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Assistant Accountant (Payroll and Finance)


Location: Oxford

Type: Permanent - Full Time

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Salary: Band 5 (£22,128 - £28,746) per year depending on experience

Closing Date: 03 Jul 2017


The Charity:

Helen & Douglas House cares for terminally ill children, young adults and their families through exceptional hospice care. We provide medical, emotional and practical support, helping families deal with the implications of living with a child who will die prematurely, so they can make the most of their time together. As a charity we rely almost entirely on donations to support our families.

The Role:

This is a great opportunity to join our hard-working and focussed finance team.  You will work closely with the Finance Manager to provide support for the Charity’s work as well as working alongside the existing team to manage the finance systems, maintaining the accuracy and integrity of the accounting, cash, asset and payroll systems.

The position requires significant experience within a finance team, dealing with complex financial problems as well as with all levels of staff with varying degrees of financial understanding.

A high degree of accuracy and attention to detail as well as being self-motivated and organised, with the ability to be able to work independently as well as part of a team is very important.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications and skills:

Part-qualified in ACCA/CIMA or qualified by experience.

An advanced level of Excel understanding - be able to design and manipulate spreadsheets using complex formulae, linking multiple spreadsheets, pivot tables, vlookup and (recorded) macros.

Excellent written and oral communication skills to support non-financial staff in order interpret budgets and other financial information.

For further details please see the job description and if you have any questions about the role please e-mail or call the HR Team on 01865 794749.

Please note the closing date for the applications are 2 July 2017 and the interviews will be held on the 7 July 2017 at the Oxford office.

Helen & Douglas House only accept application forms and not CVs or through any other job boards.

Please note that all staff working at Helen & Douglas House are required to undertake a Disclosure & Barring Service check. Helen & Douglas House is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


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