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Finance Clerk

BS3 Community Development is a well-established community anchor organisation in south Bristol – our mission is to improve the health, well being & happiness of the people in the BS3 postcode area of south Bristol.

We are strengthening our team with the addition of a Finance Clerk role to support our Finance and Operations teams.

HOURS: 37.5 hours per week (work pattern to be agreed)

RATE OF PAY: £18,926.82 per year (£9.68 per hour)

REPORTS TO: Head of Finance and Operations

CLOSING DATE: Monday the 25th of October

INTERVIEWS: Tuesday the 2nd of November

START DATE: November 2021

Main purpose of job

As a member of the finance team, to undertake day to day administration needs of the finance department in support of financial procedures. Build relationships with customers and clients. Provide administrative support to the finance department and contribute to the improvement and development of financial systems & procedures

Key Responsibilities

  • Data inputting receipts and payments
  • Monitor customer query inbox
  • Data input and reconciling debtor and creditor accounts
  • Reconcile bank accounts
  • Credit control and debtor management
  • Prepare statements for customers showing charges and payments
  • Assist with cash banking and/or petty cash
  • Support the refund processes for customer retainers (deposits) and the generation of new retainer invoices.
  • Maintain records of new customers (collecting government tax free codes and updating QuickBooks with contact details).
  • Comply with relevant professional standards and audit requirements.
  • Maintain high levels accuracy and confidentiality at all times; to support other team members.
  • Other ad-hoc finance & administrative duties as required

Essential Skills

  • High levels of accuracy and an eye for detail
  • Experience working with numbers or as a bookkeeper
  • Computer literacy and experience of using Microsoft Office, specifically Excel
  • Experience and knowledge of computerised accounting systems

Desirable Skills

  • Payroll experience
  • Understanding or experience in charity book-keeping
  • Experience of QuickBooks

To successfully fulfil our vision we need a truly diverse workforce that reflects the society we serve. We therefore welcome and encourage applications from anyone who meets the job requirements. We are actively seeking people with a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences in terms of ethnicity, culture, and religion, LGBTQ+ candidates, people from any socio-economic background, those who consider themselves to be or have been diagnosed as neurotypical or have psychological or physical conditions or levels of ability that may require adaptations or support.

Application deadline: 25/10/2021

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £18,926.00 per year