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Senior Finance Officer

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Senior Finance Officer Salary: Competitive and based on experience Location: Birmingham Type: Permanent - On site

Keywords: Finance, Accounting, Excel, Word, Payroll, GDPR

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Finance Officer to join a highly respected local charity. This role is perfect for someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment and is looking to make a significant impact within the finance team. The successful candidate will be responsible for performing day-to-day transactional duties, including purchase ledger, sales ledger, and bank reconciliations. This role offers an excellent opportunity to develop your skills and experience within a supportive and inclusive team.

  • Opportunity to work in a highly respected local charity
  • Fast-paced and continually improving finance team
  • Excellent opportunities for skill development

What you'll do:

As a Senior Finance Officer, you will play an integral role within the finance team. Your primary responsibilities will include managing both the purchase and sales ledgers, conducting bank reconciliations, and resolving any financial queries that may arise. You will also be tasked with producing monthly salary information for our payroll provider. In addition to these responsibilities, you will also have the opportunity to assist with the annual audit process. This role requires someone who is not only skilled in accounting but also possesses strong interpersonal skills.

  • Perform day-to-day transactional duties including purchase ledger, sales ledger, and bank reconciliations
  • Resolve day-to-day finance queries that may arise
  • Produce monthly salary and wages information for payroll provider
  • Process supplier invoices and statements, ensuring they are correctly authorised and make payment when due
  • Raise invoices to citizens, commissioners, and clients on a regular and ad-hoc basis
  • Manage debtors to ensure payments are received on time
  • Oversee and manage accounts inbox queries
  • Assist with the annual audit process

What you bring:

The ideal candidate for this Senior Finance Officer position will bring at least two years of experience in a similar role within a finance office. You should have proven experience with financial systems and processes, as well as strong spreadsheet skills. Proficiency in Excel and Word is essential. You should be able to manage your time effectively, prioritise your workload, and work unsupervised. Strong numeracy skills and attention to detail are crucial for this role. A good level of written and spoken English is required, along with an understanding of confidentiality and GDPR.

  • At least 2 year's experience of working in a finance office in a similar role
  • Experience of financial systems and processes
  • Good spreadsheet skills
  • Knowledge and experience of Excel and Word
  • Ability to manage time, prioritise workload and work unsupervised
  • Strong numeracy skills and attention to detail
  • Good level of written and spoken English
  • Understanding of confidentiality & GDPR

What sets this company apart:

This is a chance to join a highly respected local charity that serves the needs of everyone with experiences of learning disability. The organisation prides itself on its inclusive and supportive work environment, where every team member is valued for their contribution. The finance team is fast-paced and continually improving, offering excellent opportunities for skill development and career progression.

This role is managed by Walters People entity which is a temporary recruitment agency.

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Accountancy & Finance

Focus: Accounts Assistant

Industry: Not for Profit and Charities

Salary: £25,000 - £25,001 per annum

Workplace Type: On-site

Experience Level: Entry Level

Location: Birmingham

Job Reference: YTP2WW-E7379C7E

Date posted: 24 June 2024

Consultant: Lauren Freeman

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