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Finance Administrator

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Salary: £17,940 p.a. (£11.50 per hour)

Hours: 30 Hours per week

Contract: Permanent with a 12 month probationary period.
Reporting to: Branch Manager
Location: RSPCA York Animals Home, Landing Lane, York, YO26 4RH

We're looking for a new Finance Administrator to join our team at the RSPCA York, Harrogate & District Branch.

You will be responsible for providing to provide a comprehensive, high quality, efficient and effective finance service to help manage the charities turnover of around £1 million.

The duties will include:-

  • Operating an effective purchasing and invoicing system. Including liaising with customers and suppliers.
  • Maintain all invoicing and financial records, in good order using SAGE accounting software.
  • Ensuring all income and expenditure it properly allocated to the correct nominal codes.
  • Assist the Branch Manager and other staff by delivering accurate financial information and reports.
  • Providing general administrative support to the branch including the preparation of communication materials and the handling of day to day ordering.
  • Inputting of weekly banking from the 3 shop locations and reconciling these against bank statements.
  • Preparation of a monthly supplier run and sending paperwork to relevant managers for approval.
  • Sending off the quarterly VAT return to HMRC.
  • Ensure donations are probably accounted for a donors thanked.
  • Assisting with the preparation of the Annual Accounts and working alongside the appointed Independent Examiner.

The role will be split between home working with at least one day based at the York Animal Home. The role has previously been carried out across 4 full days, but flexible working arrangements can be agreed provided they meet the business needs of the organisation.

Our accounting year ends on 31st December and we are looking for a candidate who can pick up the existing systems and run with them.

We aim to provide a suitable handover before the current post holder leaves, so will be interviewing candidates as they apply.

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RSPCA York, Harrogate & District Branch

RSPCA York Animal Home
Landing Lane, YORK
YO26 4RH

Telephone: 01904 654949Our reception area is only fully manned during our opening hours, as our staff are attending to animal welfare the rest of the time.


Opening times:
Monday - Sunday 11:00 - 15:00Please note that the York Animal Home is closed to the public and all visits are by appointment only for potential adopters.

RSPCA York ShopRSPCA YorkCharity ShopGBPMonday to Saturday 9:00am - 4:30pm Sunday 10:00am - 4:00pm
5B, Goodramgate, York
Telephone: 01904 466140

RSPCA Acomb ShopRSPCA AcombCharity ShopGBPMonday to Saturday 9:00am - 4:30pm Sunday 10:00am - 4:00pm
43 York Road, Acomb
Telephone: 01904 788616

RSPCA Selby ShopRSPCA SelbyCharity ShopGBPMonday to Saturday 9:00am - 4:30pm Sunday 10:00am - 4:00pm
3 New Lane, Selby
Telephone: 01757 707100

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