We Make Change - Bookkeeper / Assistant Accountant

Location
Homeworking
Salary
As the role is as a volunteer, it is unpaid, but it offers a great opportunity to gain experience, w
Posted
06 Apr 2018
Closes
06 Jul 2018
Hours per month
1 to 10 hours
Expenses
Unpaid
Commitment
Internships

We Make Change - Bookkeeper / Assistant Accountant

We Make Change is a bit different from most not-for-profits - we're a community of Changemakers - people who want to use our skills to change the world.

We do that by connecting individuals with the people and charities fighting for the causes they care about. We then use our skills to volunteer, exchange ideas, and develop projects with a range of charities.

This is an unpaid volunteer opportunity, but whatever skill you have and whatever cause you care about, you can make change happen.

 

Job Title: Bookkeeper / Assistant Accountant

 

Team: Finance

 

Location: Remote

 

Reporting to: Chief Financial Officer

 

Staff Management: None

 

Time Commitment 4-8 hours per week (plus any more time you are able to offer)

 

 

Job Brief

 

To provide timely and accurate bookkeeping for the organisation using Xero online

 

accounting software. Assisting the CFO with other financial tasks as directed.

 

Responsibilities

 

 

● Day to day bookkeeping using Xero accounting software

 

● Obtaining and online filing of all financial documentation

 

● Recording invoices ensuring correct and consistent account coding

 

● Reconciliation of company bank account, matching and allocating

 

transactions

 

● Managing accounts payable and accounts receivable

 

● Assisting with amending and updating the chart of accounts as

 

directed

 

● Balance sheet reconciliations

 

● Assisting with accruals, prepayments and management accounts

 

production

 

● Adhoc financial reporting and analysis as instructed

 

● Recommend process and system improvements for the finance

 

Function

 

 

Requirements

 

● An organised and methodical approach to tasks

 

● High level of accuracy and attention to detail

 

● Exceptional communication skills

 

● Strong IT skills, always being ahead of new technologies.

 

● A willingness and eagerness to learn new accounting skills

 

● Experience with Xero Accounting Software (not essential)

 

Note:This job description is a general guide to the above role and is not indicative of all the activities and

 

functions of the jobholder which may vary from time to time according to the needs of the organisation

 

 

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