Accounts Administrator Part-Time

Expiring today

14 Sep 2017
25 Sep 2017
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Feba is a Christian mission agency with a focus on radio and other audio media. We work with partners rooted in the communities they serve, speaking the language of their people, to proclaim and demonstrate God's love. Whether it's broadcasting hope and encouragement to persecuted Christian believers, providing radio communications as a critical resource for disaster affected communities, or sharing key health education messages, as followers of Jesus we enable partners to use life-giving media for transformation across Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Working at the heart of the organisation, you will play an important role at Feba. We are looking for someone who is committed to who we are and what we do, who loves working with numbers and has a keen eye for detail. You will be working with the Accountant and be part of a small team providing financial, HR and administration services for the charity. This is a great opportunity for you to join Feba at an exciting time. We're approaching our Diamond Anniversary in 2019 and there's a lot going on both in terms of our overseas project work and our relationships with supporters across the UK. Interested? Please read on! Main Job Purpose To manage Feba's day-to-day income and provide regular up-to-date financial information about current income as well as analysis of trends and forecasts in accordance with Christian principles of stewardship. Key Responsibilities Financial bookkeeping: manage Feba's day to day income including posting of invoices, and other financial transactions within agreed limits. Handling all automated and online supporter donations as per Feba process. Gift Aid administration. Provision of various regular financial reports from ThankQ (CRM software) and Quickbooks (accounting software). Premises management: organise and maintain efficient systems to ensure Feba's obligations as an employer and business are met. Including waste management and contracts/contractors management. Fulfil various general administrative and operational tasks within the wider organisation as required, including but not limited to the occasional provision of cover for colleagues. Any other reasonable duties, within the interests of Feba, as required by management. Our Faith It's really important to us that you're as passionate about what we do as we are. Our Christian identity is core and vitally important to us, so we're looking for someone who shares the evangelical Christian values and beliefs of the organisation. This post is subject to an Occupational Requirement that the postholder is a committed evangelical Christian under Part 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010. Our Statement of Faith can be found on our website. The successful candidate will be required to support and actively demonstrate the Christian values of the organisation, to be able to communicate that with integrity to people outside the organisation (including existing, new and potential supporters), and to take part in regular whole-organisation activities such as staff meetings, prayer meetings, and away days - where the values and beliefs of the organisation play a vitally important part. Such shared values are evident in our routine work together and are central to the culture and ethos of Feba. Person Specification Experience Essential experience of detailed working with financial accounts/bookkeeping strongly IT literate including business packages such as Excel, Word, Outlook experience of using financial software Desirable experience of working in finance within a charity including Gift Aid claims experience of processing bulk credits (or debits) such as standing orders and direct debits experience of using CRM (Customer Relationship Management) software to produce reports experience and/or good understanding of bank reconciliation Skills/Abilities Essential excellent numerical competency ability to work to high standards of accuracy at a detailed level good understanding of handling, interpreting and reporting financial information excellent time management and organisational skills, to prioritise and manage competing deadlines ability to be part of a small team but also to work autonomously with a willingness to contribute to overall team performance ability to lead, participate and facilitate in collective staff prayer and bible studies Desirable relationship building with people remotely over the phone and email analytical and problem solving skills ability to see areas for system/process improvement Personal qualities committed Christian with a personal and vibrant relationship with God regular participation in fellowship with other Christians understanding of and commitment to Feba's vision, mission, values and approach ability to work flexibly, on own initiative and as part of a team ability to remain calm and work under pressure Circumstances the right to live and work in the United Kingdom Contractual details Salary GBP20,000 pro-rata (0.5 of full time) Hours: 17.5 per week preferably mornings to be worked over 4 to 5 days Pension Scheme (contributory) 28 days holiday each year pro-rata, plus bank holidays 1 day (paid and funded) retreat time each year Probationary period (6 months) This role will be based within the Worthing office Other employee support initiatives, such as childcare vouchers How to apply If you believe you've got what we're looking for and you're excited by who we are and what we do, then we'd love to hear from you! Please send your application by email to Kimberley Parkinson at The closing date for receipt of applications is 12 noon on Monday 2nd October 2017. Your application should comprise: A full CV, including details of your current or latest remuneration and benefits. A statement of not more than two sides A4 pages summarising your proven ability related to the role as described in this document and why you want to work for Feba. Please note that any applications submitted without the supporting will not be considered. Please include in your cover email details of where you heard about this opportunity. Process Should you have any questions about this vacancy then please contact us: Kimberley Parkinson (main switchboard) Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview on Friday 6th October 2017 at Feba's office in Worthing. Please let us know in your application if you would be unable to make this interview date. Thank you for your interest in Feba.

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