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Finance Administrator/ Bookkeeper


Post:   Finance Administrator/ Bookkeeper 

Responsible to:   CEO

Responsible for:  Preparing the KPI's, financial reports and the day finances of the charity.

Hours:       Full Time (would consider Part time)

Location:   Northampton

Holiday:     28 days pro rata + bank and statutory holidays

Vetting process will include Enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.​


This role will provide financial insight to the CEO and Trustees. And responsibilities include:

•    Monitoring accounts and reconciliation

•    Processing and managing the Sales Ledger

•    Processing and managing the Process Ledger

•    Preparing accounts for monthly audits

•    General office administration duties

•    Collating and preparation of KPI's for all projects

•    Correct and timely inputting of KPI's

•    Development of Excel spreadsheets to track service user and project improvement.



Skills & Abilities


To have a relevant qualification to a good standard or be working towards one. (including any recognised qualification of 'A' Level standard or above in any aspect of accounting, CIMA, business.

•    Previous accounting and / or Bookkeeping exposure is essential

•    To have recent and strong exposure on Quickbooks

•    Sound knowledge of bank reconciliations

•    A confident communicator with excellent attention to detail

•    Previous credit control exposure would be advantageous

•    Excellent IT knowledge, with an emphasis on Excel.

•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills to ensure effective reporting and customer service.

•    Strong IT skills including proven experience of using Word, Excel, and Outlook in a similar work environment. This includes ability to use online video communication platforms (e.g. Microsoft Teams, Zoom)

•    Effective interpersonal and relationship building skills including ability to develop strong professional working relationships

•    Ability to develop and maintain a workplace environment which is both safe, supportive, enabling your colleagues and service users to thrive.

•    Ability to be a flexible and co-operative member of a team

•    Ability to work resiliently under pressure, meet deadlines, work on own initiative and part of a team.

•    Pro-active and able to work under their own initiative.

•    Commitment to consultative & collaborative ways of working.

•    Commitment to and understanding of safeguarding and professional boundaries

•    Personal and professional integrity

•    Positive attitude towards staff and our Peers

•    Emotionally Resilient

•    Awareness of and commitment to equal opportunity and diversity practices and policies, and ability to promote diversity and treat colleagues and clients fairly and with respect.

We will provide the following resources to assist in the successful achievement of the responsibilities outlined above:


•    On-going and targeted learning and development that will support and enable you to deliver the role to a high standard

•    A full induction

•    Continuous support and supervision including reflective practice to develop your learning and skills as a practitioner

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