• Part Time
  • SWINDON

Website Inner Flame

Finance Assistant

Job Title: Finance Assistant
Location: Swindon
Line Manager: General Manager
Salary: £18,500 – £22,000 pro rata
Hours of work: 10 per week (on average)

Finance Assistant – Job Overview
The finance role is pivotal to the smooth-running of the charity.
Assisting the General Manager with all aspects of Inner Flame’s Financial management; making sure that everything is recorded, all payments are made and Payroll is paid. Producing reports and making sure that the General Manager has everything they need to undertake necessary financial planning.

About Inner Flame
Inner Flame is a respected local charity operating in Swindon and Wiltshire. We deliver programmes for young people, aged 16-25 who may find themselves stuck in life. Based on experiential learning; we challenge young people and help them to plan and make their next positive steps in life.  Currently we run the Prince’s Trust Team Programme, the Prince’s Trust Achieve Programme and our own Manage Anxiety Your Way.  With wrap around support we provide a full progression route for the young people we work with.
We change lives for the better!

Working Location & Hours
Where COVID restrictions allow, work will normally be at our offices in Percy Street, SWINDON. Working from home may be considered if appropriate; after the successful completion of the probation period.
The hours will ideally be 10am – 12noon every weekday, but there is a level of flexibility in this. The post may suit those looking for a part-time job in between school hours. Reduced hours, flexi-hours or working from home during the school holidays may be available, after successful completion of the probation period.

What Will I Be Doing?
Tasks will include but not be limited to:

Supporting Payroll with Processing of Employee Information

  1. Starters and leavers
  2. Review and monthly payroll submission
  3. AD-hoc processing as and when required

Supporting Purchase Ledger Processes

  1. Raising payments
  2. Supplier statement reconciliations
  3. Bank reconciliation (using Xero)
  4. Petty cash reconciliation
  5. Support and review all purchase orders, chasing where required
  6. Processing invoices into supplier accounts, accurately reporting the creditors

Supporting Sales Ledger Processes

  1. Issuing invoices
  2. Funding partner invoice reconciliations (completed monthly)
  3. Support the income reconciliation within the set month end timetable
  4. Ad-hoc duties to support revenue and credit control processes

Supporting Accounting & Audit Processing

  1. Home Audits including reporting and compliance analysis to identify any gaps within the company processes to be resolved within a timely manner
  2. Ad-hoc reporting. This will support senior management team key decision making at budget/forecast setting
  3. Review monthly Amenities/Resident Personal Money Reconciliations to ensure company compliance has been met
  4. Support the implementations of new policies and systems from time to time as required

My Skills
To do this job I have the following skills, knowledge and abilities:

  • Experience of working within a finance role (1 year preferred)
  • Able to work independently
  • Able to prioritise set tasks, often conflicting tasks
  • Approachable
  • Strong team player respecting of others
  • Empathy with Inner Flame’s mission statement
  • Strives to continually improve own performance
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills, working with internal/external stakeholders
  • Computer Literate
  • Intermediate Excel
  • Microsoft Office
  • Experience using Xero or similar

To apply for this job email your details to elizabeth@innerflame.org.uk.