Finance Administrator

Location: Darlington

Salary: £17,297

Job ID: 165821

Job Purpose

To effectively complete the administrative duties for the Society’s accounting processes which include financial reconciliations, invoice settlement and Treasury settlement


Main Duties of the Job

  • To reconcile daily the accounts, including cash book, cheques, debit card transactions, direct debit and EFT reconciliations. Also, place daily cash orders.

  • To reconcile daily returns and nominal suspense accounts to ensure any issues are identified, raised and resolved.

  • To update the purchase ledger system with daily invoices received and ensure the invoice payment runs, recurring charges and petty cash/expense claims are processed in an accurate and timely manner. Prepare accruals and prepayments in line with policy for month end.

  • To assist with preparation and reporting from the financial planning systems.

  • To assist in the preparation of financial returns internally for Executive and Board, and externally for Regulatory authorities.

General Responsibilities

  • To undertake all activities following procedures, policies, and guidelines and to adhere to the Regulators Rules, Codes of Practice and Policy Statements including the principles of Treating Customers Fairly and the Society Code of Ethics.

  • To answer all enquiries from internal and external customers in person, by post, email or telephone following customer service standards.

  • To maintain customer confidentiality ensuring compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation.

  • To pro-actively maintain and promote all aspects of office or branch security and health and safety.

  • To continuously develop self and maintain knowledge following the Training and Competence Scheme guidelines.

  • To act as an ambassador for the Society’s risk culture and standards, demonstrating the highest standards of compliance behaviour at all times.