Tuesday 07 April 2020
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Accountant

Accounting Enquire

 

Type:Full Time
 

Full Description

The post holder must be an enthusiastic and friendly professional demonstrating excellent communication and interpersonal skills, together with a commitment to provide an excellent accounting function for the St John Ambulance & Rescue Service (SJARS) operating as the St John Emergency Ambulance Service.  

The Postholder should possess outstanding mathematical skills; honesty; integrity; reliability; solid written and verbal communication skills; high attention to detail; organisational skills; critical thinking and problem-solving skills; research skills; analytical skills; computer skills.  

The post holder must be at least one year’s post their accountancy qualification and have worked in an accounting role for at least four years.  

The post holder requires excellent excel skills including good use of excel formulas such as v-lookup & if functions to perform beneficial data analysis where required & present in a form that is easy to understand and interpret.

Responsibilities
  • Create monthly and annual reports to identify results, trends, and financial forecasts. 
  • Supervising & supporting the SJARS administration team & SJARS subscription scheme. 
  • Support the SJARS operational staff to establish targets that can be set for fund raising campaigns & the most efficient usage of cash balances & reserves. 
  • Manage the SJARS payroll function ensuring that all staff members are paid correctly on a monthly cycle. Ensuring all payroll records are updated effectively and income tax & social security schedules are completed and submitted as required. 
  • Manage SJARS employees’ pension scheme, ensuring all pension data is shared to the pension agents on a monthly basis. 
  • Manage cash flow by tracking transactions and regularly reviewing internal reports. Focusing on reducing the cash inflow cycle to a minimum and managing the cash outflow based on available timely funds. 
  • Supervise and manage financial department staff, including financial assistants & administration staff. 
  • Suggest updates and improvements for accounting systems where required
  • Ensure controls are effective, updated and implemented where required 
  • Ensure that all financial transactions are properly recorded, filed, and reported on a timely basis. 
  •  Establish and implement financial reporting systems to comply with local regulations and legislation.
  • Collaborate with auditing services to ensure proper compliance with all regulations & timely audit completion 
  • Assist the Finance Director (“FD”) to develop budgets and financial plans for SJARS based on research and data reports 
  • Review all financial plans and budgets regularly to look for cost reduction opportunities & any reduction in revenue generation. 
  • Examine all financial reports and data closely to check for discrepancies 
  • Create systems to prevent errors in data collection and calculations 
  • Report to the FD with timely and accurate financial information 
  • Assist the FD in presenting reports to senior executives, stakeholders, and board members Build a good working relationship with SJARS main stakeholder the States of Guernsey, forming the most efficient method of data reporting and information sharing.

 

How to apply

To apply for this job please email stuart.brennan@stjohn.gg.

For more information please visit https://stjohn.gg/news/6441.


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