Key responsibilities include:
We’re looking for candidates from all backgrounds. As an Accounts Apprentice, you’ll be fully supported by the wider team and given the scope to learn and grow at your own pace.
Today, we work with clients across the public, private and voluntary sectors, and our research gives them the answers they need to make better informed decisions.
- Restricted project reporting (as required), to run project reports when required, liaise with the FBP or the budget holder directly to ensure all costs look accurate and captured. Identify if any transactions are incorrect and prepare correction journals.
- Support the Finance Business Partner (FBP) and FBP team with funder reporting, preparing reports and liaising with the appropriate teams regarding costs to ensure accuracy.
- Support the FBP in tracking down costs that can be offset towards Restricted Funding by liaising with budget holders and different areas of the organisation. Liaise with the FBP on movements and journal preparation once costs have been identified.
- Support the FBP and liaise with other stakeholders on clearing down historical restricted balances, chasing down costs, assuring spend updates are in place and deadlines are adhered to.
- Undertake a Restricted Funds sweep, checking the restricted funds ledgers to see if any transactions have been posted incorrectly to both restricted and general.
- Liaise with the Financial Accounts Assistant with updates on Restricted Fund recharges on new projects or amendments.
- Support the FBP with Fundraising transactional requests, recharges between companies, preparing data for posting journals (liaising with the Financial Accounts Assistant).
- Support the FBP with Fundraising weekly and monthly reporting, month end preparation, including journal preparation and processing.
- Undertake ad hoc transaction amendment and, recharges for Restricted Funds and Fundraising.
- Support the FBP in maintaining and updating the Grant Register with information.
- Support the FBP with year-end requirements and responsibilities.
- To buddy up and support other finance areas and directorates as required.