Senior Finance Officer
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The post holder will have end to end responsibility of the Purchase ledger function, line management of the Finance Assistant and responsibility for month end processes within a small team. As part of developing the role, the post holder will also play key part in delivering efficient accounting processes for Ashgate Hospice and in supporting budget holders throughout. The role requires a can-do attitude and a continuous improvement mindset to ensure the smooth running of the Hospice Finances.
Main duties of the job
You will have strong accounts payable knowledge and the ability to see the process through from start to finish. Your work will include line management of our Finance Assistant along with ensuring the aged creditors, payment runs and supplier statements are all maintained to an excellent standard. As you develop within the role, you will be expected to deliver efficient accounting processes, including accruals, prepayments, fixed asset and depreciation calculations to ensure accurate and timely production of the monthly accounts to a deadline. In addition, you will be competent with analysing the balance sheet and ensuring all accounts are reconciled.
Ashgate Hospice is a registered charity that provides compassionate, specialist palliative and end of life care, free of charge, to patients with a life-limiting illness and their families across North Derbyshire. Our values are at the heart of everything we do at Ashgate. They are grounded in our commitment to being the best we can be for our patients and the people who are important to them, and for each other. We are compassionate. We are a team. We are respectful, open and inclusive.
End to end responsibility of the Accounts Payable function Line management of the Finance Assistant Creditor Management and Reconciliation Supplier Payment Reporting and analysis Accounting Budgeting and Forecasting Process improvement Collaborative working Although this role offers flexibility for hybrid working, you will be expected to attend the Hospice site for adhoc duties and meetings on a weekly basis. As this site is based in Chesterfield, you will require independent means of travel for this role.