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Finance Officer - Funding Contracts

Finance Officer - Funding Contracts

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Management Accounting

  • Type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £25700.00 - £27000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Matt Davidson

  • Contact Email:

    Matt.Davidson@pro-Finance.co.uk

  • Salary:

    27000

  • Salary:

    25700

  • Reference:

    BBBH42131

  • Published:

    7 days ago

  • Expiry Date:

    06 December 2018

Finance Officer - Funding & Contracts (London or The Midlands) up to £27,000

On behalf of a large nationwide charity based in London and the Midlands, we are recruiting for a Finance Officer (Funding & Contracts) on a permanent basis. As part of the National Operations Team, this role will compile claims and report to Funders (EU, ERDF, ESF and Big Lottery) as well as ensuring financial compliance to Funder requirements.

Main Duties:

  • Compile claims and reports for Funders to ensure maximum income drawdown, ensuring claims are compiled in-line with funder requirements and timelines and Audit requirements
  • Adhere to Contract management and Finance systems and procedures
  • Communicate funding criteria and expectations to colleagues and partners at the start of projects and train colleagues on how to maintain project paperwork and ensure compliance
  • Maintain tracking and auditing systems that meet the auditing requirement of each funder and compile paperwork for funder audits
  • Report monthly to the Finance Manager on contract performance
  • Maintain accurate and up to date records

Person Specification:

  • AAT qualified (or equivalent) with experience in public sector funding in the charity sector (ERDF, ESF, Big Lottery funding, FE, Local Authority or Central Government Funding)
  • Experience of preparing and updating reports using Cognos, Sun, Vision and Excel
  • Budgeting experience
  • Experience of contracts and SLA's
  • Experience of prepayments, accruals, deferrals and restricted funds
  • Experience of using Raisers Edge
  • Experience of using software to track and monitor contract performance

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