Blind Veterans UK

Blind Veterans – General Accounts Assistant


Salary: £23,811 per annum

Contract Type: Permanent

Blind Veterans UK believes that no one who has served our country should have to battle blindness alone. We offer our members access to the highest quality of services to help them discover life beyond sight loss.

The Finance team are looking for an experienced, highly numerate and organised General Accounts Assistant to support them in undertaking finance tasks to ensure the smooth running of the department.

Reporting to the Management Accountant, you will be responsible for creating and updating member records, checking statements, entering invoice information and assisting in daily bank reconciliations as well as reconciling payments on a monthly basis.

You will have a good appreciation of double entry book keeping and accounting concepts, as well as strong analytical skills.  With advanced MS Office skills, and knowledge of financial management systems, ideally, Access Dimensions, you will be responsible for raising and entering sales invoices as well as acknowledging payments received, and chasing aged debtors.

Benefits include free life assurance and a generous pension scheme.

If you would like to apply, please email your up to date CV and a supporting statement of no more than 1000 words to describe how your knowledge, skills, and experience make you an ideal candidate for the job to:

Please also complete the Personal Details Form below and email this with your application.

Please note a CV without a supporting statement will not be accepted.

Closing Date: Friday 30 November 2018 at 12 midday

Interviews: Friday 14 December 2018

Should we receive a high volume of interest, we may close applications for this vacancy before the deadline so you are advised to express your interest as soon as possible.

Because of the number of applications we receive we don’t acknowledge each one. If you haven’t heard from us within a week of the closing date, please assume that we won’t be inviting you for an interview. You are, of course, welcome to try again if a suitable post comes up.

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