Finance Assistant – Apprentice
Full Time - 35 hours per week
Starting salary: Real Living Wage - £16,380 per annum
Closing Date: 21st August 2019
Migrant Help is a leading charity that has been established for over 50 years and delivers a range of support and advice services to migrants across the UK. Our vision is for a global society that protects migrants, treats them with respect and enables them to become successful members of their communities.
We are currently recruiting for an enthusiastic and passionate Finance Assistant – Apprentice within our Dover office.
This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates.
The scope if this role is to provide comprehensive, effective and efficient finance to the Finance Director and all Migrant Help personnel. The post holder will be expected to develop strong relationships with staff at all levels, for the purpose of delivering; accurate, appropriate and timely finance support. The Finance Assistant will work consistently to ensure the continuous development of the role and ensure that the service is delivered according to procedures and processes which are accurate, professional and consistent at all times. The post holder will monitor the service and react accordingly, and in a timely manner to changing needs with resultant re-prioritisation of his or her work as necessary.
The successful candidate requires a grade C or higher at GCSE or equivalent in English and Maths, in addition to meticulous attention to detail, use of initiative, excellent communication and prioritisation skills. The successful candidate will need to have a strong capability to collect, analyse and disseminate data for Finance reports and KPI purposes. The successful candidate will need to have a passion to drive system improvement and use technology, to aid efficiency, analysis and customer satisfaction. The successful candidate will manage the credit card programme for the Charity and lead on record archiving, filing and record keeping for Finance documentation. The post holder will be responsible for processing of all Migrant Help credit card transactions onto the SAGE system, whilst also acting as a financial link with all Services and Support functions. The Finance Assistant will be required to provide system improvements and engaged feedback to cardholders to enhance financial education.
The successful candidate will commit to undertake an apprenticeship through the AAT foundation qualification route, which would require regular study attendance. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.
1. a relevant CV,
2. a detailed personal statement showing how you meet the specific requirements, skills and experience as outlined in the job description and job specification with a special attention to the added value you could bring.
Applicant that fail to provide both documents will not be considered for the post.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive, successful candidates will be contacted within 5 working days after the closing date.
Closing date: 21st August 2019
As part of your role, it is important you operate within Migrant Help’s values:
Protection, Diversity, Equality, Partnership, Innovation and Excellence.
Migrant Help is proud to be an equal opportunities employer.