Finance Officer

Contract Type: Fixed Term

Location: Plymouth and District

Salary: £8,866 - £9,314.5

Working Hours: 17.5 Per Week

Closing Date: 27 February 2020

Interview Date: Wednesday 4th & Thursday 5th March 20 .

Contact: Joanne Rogers:

Finance Officer

References: VAC1127

The deadline for submitting applications for this vacancy is 5pm on the closing date Thursday 27th February 2020.

Fixed Term Contract until March 2021

Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading dementia charity. We provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia

About the team

There are 3 Finance Officer positions available, 2 full time 35 hrs and one part time 17.5 hrs.  The Finance Officers report to a Finance Team Leader and will be responsible for the accurate recording and reporting of all financial transactions across the whole Society, and will be based in Plymouth.

About the roles

The roles will be in the Payables and treasury/bank sections that particularly focus on:

  • Raising client and contract invoices and Debt collection processes
  • Dealing with Client queries
  • Responsible for correct allocation of funds received in relation to fundraising groups
  • Accurate and timely completion of bank reconciliations.
  • Processing all types of expenditure, processing BACs payments and resolving Supplier queries
  • Entering data, bank entries and journals directly onto our computerised finance system.
  • Use of the HSBCnet banking system to provide banking information
  • Open all post and preparing and recording daily bankin


About you

You will need:-

  • Excellent word processing skills, in particular in using MS and Excel
  • Experience of book-keeping
  • Demonstrably strong numeric skills and a methodical approach and strong attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and confident approach in dealing with a wide range of colleagues and stakeholders
  • Demonstrable confident self-starter able to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Demonstrable ability to plan, prioritise and deliver to tight timescales
  • Demonstrable and consistent approach towards others in operating with confidence and integrity


Our employees work hard every day to make a true difference in people's lives. We are proud to support them with a range of benefits, recognition and many options for working agilely, all contributing to a strong work life balance. We also have various learning programmes to support you in your development and help you grow to realise your potential and shape a career with Alzheimer's Society. 

You can also visit our Working for Us pages, which give you more information about what it’s like to be an employee at the Society.

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Alzheimer’s Society embraces diversity, inclusion and accessibility for all of our people. We are committed to building a diverse organisation that represents the communities we serve and ensuring inclusion in everything we do.

Please note: Some of our roles may require a criminal records check. You can find our policy here.

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