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Finance Officer

Finance Officer
Organisation Recruiting: 
North Yorkshire Hospice Care
Closing Date: 
Monday, 9 August, 2021
£21,536 per annum
Contract Type: 
Job Description: 

We are seeking an experienced individual to join our existing Finance Team providing an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to develop their skills and professional experience. You will work as part of the team ensuring the operation of effective and accurate financial processes and systems.

Working closely with the Head of Finance and other members of the team your key responsibilities will include processing invoices for authorisation and payment and managing the payment run process via BACS as well as the operation of the payroll undertaking collation, input and updating of information. You will also support in other areas of the Finance function such as cash receipts and banking.
The ideal candidate will have experience of working in an accountancy or a financial accounting environment and will have experience in cash handling with a strong working knowledge of accounting software (such as Sage 50) and with advanced skills in MS Excel.

Strong organisational, collaborative working, and communication skills are key as well as the ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.

Benefits include: -

• 35 days holiday per year (including Bank Holidays, pro rata).
• Comprehensive Induction Programme.
• Pension Scheme with employer contribution of 8%
• Employee Assistance Programme.
• Access to staff support.
• Free group life assurance.
• Free Car Parking/Walking distance from Hornbeam Park Station.

You will be joining an organisation which is driven, caring and responsive and you will be playing an important role in enabling us to provide our highly valued services to the people of Harrogate and District.

We positively encourage applications from all areas of the community, regardless of gender, race, faith, disability, age or sexual orientation and we encourage applications from users of mental health services. This is part of our commitment to equality and reflecting the diversity of our population. All appointments are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks being obtained including successful applicants being required to undertake a DBS Check. Disclosure expense will be met by employer.

North Yorkshire Hospice Care is a registered charity in England and Wales (518905) with a family of services operating as Herriot Hospice Homecare, Just ‘B’, Saint Michael’s Hospice and Talking Spaces. North Yorkshire Hospice Care is a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales (2121179).

For more information on the role, please contact us on or on 01423 876086 and we can arrange for you to have an informal discussion, or please click the link below to our recruitment website, where a full Job Description is available.

Telephone screening will take place soon after application with successful candidates being invited for an interview, which will take place in Harrogate.

Interview Date: 
Monday, 16 August, 2021
37.5 hours per week
Phone Number: 
01423 876086