Finance Assistant - Part Time

Finance Assistant - Part Time

Job Title: Finance Assistant - Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
Salary: £20,000 pro rata
REF: 896860
Contact Name: Kate Goodman
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

We are currently recruiting for a part-time Finance Assistant for a charity based in Leicester. The role will be reporting to the Finance Officer and will be part of a job share and has the potential to increase in hours as new projects / grants are agreed. You will need to be comfortable with your technical accounting skills as this role will mainly be standalone with a mid-week handover.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Prepare payments to beneficiaries, ensuring they are properly authorised and dispatched
  • Prepare, check and distribute periodic grant reports, in a timely and accurate manner, and reconcile on accounting software
  • Prepare invoices and supporting documentation
  • Process grants received on internal database, generate receipts and transfer to their accounting software (Sun systems but transferring to Sage Line 50)
  • Prepare and amend financial reporting spreadsheets as required
  • File all accounting documentation in a timely and appropriate manner
  • Provide support to the administration team to ensure the smooth running of the charity such as answering telephone calls, helping with the post and filing

Skills and experience required:

  • AAT, ICB or QBE
  • 3 years experience of working in a finance position
  • Experience of working for a charitable organisation is desirable
  • Working knowledge of Sage Line 50 and Microsoft Excel is essential / knowledge of Sun systems desirable
  • Excellent analytical skills with an attention to detail
  • Methodical approach to work
  • Excellent communication skills


  • 15 hours per week (split across 3 days - Weds / Thurs / Fri)

Salary and benefits:

  • £20,000 pro-rata
  • 23 days annual leave + 8 bank holidays (pro-rata)
  • Pension (matched)