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Job Title: Finance Administrator

Location: Fairford, Gloucestershire

Job Type: Permanent

About Us:

The RAF Charitable Trust Enterprises organise a host of aviation related events including the Royal International Air Tattoo that attracts 185,000 visitors for a weekend of spectacular aviation action every year. Our commercial activities enable us to gift our profits to The RAF Charitable Trust in order to foster and encourage an interest in aviation amongst young people and to inspire the next generation of aerospace professionals - whether engineers, pilots or ground crew.

We are currently looking to recruit an Administrator to join our Finance team. This is a great opportunity for anyone wishing to progress their career in Finance as part of a small professional team.

You'll need to be inquisitive and enjoy working with numbers and data, as well as having strong communication skills to liaise with various stakeholders. You will be a team player who should feel confident working in a dynamic, fast paced atmosphere and be calm under pressure.

Main Responsibilities include:


  • Manage Sales and Purchase Ledger processes
  • Contribute to accurate and timely monthly management accounts and KPIs
  • Support cash flows and forecasts
  • Conduct daily financial cash transactions including float preparation and recording where relevant
  • Provide support on Finance contracts and agreements
  • Administer specific budgets for Finance expenditure
  • Liaise with all departments to provide advice and improve financial management of debtors
  • Support the financial aspects of all ticket and merchandise sales processes


About You:



  • Meticulousness attention to detail and the ability to meet deadlines
  • Numerate
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Analytical
  • Discretion, integrity and confidentiality
  • Commitment to excellence
  • Customer service oriented




  • Fully or part qualified/recognised accounting qualification
  • Successful track record of working in a similar position in a small to medium sized business in industry/commerce
  • Experience of using Access Dimensions Accounting System
  • 'A' Level standand of education


What we offer:


  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Holiday sale and purchase scheme
  • Generous Company Pension
  • Online training opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Fitness and wellbeing opportunities
  • Great Place to Work Social Events
  • Death in Service Benefit


Next Steps:

Interested applicants should apply with a current CV highlighting your suitability for this role HERE.

Closing Date: 19 April 2019




“It was an epic spectacle, as magical as anything you've ever seen in the West End, and as loud as anything you've ever heard at Knebworth.”

Jeremy Clarkson, Television Presenter

“All the thrills, excitement and noise of a Grand Prix, but in the air!”

Jenson Button, Former Formula 1 Racing Driver

“Probably the most complete air show I’ve ever been to!”

Al Worden, Apollo 15 Astronaut

“This is THE best airshow!”

Buzz Aldrin, Apollo 11 Astronaut

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