Finance Officer - Fixed Term 12 Months

REF: FO30-37

  • Location Leicester, LE1
  • Hours 30-37 hrs per week
  • Pay £19,237.20 - £23,726.70 per annum
  • Closing date: 25 Jun 2021, noon

Who we are looking for:

As Finance Officer you will look to assist the Finance Controller in the development of overall effectiveness of the Finance Team by building relationships with our managers and stakeholders to provide timely & accurate financial information and ensuring the team works in accordance with Vista’s strategy and in keeping with Vista’s Core Principles.

Reporting to the Finance Controller your primary objectives will be:

§  Assist the Finance Controller in maintaining Vista’s accounting records and the production of monthly management accounts, year end financial accounts, budgets and forecasts.

§  To contribute to the development, design and implementation of internal financial systems, processes and procedures.

§  To develop and maintain business partnering arrangements with managers.

Key Attributes

§  Educated to ‘A’ level standard you will possess or be working to completing your AAT financial qualification.

§  Substantial experience in management accounts, budgets and year end processes.

§  Substantial experience in dealing with fixed assets, depreciation, prepayments, accruals and control account reconciliations.

§  Experience in liaising with external stakeholders e.g. auditors and bank.

§  Excellent working experience & knowledge of accounting software systems.

§  Payroll experience would be desirable but not essential.

§  Highly numerate with attention to detail.

§  A ‘can-do’ and creative approach to problem solving.

We offer excellent health benefits, flexibility in hours and working from home, a defined contribution pension scheme and access to an employee assistance programme.

This role is for a fixed term 12 month period.

Working for Vista means you will be working for one of the oldest and largest local charities in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland, working with people with sight loss and their families.

We welcome applications from all candidates, regardless of any protected characteristic and are an equal opportunity employer. We particularly welcome applications from candidates with disabilities including visual impairments, and we encourage applications from such people who are under-represented in our workforce and face disadvantage on account of disability.

All candidates will be treated equally, and we will base decisions on appointments on the merits of the candidates.

Closing Date: 25th June 2021 - Noon

Interviews: Week Commencing Monday 12th July 2021

If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume you have regrettably not been selected for interview on this occasion. 

Vista Reserves the right to withdraw this advert in the event of high volumes of applications received. 

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