Finance Assistant
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Rutherford Cross
June 1, 2022
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Job Type
Scotland:, - Glasgow
Industry and Commerce
Financial and Statutory Accounting


Rutherford Cross is supporting a well-established Glasgow based charity to recruit for the role of Finance Assistant. Working as part of a team you would be focusing on financial ledgers, specifically on the cashbook for the business.


Key Responsibilities include:

  • Accurately posting all non-sales/purchase ledger bank transactions to the nominal ledger promptly
  • Reviewing and analysing large volumes of daily income, identifying transactions to be allocated to the sales ledger and providing reports of cash received
  • Reconciliation of bank accounts in line with month-end
  • Monitoring daily bank balances and cash requirements
  • Responsibility for transferring funds across bank accounts
  • Ensuring direct debits and standing order payments are set up and actively reviewed and maintained
  • Producing, authorising, and processing BACS payments and cheques in a timely manner
  • Preparation and reconciliation of journals for all petty cash, debit cards, corporate credit cards and procurement card returns
  • Monitoring and operating the petty cash debit card system, ensuring card fund disbursements are made timeously and within agreed limits; card transactions are coded by card users; monthly card records and statements are collated and reconciled
  • Processing supplier invoices and ensuring all are coded correctly and entered onto the finance system

The Individual:

  • Previous experience in cashbook administration and maintenance within a medium to large organisation
  • Demonstratable experience in treasury management and banking across numerous bank accounts and complex cashflow environments
  • A developed practical knowledge of financial accounting alongside a sound understanding of accounting procedures and principles
  • Proficient in computer applications particularly electronic banking and spreadsheets

On offer is the opportunity to join an organisation focused on making a difference, based just outside Glasgow. You will be offered a salary of up to £22,000, hybrid work and a good benefits package.

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