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Finance Administrator (12 Month FTC)

£22,250 per annum
The Poppy Factory

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Finance Administrator (12 Month FTC)
Richmond, Surrey

Are you a financial professional with an exceptional eye for detail? Want to support the smooth running of a charity that helps sick, injured and wounded veterans find jobs they love after leaving the Forces?

If so, this is a great opportunity to take on a rewarding and engaging contract as our Finance Administrator.

About Us

We are The Poppy Factory, a charity that has been supporting veterans with health conditions move into civilian employment for 97 years. In that time, our Richmond factory has also been home to the Remembrance poppy.

We are currently looking for a Finance Administrator to join us on a 12 month fixed-term contract, starting early/mid-December 2019.

Your Benefits

- Salary of £22,250 per annum
- Pension (after three months)
- 24 days’ annual leave
- Reservists’ leave
- Life insurance cover (3x annual salary)
- Employee assistance programme
- Enhanced parental benefits
- Access to our benefits portal, including shopping discounts

This is a superb opportunity to enhance your experience in the charity sector while supporting the success of a long-established organisation with a worthy cause.

Within a welcoming, inclusive and forward-thinking work environment, you will have the chance to work closely with senior members of our Finance department and join a team who are passionate about making a difference.

We are on a mission to create a world in which every workplace values disabled veterans. If you want to join us on this exciting journey, we’d love to hear from you.

Your Role

As a Finance Administrator, you’ll support the day-to-day management of our financial transactions and procedures.

Working with our Finance Officer, Finance Manager and Finance Director, you will:

- Help to record VAT transactions
- Maintain our financial ledgers
- Process supplier invoices and staff expenses
- Reconcile property rents
- Contribute to the planning and preparation of annual accounts

About You

To join us as a Finance Administrator, you’ll need:

- Experience in a similar role in a finance department, delivering a service to the whole organisation
- Previous experience of maintaining tight financial controls and working to strict deadlines in a busy office
- Experience of accurately submitting financial transactions
- Excellent numerical and English communication skills
- An accounting qualification (AAT or equivalent) or be qualified by experience

Experience gained in the charity/not-for-profit sector would be desirable, as would experience of VAT accounting in a charity environment. Experience with Sage 50 Accounts would be beneficial, as would experience of delivering a finance service to a remote/dispersed workforce.

We would like to hear from you if you have worked as an Accounts Administrator, Finance Clerk, Accounts Clerk, Finance Officer, or Accounts Officer.

Those from a Finance, Financial, Accounts, Accounting, or Accountancy background are encouraged to apply.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

The Poppy Factory is committed to equality, valuing diversity and promoting inclusion. Our commitment is to take positive measures to recruit people from underrepresented groups, and we actively encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds.

As a Disability Confident employer, we offer a guaranteed interview for any job applicant with a disability who meets the essential criteria for the role. Please indicate in your application whether you wish to be considered under this scheme. We are also happy to discuss reasonable adjustments to the application or interview process to accommodate disabled candidates.

We are a family friendly employer.

So, if you think you could thrive as our Finance Administrator, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

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