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Bookkeeper - New Israel Fund

  • Location: East Finchley
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Salary: £28 a hour
  • Employer: New Israel Fund
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to provide bookkeeping and payroll services for our charity based in East Finchley, N2. We require between 16-20 hours of bookkeeping services a month.

The Bookkeeper duties will be:
  • Record financial transactions on accounting software (we currently use Sage)
  • Produce monthly management accounts and balance sheet for the Chief Executive and our Board of Trustees
  • Support the preparation of the annual budget and any forecasts
  • Prepare the annual financial statements to a template prepared by the auditors and generally assist the audit process
  • Perform monthly reconciliations e.g. on donations received and petty cash
  • Manage accruals and prepayments
  • Ensure appropriate backups and record keeping of financial information
The Payroll duties will be:
  • Manage monthly payroll system for our staff team (currently 6 people)
  • Prepare and submit P11D and other statutory requirements
  • Administer Pensions (we currently are enrolled with NEST)
Skills and Behaviours:
  • Excellent bookkeeping skills, preferably with a bookkeeping or accounting qualification.
  • IT literate with an emphasis on Sage and Excel.
  • Good technical understanding of charity accounting, PAYE, Gift Aid and payroll
  • Experience of working in a charity environment especially handling donations and grant-making
  • An understanding of how to present numbers and information to facilitate decision making
  • A good communicator with strong interpersonal skills
  • Accuracy, attention to detail and reliability
  • Highly organised with an ability to act without detailed supervision