Finance Assistant - Neutering

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25 February 2021
Cats Protection
Location: All Locations
Salary: £20,841.18
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Finance Assistant - Neutering

Salary: Up to £20,841.18 per annum plus excellent benefits

Location: National Cat Centre, Haywards Heath

Job type: Fixed term contract

Contract length: Until 31 December 2021

Hours: 35 per week

Closing date: 25 February 2021

Virtual interview date: 05 March 2021

We are currently seeking a Finance Assistant to join our Neutering team within the Finance department, providing processing and administrative support for the Neutering Voucher schemes and to the wider finance team.

Cats Protection is the UKs leading feline welfare charity with a nationwide network of centres, volunteer-run branches and charity shops. During 2019 we helped around 191,000 cats and kittens, an average of more than 520 per day!

The role of the team is to record accurate information through our neutering schemes that supports the wider Cats Protection aims and objectives. We develop good working relationships with Veterinary practices and payments are made on a timely basis. We are a team of four in Neutering Finance working closely together to help and support each other and the wider Finance department. We help neuter around 150,000 cats and kittens, including around 20,000 ferals, every year. This important data is gathered through our team by the processing of vouchers and invoices that are returned to us for payment.

The Neutering Finance Assistant role will work accurately and diligently processing neutering vouchers and related invoices on a daily basis, checking data entered and creating payment runs and query files. Processing of payments are through an accounts system and online banking. You will assist in the preparation and checking of branch neutering statements, ensuring recharges are valid. You will handle appropriately all telephone, email and written enquiries regarding Neutering Vouchers from other departments, vets and branches, interrogating the system to answer queries and producing reports for vets. Developing knowledge on voucher campaigns, cat neutering and the aims and objectives of Cats Protection to support vets and branches.

The successful candidate will have strong knowledge and experience of working within an office environment ideally within a finance team with the ability to process data accurately. Experience of working in an accounts receivable or accounts payable department would be desirable. You will be competent in the use of Microsoft Excel and experience of using accounting software or similar with experience of developing good customer service.

Please note, the interview process for this role will include a competency based interview.

To apply for this position, please click the APPLY ONLINE button. Our application process requires you to submit a CV and answer screening questions including explaining your interest and suitability for the role. Unfortunately we cannot accept applications or CVs that are emailed to us directly.

For further details, please download the job description, which is available after you have clicked the APPLY ONLINE button:

- Job Description

- Candidate information sheet

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All applicants must be based in the UK and confirm that they are able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK.