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Finance Assistant - Part Time

Posted on Aug 1, 2019 by CV-Library

Leicester Square, Greater London, United Kingdom
Customer Service
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Global is one of the world’s leading media & entertainment groups and Europe’s largest radio company. At Global, we work hard, we’re obsessed about the detail in everything we do and we’re proud to be known for employing some of the best talent in the industry.

As the country’s leading commercial radio business, Global is home to some of the biggest and most loved media brands in the UK; Heart, Capital, Classic FM, Smooth, LBC, Radio X, Capital Xtra and Gold. Every week, Global brands reach more than 31 million people, including more than 25 million on the radio alone. We’re also one of the leading outdoor advertising companies in the UK & Europe, having recently acquired Primesight, Outdoor Plus and Exterion Media, with over 250,000 sites reaching 95% of the UK population.

We’re a dynamic company who look for like-minded and passionate people to join the business.

‘Global Charities’ is the group’s in-house charity, so this presents a rare opportunity to work for a charity within a fast-paced media and entertainment business.


Global Charities runs a national appeal, ‘Global’s Make Some Noise’ which funds and empowers small projects supporting disadvantaged children and young people in the communities in which we broadcast. Each year we unite our listeners, our friends in the music and entertainment business, and partners to MAKE SOME NOISE and raise money to change young lives. We raise funds in a variety of ways including broadcast appeals, events, corporate partnerships, challenges and digital. The ability to add radio sparkle to our fundraising mechanics makes us a unique and exciting charity. Since our first appeal in 2014 we have supported 224 charities and transformed the lives of 73,000 children and young people.


We’re looking for a superstar finance administrator (PART TIME) to join our small Finance Team to make sure everything runs smoothly in the back of house to enable fundraisers and project managers to do their best.

Working with the Head of Finance & Operations and a full-time Finance Assistant, you’ll be responsible for supporting the finance function of the charity. The role involves participating in the operational and administrative activities of the finance function, leading to the accurate recording of financial information for accounting purposes.


* Processing and banking cash receipts

* Downloading and reviewing electronic bank statements

* Downloading and reconciling all statements relating to income and expenditure received

* Preparing relevant uploads of income to our supporter database, Salesforce

* Reconciling Salesforce to the finance system and processing any adjustments

* Processing purchase invoices and making sure the budget holder authorises them

* Setting up online payments for authorisation by the Head of Finance

* Supporting a fundraising volunteer who assists with occasional finance administrational tasks

* Keeping Gift Aid records up-to-date and assisting the Head of Finance with the preparation of Gift Aid claims

* Monitoring and maintaining finance and grant records for archiving to comply with charity law

* Providing support to the Head of Finance with processing of income and expenditure journals onto the CODA finance system

* Supporting the Head of Finance with selected balance sheet reconciliations

* Supporting the Head of Finance in producing management information

* Monitoring all financial processes, ensuring deadlines are met and alerting appropriate Senior Manager if needed

* Supporting financial aspects of our grant assessment process, if required

You may be asked to join in and help out with fundraising and events as required.


* Attention to detail: ensuring accuracy in all aspects of work

* Time Management: effective time management and working to deadlines

* Interpersonal skills: effectively communicating, building rapport and relating to others at all levels

* Problem solving: having a creative approach to finding solutions to ad hoc issues

* Judgement & Decision Making: considering relative costs & benefits of a potential action and acting accordingly

* Continuous learning: taking initiatives in learning and implementing new concepts and ideas

* Personal: trustworthy with the ability to deal with personal information in a confidential manner.

* Team Player: honest and enthusiastic with the drive and determination to get things done


* Strong A-Level results and/ or relevant degree

* Working towards finance qualification, e.g. AAT

* Previous Charity finance experience

* Knowledge of and passion for the charity sector

* Strong knowledge of all MS Office applications

* Knowledge of Salesforce and/ or CODA is desirable

* Closing date for this role is 21st July

** Please note interviews are w/c 29th July with a start date of 16th September 2019

*** Please note this role is part time only

Reference: 210421112

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