Finance Assistant (Accounts Payable), 6 Month Fixed Term Contract - #3175898

Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity


Date: 15/01/2022
City: London, England
Salary: £25,000 - £27,000 per year
Contract type: Full time
Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity

Are you an experienced Accounts Payable professional? Do you want to use your skills to contribute towards a high performing finance team in an incredibly rewarding Charity role? Then this is the job for you! This is a six-month fixed term contract role which is critical for the accounts payable function of the Finance team. It’s an exciting time for the Charity and this role will be pivotal within the Finance team to deliver on all financial accounting aspects.


About the Team


This role sits within the Financial Accounting & Processing team, which is part of the Finance team within the Finance & Resources Directorate. The team is focussed on all transactional processing, as well as statutory and taxation reporting.


About You


You will be a highly experienced accounts payable professional with demonstrable experience working under pressure and with high volumes of data entry. You will be willing to work collaboratively across the team and wider Charity, being pro-active in your approach and have a desire to continually seek improvements to team processes.


The ideal candidate will also have:

  • High level understanding of supplier invoice criteria
  • A strong controls ethos
  • Highly accurate and efficient data entry skills
  • Excellent numerical and MS Excel skills
  • Significant Accounts Payable system experience


About the Charity

Every day brings new challenges at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). Every day, over 600 seriously ill children from across the UK arrive for life-changing treatments. Every day, young lives hang in the balance as patients, families and staff battle the most complex illnesses. And every day, the brightest minds come together to achieve pioneering medical breakthroughs that change the lives of thousands of children – and change the world. This extraordinary hospital has always depended on charitable support to give seriously ill children the best chance to fulfil their potential. Without donations, Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity can’t help fund ground-breaking research, advanced equipment, child and family support services, and the rebuilding and refurbishment of wards and medical facilities. Our staff help to raise these vital funds for the hospital. A better future for seriously ill children starts with you.

Recently awarded with a ‘Best Companies 2-star accreditation' and placed number 17 on the 2019 Sunday Times Best 100 Not-for-Profit Companies list - we offer a range of attractive benefits including; a flexible approach to working, 30 days holiday, life assurance, enhanced employer pension contributions, and a discounted season ticket loan.

Please refer to the full job description below for more information.


How to Apply
Please click on the apply button in the top right-hand corner where you will be taken to a short application form to complete. You are encouraged to include a cover letter with your application, and should refer to the 'GOSH Charity Information Pack' on the Careers page of our website before you apply.
Closing date: 30th January.

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