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Senior Finance Officer - Age UK Birmingham

Birmingham, United Kingdom
£26,000 - £28,000 FTE
Closing on 28 July 2024

We are working with Age UK Birmingham who are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic finance professional to join their team as a Senior Finance Officer.

Age UK Birmingham is an independent local charity, working alongside Age UK Sandwell to support the older people of the City of Birmingham and the Metropolitan Borough of Sandwell. They have been working in the community for over 30 years to support older people, their families and carers, so that everyone can enjoy later life. 

Reporting to the Head of Finance, the Senior Finance Officer will be responsible for the delivery of internal financial management systems and controls, and for maintaining accurate financial management records, including managing the process of producing draft management accounts.

With part or fully qualified AAT certifications (or equivalent) you will:

  • Have gained excellent finance experience in a similar role, including VAT returns and submission to HMRC, Purchase requisition, purchase orders and invoicing, banking and bank reconciliation
  • Have experience of the payroll process to ensure prompt payment of salaries and submission of related payments and reporting
  • Be a proficient user of IT packages including Microsoft Office and Accountancy software. Experience of Microsoft Dynamics 365 is desirable, the willingness and capability to learn is essential.
  • Be analytical with the ability to explain complex issues clearly and succinctly, producing timely and accurate, and clear management accounts
  • Have the ability to evaluate financial reports and make recommendations for improvement
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and teamwork, ideally with some experience in a supervisory role 

We are looking for someone who can work independently, as well as in a team with, ideally, experience with working in the voluntary sector. You will have strong communication skills and the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines, maintaining excellent attention to detail at all times. You will have a flexible and responsive approach and can work in a fast-paced environment.

Your application should include your CV and supporting statement.

We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, or other category protected by law.

Hours: Part time 21 hours per week

Closing date: 28 July 2024.  Please note that when a suitable candidate is found the role will close early, so please apply without delay.

Louise Portnall
Recruitment Consultant
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