To assist the efficient and effective running of the department whilst contributing to a pleasant and professional working environment by undertaking tasks as delegated and communicating effectively with colleagues and other stakeholders.
Attention to detail, ensuring completeness and accuracy at all times, should be applied in all areas of the role.
The postholder is expected to ensure appropriate skills and qualifications are maintained to enable the continued fulfilment of all aspects of the role. In the event that the postholder identifies any requirement for personal training or development, the postholder should advise the Finance Manager. Training and development will be provided in the most appropriate form and can include in-house learning, external training courses and support towards professional qualification.
Any matters of concern should be reported to the Finance Manager, Head of Finance and/or other senior management as appropriate.
The nature and scope of this position requires the postholder to embrace the role of being a trusted member of The Corporation of the Church House Finance Team, supporting the activities of The Corporation of the Church House and, its subsidiary trading company, Church House Conference Centre Limited.
Skills and Abilities
Clear day to day knowledge and understanding of Sage 200.
Intermediate Excel skills (e.g. design and use of PIVOT tables, VLOOKUP) with the aptitude to develop and apply to routine tasks.
Organisational and administrative skills including planning and prioritising (personal time management).
Good written and verbal communication skills including the ability to document processes undertaken and explain financial matters to non-finance colleagues.
Ability to meet deadlines.
Ability to work under minimal supervision and apply knowledge and initiative in problem-solving.
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to develop effective working relationships within the Finance team, throughout the wider organisation and with external stakeholders.