking a Finance Officer on a temporary ongoing basis on behalf of their client, a charity based in Belfast.

Salary: £27,925 per annum

Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week, hybrid working in place

Job Purpose:

Reporting to the Head of Finance and Corporate Services and assistance in the effective management and administration of Finance within the charity.

Main Responsibilities:

  • To maintain financial information and systems in preparation of management accounts and budgets.
  • To assist with the preparation of monthly payroll/pensions and to respond to any enquiries in relation to this
  • To ensure that any legal or HMRC changes in statutory rates are adhered to
  • To ensure that all orders are authorised and assigned to correct budget category and department apportionment
  • To ensure that all invoices are processed for payment by due dates
  • To manage accounts payable and accounts receivable
  • To assist the Head of Finance & Corporate Services in preparing the monthly accounts and annual statutory financial accounts
  • To ensure timely counting, budget coding and lodgement of all monies
  • To ensure that all petty cash procedures and records are maintained
  • To ensure timely and accurate entry of all financial information posted onto the system
  • To respond to queries from staff or external bodies
  • To prepare cheque payments, ensuring that all expenditure has been properly incurred, that adequate documentation is in place and that payments are sent out in a timely manner
  • To assist the Head of Finance & Corporate Services with aged debtors and credit control monitoring
  • To reconcile supplier statements on a regular basis ensuring that any discrepancies are investigated and resolved

Essential Criteria:

  • Foundation level qualification in a recognised Accountancy Body (e.g. ICAI/ ICAEW/ ICAS/ ACCA/CIMA/ CIPFA), Full IATI/AAT qualification, or 5 years' recent experience in a financial role if you do not possess relevant qualification.
  • A minimum of three years' work experience in a financial role.
  • Budget management to include assisting in the management and monitoring of budgets
  • Preparation of management accounts
  • At least two years' experience in Sage 200
  • Proven experience of purchase ledger and sales ledger management
  • Experience of Sage payroll software

Only candidates who meet the essential criteria will be considered. BELSL

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