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Accounts Assistant AD1251

We are now looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual for our small Finance team providing transactional support overseeing purchase ledger, cashbook and credit card reconciliation as well as assisting with project and month-end reporting activities in a permanent role. 

WCMC has 170 staff and c£10m turnover, and as a global not for profit organisation we have a wide variety of funding arrangements to keep the work exciting. So we can offer a broad range of interesting work that will keep you challenged and offer the chance to progress.

Reporting to the Finance Manager, you will be responsible for processing supplier invoices, credit card reconciliations, reviewing and processing staff expense claim forms, collating BACS payments for supplier invoices / staff expenses, ordering foreign currency and staff cash advances, as well as providing general administrative support to the Finance Manager and the CFO.

You will be qualified to at least A level or hold a BTEC / NVQ in a relevant discipline. It is essential that you have prior accounts experience and can demonstrate proven strong numeracy, interpersonal and organisational skills as well as accuracy and attention to detail. You will have intermediate excel skills and be able to process information within large datasets. You must also be flexible in your approach to work and be able to prioritise your workload effectively. If you hold or are working towards the AAT qualification, this is an advantage. Experience of month end / year end processing and working within a project led environment are also desirable.

WCMC attaches great importance to addressing safeguarding and ethical considerations in all activities carried out by its staff, including where partner organisations or individuals are part of the delivery of our work. This includes children and vulnerable adults in the community who may be vulnerable to abuse. WCMC act with integrity, are transparent and expect applicants to share the same values.

WCMC is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all staff and job applicants. We aim to create a supportive and inclusive working environment in which all individuals are able to make best use of their skills, free from discrimination or harassment, and in which all decisions are based on merit. We do not discriminate against staff on the basis of age; race; sex; disability; gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity; religion; faith or belief.

If you are looking for a rewarding and challenging post where you can impress us with your finance skills, we want to hear from you. Please apply via our website by 15th September 2021. We are looking to appoint someone quickly to this role, so please apply now. We reserve the right to close the vacancy prior to the closing date upon appointment of a suitable candidate.

Please note that this is a position with WCMC the UK-registered charity and is not a position working for the United Nations. It is a UK based role and the successful applicant will be expected to reside within commuting distance of Cambridge and within the UK. Some of our roles are eligible for visa sponsorship, providing the relevant sponsorship criteria are met.