Senior Finance Coordinator at BBC Monitoring


Job Description

Job Purpose

To coordinate professional support to the relevant teams, overseeing the work of team members, maintaining a reliable control environment, ensuring the most effective use of systems and processes, and keeping accurate records for auditing purposes.

Main Responsibilities

  • Take a leading role in overseeing work streams and undertake staff related activities where necessary. This may include approving annual leave, maintaining sick              leave records and completing performance reviews.
  • Prepares monthly Cash Forecasts, liaising with all departments on their cash needs within the set deadlines.
  • Process all bank payments vouchers including statutory deductions and ensure these are paid before deadlines
  • Perform balance sheet reconciliation for assigned accounts.
  • Supporting in archiving of payment vouchers and retrieving support documents for Audits
  • Support in management of office petty cash and petty cash reconciliation
  • Maintain updated programme advance tracker & Process petty cash vouchers and data entry.
  • Prepares General Ledger and Cash Offline Spreadsheet for posting in the financial system.
  • Assists in Preparing and posting adjustments and reallocation Journals.
  • Ensures accurate budget code are entered in the cashbooks and validation is complete
  • Provide guidance, support and advice on payments and related issues. Apply best practice and suggest recommendations to improve processes and methodologies.
  • Ensure the provision of a full range of payment and/or banking services are available while maintaining a reliable control environment and ensuring the most effective use of these systems and processes.
  • Maintain the integrity of user access to BBC finance systems allowing the correct level of user access for specific positions and compliance with BBC controls and policies.
  • Monitor and ensure that finance data protection rules are followed

Are you the right candidate?

  • Degree in accounting or finance.
  • A recognized accountancy qualification (e.g. Certified Public Accountant (CPAK), Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Excel and accounting software specifically QuickBooks and SAGE.
  • An understanding of internal control protocols, including finance related segregation of duties within a complex organization.
  • An understanding of data protection legislation and its impact on access control
  • Experience of working in a finance/payments department.