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Finance Assistant

Location: CENTRAL LONDON, LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 23,000-25,000 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum, inc Benefits
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 82
Posted: about 2 months ago Reference: X3-391818

I am currently recruiting for a fantastic international animal welfare charity who are currently looking for a finance assistant to come on and join the organisation. My client has a fantastic benefits package to rival other large organisations, so if you are looking for job satisfaction and a great benefits package then this is the role for you.  The successful candidate needs to have SUN experience.


Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Prepare the monthly reconciliation of all Balance Sheet accounts (except: Suppliers Statements) and ensuring the timely processing of any correcting journals.
  • Maintain a file of all balance sheet reconciliations with appropriate backup for review on a monthly basis.
  • Preparation of the quarterly VAT returns and related calculations and journals.
  • Maintain the SUN fixed asset register, ensuring that depreciation is correctly calculated and posted to the accounts.
  • Reconcile the SUN fixed asset register to the IT listing of assets on a monthly basis for review.
  • Communicate and coordinate the timely receipt of grant payments requests
  • Communicate and coordinate the timely receipt of grant payments requests
  • Review the grant payment request with associated backup for accuracy and revert to country finance teams for any clarifications.
  • Ensure any deductions to country programmes grants and cross- charges paid to country programmes are processed accurately and correctly coded in UK accounts.
  • Ensure that grants are processed in line with the Restricted Funds tracker and reconciled on a monthly basis.
  • Submit grant payment requests for approval by FBP International Programmes
  • Support the Assistant Financial Accountant in addressing the points raised by the auditors as a result of any assurance work they have conducted or the annual statutory audit
  • Reconcile and post investment income to SUN on a monthly basis.
  • Create ad hoc and grant payments in electronic banking software or through third party provider.
  • Provide first line cover for Income Processing.
  • Provide second line cover for the management of Petty Cash.
  • Actively participate in Finance Team meetings. Undertake ad hoc projects as required.


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