Job vacancies

We are currently recruiting for the following positions:

1. Finance Administrator

2. Programme Support Officer

 

1. Finance Administrator

Contract: Permanent  

Location: 28 Bedford Square, London

Hours: 35 per week

Salary: circa £26,000 per annum depending on experience

The Nuffield Foundation is a charitable Trust committed to improving social well-being by funding research and innovation projects in education and social policy. Financially and politically independent, we have an annual expenditure of c £11 million.

We are seeking an experienced Finance Administrator who will be supporting our Finance department with finance processes and procedures. The main aim of the role is to process the invoice payments, reconcile bank transactionsas well as supporting the Financial Controller with preparing and checking various financial processes.

The role requires a confident individual who can provide comprehensive support to our finance processes.

Duties will include:

  • Effectively dealing with invoice/payment queries, assisting in their prompt resolution
  • Processing payments; to include BACS, cheques and cash
  • Reconciling bank transactions back to the Foundation’s records
  • Supporting payroll processes and processing expenses claims
  • Supporting the Financial Controller to set up user accounts in the finance system and train users
  • Keeping accurate financial records using office software
  • Supporting the Financial Controller with preparing and checking financial accounts and information for audits
  • Monitoring bank accounts and matching payments
  • General office administrative duties, eg filing bank statements
  • Preparing reports and other financial information as requested or in-line with department schedules

Qualifications:

  • AAT or above

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Able to communicate well with people at all levels
  • Confidence and familiarity with spreadsheets and accounting principles and practices
  • Knowledge of Data Security and Protection
  • Strong attention to detail and able to produce work with a high level of accuracy

To apply, please send your CV together with a covering letter to recruitment@nuffieldfoundation.org to reach us by Monday 27 August 2018. Full description of the role can be found here

Interviews are expected to be held on Wednesday 29 August 2018.

No Agencies

 

2. Programme Support Officer

Contract: Fixed Term Contract – 9 months

Location: 28 Bedford Square, London

Hours: 35 per week

Salary: circa £25,000 per annum + (depending on experience)

The Nuffield Foundation is a charitable Trust committed to improving social well-being by funding research and innovation projects in education and social policy. Financially and politically independent, we have an annual expenditure of c £11 million.

We are seeking an experienced and energetic Programme Support Officer who will provide administrative, programme and project support to the Foundation’s internal change programme, known as the Gateway Programme. The main aim of the role is to deliver systems and process change projects. The role requires a confident and dynamic individual who can provide comprehensive support with changing our internal processes.

Duties will include:

  • Coordination of programme and project meetings
  • Maintenance of programme and project documentation including project plans, process flows, issue log and risk register
  • Testing of new systems, following tests scripts and recording results
  • Gathering information regarding the requirements for new systems
  • Gathering feedback on the implementation of new systems, processes and communications
  • Cleansing data, including deleting data that is past the retention schedule and improving data quality

Whilst the role is varied in nature there is a strong emphasis on providing support to Project Managers and Project Working Groups.

Key skills and experience:

  • Minimum A level standard or equivalent
  • Excellent administrative and organisational skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • High computer literacy and attention to detail
  • An innovative and flexible approach

Candidates with a Project Management qualification would bring notable additional benefits to this role.

To apply, please send your CV together with a covering letter to recruitment@nuffieldfoundation.org to reach us by Monday 27 August 2018. Full description of the role can be found here.

No Agencies.