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18 July 2018

Freelance bookkeeper – Hackney Migrant Centre

Freelance, one day (6 hours) a week £120 daily rate – office based

Job Description

HMC is currently looking for an experienced Bookkeeper to work for a migrants’ rights charity. A good level of experience of general bookkeeping on Quickbooks Online is essential, together with excellent communication skills, an eye for detail and a positive approach.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • To ensure suppliers, project partners, HMRC and expenses are paid on time
  • To ensure that all expenditure invoices are appropriately authorised, properly recorded and paid within agreed timescales
  • To ensure the charity’s income is accurately recorded on Quickbooks
  • To ensure all source documents are filed efficiently
  • To set up payments to suppliers, grant recipients, staff expenses on internet banking and ensure corresponding accounting entries are made
  • To reconcile bank statements and petty cash and various other accounts at least monthly
  • To input or reverse journals as directed by Centre Managers or treasurer
  • To assist managers with ad hoc financial information as may be required
  • To administer Gift Aid documentations completed by individual donors and process claim form with HMRC
  • To administer online donations to the charity, including, inputting into Quickbooks, updating supporter records, thanking supports, adding to mailing lists etc
  • To assist the Centre Manager with administering and recording petty cash
  • To deal with staff or trustee queries and producing ad hoc reports as may be required
  • To assist the treasurer and line manager with reports for trustees, funding reports etc

You must have prior experience of using QuickBooks Online, Excel and Word.

Please apply by sending your CV and a cover letter to [email protected]

Deadline for applications: Monday 30th July 5pm