Finance Assistant - Part time (Temporary)

Finance Assistant - Part time (Temporary)

Job Title: Finance Assistant - Part time (Temporary)
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
Salary: £10.25 per hour
REF: 896955
Contact Name: Sarah Clarke
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 2 years 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.

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 system 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:

  • Previous experience of working in a finance position
  • Working knowledge of Sage Line 50 and Microsoft Excel is essential
  • knowledge of Sun system desirable/advantageous
  • Excellent analytical skills with an attention to detail
  • Strong Book Keeping skills and technical accounting skills
  • Methodical approach to work
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience of working for a charitable organisation is desirable


  • 15 hours per week (split across 2 days - Monday & Wednesday, there is an option to flex the 15 hours across more days during the week if required.

Salary and benefits:

  • £10.25 per hour