Finance Officer


£28000 - £32000 per annum + Plus Plus Plus


United Kingdom,--Warrington

Job Type



Finance Officer

£32,000 FTE, dependent on experience
35 hours per week (1 FTE, will consider PT for the right candidate)
Warrington Head Office / hybrid option being 3 days a week in the Warrington office.

The Finance Officer is responsible for working within the core finance team, maintaining financial systems, accurate record keeping, and undertaking financial administration you will provide the support required to implement and improve the processes needed.

This role would suit someone with at least 3 years' experience in a finance role, who has experience or knowledge of all the core accounts department processes and some understanding of income streams.

Financial Administration

  • Maintain efficient and accurate computerised financial accounts & bookkeeping on SAGE
  • Receive and process invoices for payments to/ from suppliers.
  • Record income from users, supporters, donors, members etc and maintain up to date records of income received.
  • Analysing our donations ensuring accurate income allocation and consider any Gift Aid submissions.
  • Assist with the preparation of monthly reporting, quarterly management accounts, any Gift Aid claims and annual audit.
  • Process employee expenditure claims & assisting with the preparation of payroll.
  • Supporting the preparation for the annual audit, e.g. fixed asset records and maintain the fixed asset register
  • Supporting colleagues on finance procedures and protocols and advising colleagues on finance queries.
  • To support the Finance Manager in reporting back on budget-to-budget holders
  • Support departments in providing detailed financial analysis work which aids their work.

Experience / essential skills.

  • Bookkeeping, finance, or equivalent role(s).
  • Strong communication skills
  • Maintaining accurate records and data entry.
  • Microsoft 365 skills (particularly Excel and Outlook).
  • Experience of financial accounting in a small to medium sized organisation, preferably charity sector.
  • Experience of dealing with charitable income, restricted grants, and charity taxation (desirable).

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