Finance Administrator

Manchester Based

Starting salary for this position is £23,604 per annum (plus contributory pension)

About the role:

The Finance Administrative Assistant will play a crucial role in supporting the delivery of effective transaction processing within MAG’S Corporate Finance Department. The role holder will efficiently manage the finance inbox and phone, responding to queries promptly, and escalating issues to the Corporate Finance Manager when necessary. In addition, you will manage the purchase and sales ledger, including registering and posting supplier invoices, maintaining supplier and donor details, raising sales and donor invoices, and ensuring accurate allocation and reconciliation of transactions. Preparing supplier payments, including international payments and BACS payment runs, and liaising with the bank on issues such as recalled payments and compliance investigations are integral parts of this role. Furthermore, you will assist in preparing samples for Grant and Statutory Audits, conduct monthly cash counts and manage the HQ safe cash system, including cash advances, payments, and bank runs.

About you:

The ideal candidate will have proven administration experience and the ability to prioritize work to meet tight deadlines, approaching tasks methodically and thoroughly, remaining calm under pressure and collaborating enthusiastically as part of a team. They should possess basic knowledge of double-entry bookkeeping and demonstrate strong numerical and analytical skills with a high level of attention to detail. Effective written and verbal communication skills, proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word, and the ability to quickly learn bespoke systems are essential. The successful candidate will have GCSEs (or equivalent) in Maths and English with grades A*-C / Grades 9-4 or AAT Level 2.

Further Information:

Please note that as part of MAG's commitment to safeguarding, this post is subject to background checks before an offer of employment is confirmed. For more information on MAG’s approach to safeguarding hereand background checks here. You can also find more information in the candidate information pack, available through the link below.

MAG is committed to the principles of diversity, equality and inclusion. If you think you would be suited to one of our roles we would welcome your application regardless of your background. We strive to provide an inclusive and supportive working environment where all employees feel respected and supported in fulfilling their potential.

How to apply

For further information and the application form, please download the candidate information pack:

MAG – Finance Administrator Candidate Information Pack

Please return the application form to by the closing date of 2nd June 2024. Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are not able to respond to every application. If you have not heard back from us within 3 weeks of applying, it means that your application has not been successful.