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Financial Accountant

£27,000 to £30,000
Job Type
21 Jul 2022
About Us
Community Connex is a campaigning organisation and a multi-faceted service provider working across West London, supporting a range of clients from children to older people from diverse backgrounds; people with disabilities, autism, mental health, older people and their families and carers - to ensure their needs, rights and aspirations are met.
We are committed to safeguarding, equal opportunity, and we guarantee an interview to all applicants with disabilities meeting the minimum criteria for the post.
You will be part of the Senior Leadership Team with overall responsibility and accountability for Financial Accounting processes comprising: Purchase Ledger, Payroll, Financial Regulations and Controls, Procurement, and Value Added Tax. You will also be responsible planning and overseeing the work of the Corporate Services Coordinator.
Reporting to the Director of Finance & Resources, you will be responsible for the following key duties:
Running the Purchase Ledger including invoice and payments processing
Monthly Payroll Preparation and Timesheets Processing
Leading the Procurement function to achieve Value for Money
Ensuring Value for Money from IT & Technology supplies and Equipment
Leading on Insurances Renewals and Administration
Ensuring Financial Regulations & Controls are adhered to
Maintaining the Finance Procedures manual
Group Life Insurance Administration
Pensions compliance & Administration
Equipment Movement Control
Filing & Archiving Systems Maintenance
Dealing with Value Added Tax and submission of VAT Returns
Oversee the Corporate Services Coordinator's Workplan.
Person Specification
Our ideal candidate will:
Be a qualified or part-qualified accountant or similar with extensive experience of financial regulation and control and operational management. He or she will be an accomplished self-motivator with strong technical accounting and tax skills.
Have proficiency in the use of accounting systems (such as QuickBooks), Excel or other tools to manipulate data to at least intermediate level.
Have at least two years experience of operating purchases and payments systems replete with internal controls for the avoidance of collusion, error or fraud.
Have least two years experience of payroll systems in a similar size organisation is an essential requirement.
Have passion, commitment, and values aligned with Community Connex
Have ability to read and write, communicate with both finance and non-finance audiences.
Possess excellent leadership and organisational skills.
In return we offer a range of benefits including:
Flexible/Hybrid working
Pension up to 5%
Death in service insurance
Discounted card
Interviews will be scheduled as soon as a suitable candidate is identified
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  • Job Reference: 663456775-2
  • Date Posted: 21 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Community Connex Ltd
    Community Connex Ltd
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £27,000 to £30,000
  • Sector: Community & Sport
  • Job Type: Permanent