Finance Assistant

Finance Assistant

  • Location

    Oxford, Oxfordshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £20000 - £24000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Kelly Taylor

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Finance Assistant - Up to £24,000 depending on experience - Central Oxford

The company

A well-renowned not-for-profit organisation

The role

Reporting to the Management Accountant, the role of the Finance Assistant you will be responsible for providing a high level of finance assistance to stakeholders and maintaining the accuracy of accounting and payroll systems.

Duties will include:

  • Accurate and timely reporting of income
  • Allocation of donations
  • Maintaining the daily emails to the accounts inbox
  • Assist with monthly bank reconciliations
  • Weekly banking of cash and cheques
  • Entering invoices and dealing with queries and anomalies
  • Issuing monthly credit card statements and dealing with expenses
  • Work with management on month-end duties including journals and pre-payments
  • Payroll duties including checking timesheets and inputting payroll data
  • Any other ad-hoc administrative tasks as required by the department including dealing with post, scanning documents, maintaining records and extracting data for reporting

What you'll need to be successful

  • Ideally AAT qualified or with previous experience in a similar, varied role, able to hit the ground running
  • Excellent attention to detail and able to work very accurately
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills including Work, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Must have exceptional time management and organisational skills
  • A keen problem solver who is looking to work well within a team to support company goals and deadline

What you'll receive in return

  • Modern office environment
  • Supportive and cohesive team environment
  • Centrally located in Oxford
  • 27 days holiday
  • Flexible working
  • Generous pension - 7% company contribution
  • Enhanced maternity
  • Access to professional counselling

How to proceed

If this role is of interest, please click apply or contact Kelly Taylor at Wade Macdonald

Applications are encouraged from all candidates meeting or exceeding the minimum criteria for the role regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity.