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Finance Officer

Finance Officer
Organisation Recruiting: 
North Yorkshire Hospice Care
Closing Date: 
Monday, 22 August, 2022
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.

Have you been recommended to this role by a current employee as part of our recommend a friend scheme? Don’t forget to let us know after clicking apply.

Benefits include:

• 35 days holiday per year (including Bank Holidays, pro-rata).
• Comprehensive Induction Programme.
• Refer a friend bonus scheme.
• Pension Scheme with an employer contribution of 8%.
• Employee Assistance Programme.
• Access to staff support.
• Free group life assurance.
• Free DBS check.
• Free car parking at Hospice office sites.

You will be joining an organisation that 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, Hambleton, Richmondshire, and District.

At North Yorkshire Hospice Care we believe that children, young people and adults should never experience abuse of any kind. Every member of our organisation has a responsibility to promote the welfare of all who encounter our services. We aim to keep people safe and to operate our services in a way that protects them; to make reporting concerns as easy as possible and respond quickly; to listen to all worries and work in partnership with individuals and agencies. All our staff and volunteers receive annual training on both adults and children/young people’s safeguarding.

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 suitable for the role that you will be performing. Disclosure expenses will be met by the 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 879687 and we can arrange for you to have an informal discussion, or please click Apply and you will be forwarded to our website, where a full Job Description is available. Please be aware we reserve the right to close a vacancy early if a suitable candidate is identified.

Phone Number: 
01423 879687