Finance Assistant

Alzheimer's Research UK
14 Jun 2021
24 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Alzheimer’s Research UK is the UK’s leading dementia research charity dedicated to diagnosis, prevention, treatment and cure. Backed by our passionate scientists and supporters, we’re challenging the way people think about dementia, bringing together the people and organisations who can speed up progress, and investing in research to make life-changing breakthroughs possible.

This role combines some daily tasks, which require attention to detail to accurately record data and maintain records, along with a broader responsibility for employee expense claims which will allow the successful candidate to show their proactive approach and use their initiative in resolving issues and helping others around the organisation.

This role requires excellent focus, time management and prioritisation as this involves daily, weekly and monthly tasks which may vary in complexity depending on queries and requests received. The successful candidate will organise their workload to aid others in the team as needed, which will allow the candidate to gain wider Finance experience over time. 

Main duties and responsibilities of the role:

Managing the Finance Team shared inbox, dealing with basic queries and passing other queries to the appropriate colleague.
Processing and payment of employee expenses.
Purchase ledger support such as posting invoices to the system and assisting with payment runs.
Imports of expense data between different systems.
Monthly reconciliation of credit card statements to expense claims.
Responsibility for maintaining records, such as the creation of new employees in systems, applications for new credit cards and changing of credit limits and expense approvers.
Helping employees with their expense claims as needed.
Recording, management and reconciliation of cash received directly to the office.
Daily scanning of cheques received and sending to bank
Filing and assistance collating documents for year-end audit.

What we are looking for:

GCSE in Maths at a grade C or above (4-9) or equivalent
Excellent attention to detail
Strong organisational and time management skills
Able to pick up tasks quickly and effectively
Data entry and/or administrative office experience helpful
Proactive and helpful attitude
Methodical approach to workload
Able to work with a wider team across the organisation

Location: Granta Park, near Cambridge

Salary: Circa £22,000 per annum, plus benefits

Please download the Vacancy Pack for more details.

The closing date for applications is the 4 July 2021, with interviews likely to be held w/c 12 July 2021. We would encourage applicants to submit their application at the earliest opportunity as the closing date may be brought forward at any time. Should we wish to contact you to arrange an earlier interview this will be arranged based on the availability of the candidate and the panel. Please indicate in your cover letter if you are unable to attend on a certain date.

In order to be considered, please create an online account using our Online Recruitment System which can be accessed through our Job Vacancies Page. You will be able to attach a CV and covering letter to your application, track your application and view other vacancies that may be of interest.

To view further details about this role and the benefits of working for us please visit the Alzheimer’s Research UK website.