Accounts Assistant

35 hours per week

Salary £24,500 per annum

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Accounts Assistant to join our small Finance team.

This role will provide support and assistance to the Finance Department, ensuring financial routines are completed in a timely and effective manner. Accountabilities include responsibility for the computerised Purchase & Sales Ledger system in addition to preparing shops, petty cash and credit card analysis.

AAT part qualified or previous experience of Purchase and Sales Ledger, you will have excellent Excel skills and good time management to meet financial deadlines. You will be self-motivated to work autonomously and manage your own workload, working flexibly to provide cover to the team as necessary. Knowledge of a Sage Accounting System would be desirable.

About us

Set in the tranquil grounds of Willen Lake, Willen Hospice is the leading provider of specialist palliative care within the Milton Keynes area. We offer 24 hour / seven days a week palliative care to people who have advanced disease, caring for people in our Inpatient Unit which accommodates 15 patients and the local community. Our person-centred care is delivered with compassion and respect for people’s wishes. We have an expanding Therapeutic & Wellbeing service offering Psychological Wellbeing, Social Care, Physiotherapy, Occupational and Complementary Therapy.

Our dedicated Business Development teams and retail portfolio of shops raise vital funds to deliver this care.

In return for your skills and experience, you can expect:-

  • To join a supportive and caring team
  • Generous annual leave entitlement starting at 35 days pro rata (inclusive of statutory and bank holidays)with previous continuous NHS service recognised
  • Free onsite parking at the Hospice
  • Employer enhanced auto-enrolment pension scheme
  • Enhanced maternity, adoption and sick pay provision
  • Ongoing commitment to education and professional development
  • Blue Light Card discounts (with membership)
  • Excellent on-sitesubsidised catering facilities
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme

This appointment is subject to a Basic Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Interviews may take place ahead of the final closing date, as applications are received, so we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible.

Closing Date: 12th July 2024

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