Finance Officer, The Arts Up to GBP27,000 plus study support, Central London

A highly respected Arts organisation based in Central London is looking for a new Finance Officer to work in their Financial Accounting team. Suitable candidates will have 1-2 years experience in a busy finance team, preferably focussing on the sales ledger. Every candidate should be keen to work in the arts and should attach a supporting statement to aid their application.

Key Responsibilities:

To assist the Financial Accountant in the day to day running of the Accounts Receivable function
Reconcile and allocate accounts on the balance sheet
Improve processes and systems, and becoming a super user for Sun Systems
To review weekly purchase ledger BACS listings for accuracy and integrity
To use the finance systems to interrogate financial information, prepare financial reports, and post journals.
To support the Financial Accountant to oversee the reporting of the daily treasury figures and completing Internal Bank Transfers as required
To be responsible for Credit Cards, Staff Expenses and Petty Cash reconciliations
Responsibility for the day to day transaction processing through accounting systems including Sun Systems, Proactis, Tessitura, Micros and Booksolve;
To assist the Financial Controller with all aspects of the interim and final audit and tax reporting, where required.
To reconcile the credit cards, cheques and cash in relation to the Tessitura on a daily basis;
To post cash receipts, including credit card income, cheques, CAF, BACS, Paypal, Apple and other credits on a timely basis; and
To respond to any chargebacks and credit card queries when required.

Key Skills & Qualifications:

Part Qualified ACCA/CIMA/ACA accountant or looking to complete a qualification
1-2 years of experience in a finance department
Not for Profit or Arts experience would be preferred but is not essential
Team player with strong communication skills
Keen to work in an arts organisation
Strong Excel skills
Experience with Sun Systems would be desirable

To Apply for this role
Talk to Ellie Prideaux
T: 020 7042 8429