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QPR in the Community Trust

QPR in the Community Trust

Finance Officer


Role Type



Posting Date

Aug 9, 2023

Role description

Job Title: Finance Officer
Are you a part-qualified or QBE Finance Officer / Manager looking to join a company where you can make a genuine impact?QPR Community Trust are looking to recruit a highly motivated Finance Officer to manage the day to day running of their finance function. Working closely with the QPR FC finance team, you will be in a key position to offer line managers ongoing finance support whilst assisting them with budgeting and forecasting for their respective departments. If you have a background in the football or charity sector then this is a positive but we are open to hearing from candidates with a variety of different backgrounds. 
Key Responsibilities:• Purchase Ledger- process invoices including matching to purchase orders and coding to ledger, reconciliation of supplier statements, completion of two payment runs a month as well as ad hoc payments as and when required.• Sales ledger - issue sales invoices as per invoice requests and software reports, reconcile payments received, issue customer statements and ensure customer receipts received in line with credit terms.• Process staff expenses and petty cash requests, ensuring all policies are adhered to and receipts received.• Reconciliation of bank accounts and cash/cheque handling/processing • Assist with preparation of monthly management accounts including journals and ledger reconciliations• Support preparation of annual budgets.• Donations- Process donations received via various platforms• External reporting Assistance - Premier League Charitable Trust, EFL, Grant providers and The Charities Commission • Inter-company reconciliation- liaise with Club regarding inter-company transactions and reconciliation.• Online bookings- process and reconciling with Stripe payment system. (Sports Fusion)• Reconciliation of casual staff pay spreadsheet and invoices from system.(Coachingtemp)- Software systems used include: Advanced Financials, E-requester (Purchase order system), Coaching Temp (Online booking system for sessional coaches), Sports Fusion(Online booking system linked with Stripe payment platform), Goodbox (PDQ donation system), Paypal Giving (Donation platform)
The type of experience we are looking for:
Qualifications• An accounting qualification or currently studying (ACA/ACCA/CIMA/AAT)
Skills, Knowledge, Experience• Excellent communication skills both written and verbal• Comfortable using a variety of different accounting software as well as intermediate level MS Excel (v-lookups/pivot tables)• A background/experience in the charity sector (desirable)• Previous experience using coachingtemp or sports fusion (desirable)
Personal Qualities• Highly Motivated• Able to work autonomously• Able to voice your opinion to line management and peers• Excellent attention to detail
Application ProcessIf this is role is of interest to you and you think you have what it takes, please visit our vacancies page QPR FC | Careers to download the application form.
QPR in the Community Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.
As part of our safe recruitment practice pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This will include an Enhanced Disclosure Barring Service DBS Check. 
Please note only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
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