Finance Assistant/Credit Controller, Part time 3 days/wk

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£23,833 FTE
Posted
01 Aug 2017
Closes
30 Aug 2017
Ref
FINMIN
Contract Type
Permanent

Finance Assistant/Credit Controller, Part time 3 days/wk

Hours: 21 hours per week over 3 days

Reports To: Finance Manager

Salary: £14,300 per annum (£23,833 FTE)

Holiday: 33 days to include bank holidays (pro rata)

The Minster Centre is a charity that provides training in counselling and psychotherapy and  a psychotherapy and counselling service.

The Finance Department at The Minster Centre consists of a part –time Finance Manager and the Finance Assistant.  This post is primarily responsible for invoicing and credit control but also works with the finance manager and other staff to carry out any tasks required to ensure the smooth running of The Minster Centre finances.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

Key Responsibilities

  • Applying student payments to corresponding Sage customer accounts
  • Recovering course fees
  • Contacting students regularly to ensure payment terms are adhered to. Take payments if necessary. Negotiate alternative payment plans.
  • Raise invoices on Sage for course fees and room hire
  • Raise invoices at the beginning of the academic year for relevant courses. Raise monthly room hire invoices.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Counting and logging cash income weekly
  • Calculate and design payment agreement forms annually
  • Create debtors reports for directors quarterly board meetings
  • Attend open days and in-house events to provide information on student finance
  • Assist students with career development and student loan applications
  • Assist with other ad-hoc special projects and assignments as required

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Essential

  • Excellent communication skills and good command of written and spoken English
  • Used to dealing with high levels of transactional data in both volume & value.
  • Ability to take into account each student’s individual circumstances with empathy and understanding whilst discussing and recovering debt
  • Able to use Microsoft Office, Outlook and Internet.
  • Good problem solving and organisational skills, with ability to prioritise work, manage multiple demands and maintain accurate records
  • Flexibility & ‘can-do’ attitude, ability to plan ahead and take initiative when required
  • Experience of working co-operatively as part of a team

Desirable

  • Experience using Sage Accounts & Excel (not essential – training given)
  • Ability to recognise and implement improved procedures

To apply for this position please submit your CV and a cover letter addressing how you meet the person specification via the below method by 30th August 2017.  Interviews will take place on Tuesday 4th September 2017.

PLEASE NOTE THAT ONLY APPLICATIONS WITH A COVER LETTER WILL BE CONSIDERED.

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