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Accounts Assistant - Imprest in Horsham, West Sussex at Sussex Healthcare

Date Posted: 7/24/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Reports to: Director of Finance

Purpose: The purpose of this Accounts Assistant role is to maintain the day to day running and record keeping of the people we supports personal finances and to provide general support within the finance department.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The following list, though not exhaustive, are some of the responsibilities the accounts assistant will have:

  • Assisting in the management of the people we supports finances including:
    • Invoice processing
    • Cheque payments
    • Cheque requisitions
    • Bank reconciliation
    • Account queries

This will involve :

  • Ensuring requests from homes are checked and completed
  • Issuing cheques and cash to homes as required
  • Ensuring all monies are allocated and banked
  • Ensuring financial requisitions are authorised by the Area Managers and cheques and requisitions are raised accordingly.
  • Distribution of invoices to the homes
  • Monthly reconciliations

  • Daily staff cost reporting and analysis

  • General Administration:
    • Filing
    • Letter writing
    • Assisting in year end audit preparation
    • Ad hoc finance duties as required
    • Telephone and email queries

Skills and requirements for the role:

  • Technically competent
  • Ability to work under own initiative
  • Good communication skills
  • Good team worker
  • High level of organisation and planning
  • Analytical, interpersonal, communication, and IT skills
  • Ability to liaise effectively with internal and external stakeholders
  • Accuracy and attention to detail

Education / Experience required for the role:

  • Experience using Sage Line 50 is desirable
  • Experience of working within a finance environment is essential.
  • Competent in Word and Excel required

Apply and join Sussex Healthcare!