• Part Time
  • Bristol

Website bristolisopen Bristol is Open

Location: 100 Temple Street, Bristol

Working Hours: 4 Hours per week  

Purpose: To assist in the provision of an effective finance service to Bristol is Open (BiO)

Key Responsibilities:

    • Processing of financial transactions to Xero to include Sales Invoices, Purchase Invoices, Journals and cash book reconciliation.
    • Assist in the preparation of BiO Budgets, Management Accounts and other Financial statements.
    • Provide regular and ad-hoc financial information and reports to Directors and Managers to enable effective management of the business
    • Process payments using BiO Accounting and Banking systems
    • Maintain accurate information within the accounting system including supplier details, purchase orders, bank reconciliations, etc
    • Provide advice and guidance to non-finance staff on accounting matters and use of financial systems
    • Ensure audit and control processes are maintained and monitored
  • Processing data between different systems

Essential Requirements, Qualifications:

    • Experience of using Xero Accounting system or similar
  • Sound finance background and understanding of accounting principles and practices

Skills and Abilities:

    • Strong G Suite, particularly Google Sheets, MS Office skills, Excel
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Ability to deal effectively with a range of internal stakeholders on finance-related matters
    • Commitment to a high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Flexible and positive attitude and willingness to undertake a variety of finance and payroll tasks

Desirable Requirements Qualifications, Skills and Abilities:

  • Recognised Accounting Qualification or progress towards obtaining
  • Ability to propose, design and implement improvements to finance / administration processes and input documents

Special Conditions:

    • There may be a requirement to work at other Bristol is Open locations
    • Flexibility of working hours may be required to cover peak periods
  • Overtime working is not a general requirement, but the post-holder would be expected to work reasonable overtime if specifically directed


Internal – Directors, Managers, Employees,

External – Customers and Suppliers, Statutory Authorities (e.g. HMRC), Pension Providers and Regulators, Xero Technical Support

Closing Date for Applications: 26th May 2019

To apply for this job email your details to lauren.clarke@bristolisopen.com.