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Finance Assistant

Finance Assistant

The Finance Assistant will work in the Elim International Centre and report directly to the Finance Manager (Central Finance Team). You will contribute to and support the Central Finance Team Function, to maintain accurate and up-to-date financial records, and provide timely support to all service users. As Finance Assistant you are required to perform all tasks to enable the completion of Month End Accounts to Trial Balance in the first instance, and develop your skills to cover additional duties.

Gift Aid Duties

  • Bank reconciliations: Daily reconciliation of dK Ledgers to Bank Statements. This includes accessing and print daily online bank statements, match existing entries, produce imports for recurring transactions, and investigate and generate individual imports for all other transactions;
  • Purchase Ledger: Coding and input of P/L invoices, sharing with Budget Holders for approval or query, preparation of monthly P/L payments Report for approval by Line Manager (FM & FD), lining up BACS payment for authorisation and timely payment; 
  • Multiple Accounts Ledger Maintenance: Process income and expenditure transactions on a daily basis, on several ledgers, in readiness for twice-monthly Inter-Ledger reconciliations, and Month End completion;
  • Inter-Ledger reconciliations: Payments and Receipts between the ledgers need to be 'mirrored' (reconciled) and settled twice each month; mid-month and at Month End completion;
  • Journals: Creating and coding import journals for income and expenditure items;
  • Customer Support: Responding to email and phone enquiries, and provide timely support to all service users, including Vendors, Customers, Ministers, Finance Officers, all other HQ staff, and any other stakeholders and service users;
  • Provide Income Facilities: Provide facilities to collect and/or receive payments from donors via offering Direct Debit forms, taking credit and charge card payments over the phone, and /or providing bank details for Standing Orders or electronic/BACS payments to be made;
  • Digital Income Processing: Review the digital donations facility (PayThru) on a weekly basis and collate report for journal transfer into dK, and prepare distribution of funds to Local Church bank accounts;
  • Expenses Processing: Timely collection and processing of monthly expenses claims for all staff and volunteers, ensuring that each departments’ expenses are authorised and submitted on time;
  • Petty Cash: Maintaining a Petty Cash Imprest System, by issuing petty cash as needed, collating PC vouchers, and reconciling vouchers and cash balance to Imprest amount. Petty Cash should be reimbursed to imprest amount on a regular basis;
  • Investigation Skills: Exploring whatever avenues necessary to sustain the effective, efficient, and economic processing of all financial transactions and business data, with accuracy and in a timely fashion;
  • Bank Liaison: Liaise with the banks to identify transactions;
  • Filing: All documentation must be filed frequently, and sometimes scanned, to keep reference files up-to-date and to facilitate easy investigation work.
  • Location: Elim International Centre, Malvern
  • Salary: £ 18,000 - £ 23,000
  • Permanent Contract: Full-Time

Key Dates

  • Closing Date: 26 July 2020
  • Shortlisting:  30 July 2020
  • Interview: 6 August 2020

Further Information

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