Interim Senior Finance Officer

Robertson Bell Finance is proud to be exclusively partnered with Poplar HARCA to recruit the role of an Interim Senior Finance Officer that specialises in Accounts Payable, based near to All Saints DLR Station. Please note this is a part time role, with working hours spread over three working days. Preferably the 3 days will be Monday, Tuesday and Friday but the client can be flexible. This role will last for an initial 6 months on an interim basis, with the possibility of extension

Poplar HARCA is an award winning Housing Association in East London, helping to create a place where people, communities and businesses grow and thrive. With their partners, they are currently leading an extensive place shaping programme for Poplar, attracting £2.5 billion investment to regenerate, build and create opportunism.

Reporting to the Financial Accountant you will be responsible for ensuring the Accounts Payable function delivers an excellent service to all customers and suppliers, by operating in an effective and efficient manner. You will also lead on all VAT activities for the organisation.

The successful candidate will have the ability to lead on the preparation of weekly payments runs via BACS and cheque; complete and reconcile all supplier statements; assist with the preparation of posting journals for accruals, including departmental recharges, unapproved invoices and purchase orders. You will use the above skill set to identify problems and produce solutions for any implementation and change within the department.

The post holder needs to have substantial experience in Accounts Payable, with a clear understanding of VAT. You will have experience of coaching and training staff to maximise results within the team. Having the ability to manage a heavy workload and prioritise accordingly is key to deliver a high level of service. The successful candidate will be a strong communicator with a methodical approach. Previous exposure and knowledge of Open Accounts and/or SUN software is desirable but not essential.

The role is best suited to a AAT qualified or current part qualified accountant, If this role is of interest please do not hesitate to apply. You will need to be immediately available or on a very short notice period. My client is moving extremely fast and reviewing CVs on a daily basis, please apply now to avoid disappointment.

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