Finance Officer

  • Job type: Part Time
  • Salary: £24,000 pro rata
  • Location: Salisbury
  • Start date: asap
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Employment Hours: 24
  • Job Sectors: Accountancy, Charity
  • Hours Per Week: 24
  • Posted: 07/03/2018

A passionate charity that works both nationally and internationally are looking for a friendly, experienced and committed Finance Officer to work on a part time basis in their Salisbury office. You will receive many benefits including flexibility in your working hours (24 hours a week), pension scheme and 25 days holiday (pro rata) plus 8 statutory bank holiday days.


You will be working in a welcoming, small team with an enthusiasm for their cause.


As the Finance Officer your duties will be to:


  • Sales, purchase and nominal ledgers and all payroll-related journals.
  • Statutory payments and taxes including HMRC payments and Gift Aid returns.
  • Bank accounts and reporting of investments, currently all sterling and possibly some future foreign currency accounts.
  • Responsible for VAT returns (working alongside the Head of Finance), and assist with Gift Aid and Membership direct debit collections alongside colleagues in the Membership team.
  • A main contact for all insurance questions and renewals.
  • A main contact for HR advisor & Payroll provider, including maintaining records and processing payroll-related costs in Sage Accounts.


To be a successful Finance Officer you will have the following skills and experience:


  • Four years’ financial experience with a good record of maintaining all aspects of financial ledgers along with preparation of reconciliations, banking, petty cash, staff credit card and expense claims.
  • Practical working experience of Sage line 50 or equivalent computer packages.
  • Ability to interpret financial reports such that “what does this represent” is presented alongside appropriate financial information.
  • Excellent Excel spreadsheet skills – plus numeracy and literacy skills, including written correspondence to accompany financial information.
  • We are looking for a friendly, capable, all-round finance person.


You are required to work 22-30 hours a week. These hours can be defined by you but would need to be set hours for consistency within the finance team.


In return, the Finance Officer will receive a salary of £24,000 pro rata.

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