Finance Support Officer

  • Location

    Whitehaven, Cumbria

  • Sector:

    Morson, Professional Services

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £9.90 - £14.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Lorraine Ryan

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    Temp to Perm

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We have excellent opportunities for two FINANCE SUPPORT OFFICERS to be based in Whitehaven, Cumbria. The positions are initially contract with a view to transferring to permanent salaried roles


Posting income & expenditure and reconciling bank accounts
Reconciling customer remittances
Posing purchase invoices, checking N/L coding, dating and authorisation
Reconciling supplier statements
Retrieving online invoices to inpurting into accounts package
Assisting with Staff and Customer queries
Managing group emails
Allocating cheques and cash against charity log and bank
Managing purchase ledger
Managing sales ledger
Producing invoices and importing into account package
Posting staff expenses
Inputting shop expenses and issuing in cash to relevant shops
Managing depreciation and recurring monthly journals
Posting care attendance and transport journal
Managing prepayments and accruals
Preparing monthly VAT returns for online submission

Preparing month end accounts production including
Producing P & Ls
Producing Management Accounts
Sales ledger reports & period ends
Purchase ledger reports & period ends
Nominal ledger reports and period ends
Debtors and Creditors report

Assisting Finance Director and Executive with effective Management Information
Assisting with the administration of building and organisational contracts
Maintaining appropriate filing system
Understanding and following financial policies and procedures


Support for Day and Home services plus Resources Centres, including accounting packages.
Producing invoices for services users and ensure payment is received
Producing invoices for resource centres from reports provided
Administrating direct debits, (including setup and processing on a monthly basis)
Administrating and reconcile transport and attendance journals
Maintaiing electronic stock control system
Providing support for Retail, Equipment and Handyperson services
Providing analyses of retail performance to assist the Retail & Shop Manager to increase income.
Assisting with CRS (Point of sale) systems


AAT Qualified or above
5 plus Years Finance experience
Good working knowledge of Pegasus Opera 3 accounts system
Fully conversant with Microsoft Suite of software
Familiar with online banking / BACS processing

Payroll experience - desirable but not essential.