Current vacancies

Positions currently available within the Mary Stevens Hospice

Current vacancies

Current vacancies at the Mary Stevens Hospice

Finance & Accounts Officer


30 hours flexible working


£19,500 per annum pro rata

Reporting to:

Head of Fundraising & Lottery

How to apply:

Email your CV to

Deadline for applications:

5pm on Friday 26th January 2018

Job Summary

To organize, manage and monitor the financial accounts of The Mary Stevens Hospice Lottery Ltd.

To organize, manage and monitor donations and payments from the Fundraising Department.

To promote and raise the profile of The Mary Stevens Hospice through excellent customer service.

Key Tasks / Duties and Responsibilities:

Keep up to date records of income and expenditure of the Lottery Ltd, retaining and filing all original

documents and ensuring invoices and payments to suppliers are issued promptly. Generate invoices and purchase order numbers as required/requested.

Deal with queries arising from invoicing of users and payment of suppliers. Preparing lists of payments for approval by the Head of Income Generation.

Maintain a petty cash system and keep a log of all payments/cash movements for the IGS Team. Payroll administration:

  • Collation, input, checking and processing of monthly payroll data, including expense claims and other one-off transaction.
  • Processing and administration of payroll deductions.
  • Administration and reconciliation of Annual and Sick Leave entitlements.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all payroll information.

Assist with the analysis, interpretation and provision of financial data.

Complete monthly bank reconciliations for the Mary Stevens Hospice Lottery Ltd.

Skills and Experience:

Experience of excellence in personal customer service essential – for example from previous employment with a charity, retail or professional services organisation.

Strong I.T. skills essential – including MS Word and use of Excel for sifting/reporting data.

An accountancy qualification or part qualification with good experience including reporting. Good working knowledge of Spreadsheets (Excel) and word processing.

Experience of using Sage accounts or a similar Accounting package. Experience of producing reports of financial/numerical information. Ability to plan and organise work to meet prescribed deadlines.

Experience of charity accounting.

An understanding of the services of the Hospice and knowledge of the local community that Mary Stevens serves desirable.


To work as a positive team member at all times.

To undertake appropriate personal development whilst maintaining and developing skills/ knowledge as determined by an annual review; subject to the availability of resources.

To work as part of the Income Generation Team, cooperating with and assisting each other when necessary.


To Contribute to and deliver against annual budgets and plans.

To monitor own role and function within the Hospice and to monitor own objectives set. To undertake and comply with training.

To comply with all Mary Stevens Hospice Policies and Procedures.

Any other duties and responsibilities commensurate to role and experience.

This job description is not exhaustive and the nature of the Hospice requires that you are flexible in your approach to work and you may be required to undertake such reasonable additional duties as is required from time to time.