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Finance Assistant

Overview of the role

To maintain and control the company expense ledger. To process purchase ledger invoices onto the accounts system whilst ensuring relevant authorities have been received prior to payment of invoices.   Reviewing the invoice values to ensure that the costs are in line with expectations, and referring anomalies to the Assistant Financial Controller.   To ensure the completeness and integrity of the company cash books and completion of the Company currency reconciliations. Administration and reconciliation of petty cash control and appropriate analysis.   Processing of credit ledger payments onto sales ledger accounts.   Supporting the Assistant Financial Controller and deputising for the Purchase Ledger and Credit Controller when appropriate.    

Person specification

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Before making an application please ensure that you have read the Recruitment and selection policy.

In order for us to monitor the application of our Equal Opportunities policy, we would be grateful if you would also complete the Recruitment Monitoring questions on the Application Form.

If you would to discuss the role in more detail, please contact

If you are unable to apply using the link below, please post your application to:
Human Resources, The Scout Association, Gilwell Park, Chingford, London E4 7QW.

Applicants are advised to read the full application pack before applying.

Finance Assistant Applicant Pack Oct 2019
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Closing date for applications is 12pm on Thursday 17th October 2019.

Interviews will be held on 21st October 2019 at Lancing, West Sussex.

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£20,115 per annum, Band B, Level 3

Lancing, West Sussex


35 hours per week

25 days per annum pro-rata plus bank holidays

Closing date:
Thu, October 17, 2019, 12:00 PM

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