RPA Vacancy – Finance Assistant

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Finance Assistant

The Rugby Players’ Association (RPA) is the representative body and collective voice of professional rugby players in England which was established in 1998 to look after the interests of all professional players, from Academy players to the superstars of the international game. The RPA offers members Player Welfare and Representation services as well as a comprehensive Player Development Programme to help prepare them for life after rugby. The RPA has also acted as the exclusive commercial representative of the England Team since February 2004.

Role and Purpose:

The Finance Assistant will report directly to the Finance & HR Director with the overall purpose of the day-to-day processing of all accounting entries and assistance in the preparation of monthly and annual accounts.

Key Responsibilities:

The responsibilities of this role include but are not limited to:
• Preparation of Monthly accounts up to trial balance
• Processing payments for the purchase ledger and all transactions relating to sales ledger
• Dealing with supplier queries via email and telephone contact
• Prepare bank reconciliations
• Processing all transactions through SAGE accounting software in line with deadlines
• Processing and reconciliation of monthly credit card statements
• Reconciling of company fixed asset register
• Issuing and reconciling company petty cash.
• Posting agreed journals
• Raising customer invoices/chasing overdue payments
• Dealing with ad-hoc duties

Skills & Experience required

• Have a minimum of 12 months experience in a similar accounts or finance related position
• Experience with using Sage Line 50 Accounts and processing accounting entries
• Ability to work independently and proactively within tight deadlines
• Effective use of all Microsoft Office programs
• Good attention to detail, self-starter and determination to succeed.

Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Location: Twickenham
Start Date: Immediate

How to apply:

If this role is of interest, please email your CV with a covering letter to smunday@therpa.co.uk

Alternatively, please post your details to the following address:
Stuart Munday
Finance & HR Director
The Rugby Players Association
Regal House
London Road
Twickenham
TW1 3QS

Closing date: Monday 29th February 2016. (Please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion if you are not contacted within 14 days of the closing date)