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Finance Officer - Arts Charity - £27 - 31k

Finance Officer - Arts Charity - £27 - 31k

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    Finance & Accountancy

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    £27k - 31k per year + package

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    Finance Team

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    about 4 years ago

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A world-leading, iconic Arts charity based in central London is seeking a talented Finance Officer for a permanent role. The role will involve playing a key role in the finance department for the main charity entity, and applicants should relish working in a busy, fast-paced and complex environment.

The role will involve:

-To be responsible for all financial accounting of the charitable company

-Maintain the cash book for the charity, ensuring that all receipts and payments are properly entered and allocated onto the accounting system

-Complete monthly bank reconciliations in a timely manner, over multiple currencies and submit for review

-Prepare aged debtors reports monthly and liaise with appropriate personnel to ensure that debts are recovered, updating the Financial Controller for cash flow purposes

-Review the weekly payment run

-Prepare monthly Finance Reports for multiple departments, ensuring that these match the trial balance to assist with the preparation of the Management Accounts

-Liaise with the departmental budget holders over their Finance Reports, ensuring accuracy and userfriendliness, and updating and annotating forecasts for use by the Financial Controller

-Prepare and submit for review the VAT Returns

-Ensure returns from the concert venue are received, coded, processed and reviewed

-Complete monthly balance sheet reconciliations, maintain the Fixed Asset Register and submit for review.

-Other ad-hoc finance duties including PAYE reports, purchase ledger and quarterly VAT calculations

Candidate requirements:

-Proven relevant and solid experience in a similar role covering financial accounting

-Very good work ethic; self-motivated; organised; and able to meet deadlines and manage a busy workload

-Working towards an accounting qualification (AAT, ACCA, CIMA etc)

-Advanced Excel skills

-Strong communication skills

-A proactive personality – knowing when to push back to budget holders when needed

-Sage 200 experience desirable but not essential

-A passion for the Arts sector would be a strong advantage for this role

Please send your CV for immediate consideration.

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