Job Type: Kickstart
What you need to know: Closes 18/10/21
To apply for this job, you must be claiming Universal Credit and 16 to 24 years old.
Craigsfarm Community Hub
Craigsfarm Community Development Project (CFCDP) is currently seeking to employ an enthusiastic Finance Support Assistant to support the work of the Hub in providing efficient and effective administrative and financial support to the Hub Manager and the Board of Directors.
Responsibilities and Key Tasks:
Provide assistance with clerical/admin tasks e.g. typing, filing, making phone calls, printing, mail distribution etc.
Month end processes including invocing, dealing with enquiries relating to invoicing and resolving as appropriate.
Managing accounts receivable and payable.
Reconciliation tasks and chasing of records
Keep records of invoices, VAT and tax payments
Support the completion of a monthly cashflow spreadsheet for Board Meetings
Keep in communication with Debtors to ensure cashflow is maintained
Support the cash handling at the Hub including café takings, and credit/debit card use.
Filing when needed
Passion for numbers and attention to detail
Can work independently
Skills and abilities
Ability to take instruction and carry out tasks with supervision
Good numeracy and literacy skills
Knowledge of finance processes and understanding of accounts
Knowledge of Xero or other accounting package (desirable).
Positivity, energy and enthusiasm
Flexible approach to work activities and routines
Monday to Friday with some weekend work occasionally required
national minimum wage
ADDITIONAL EMPLOYABILITY SUPPORT
The Finance Support Assistant will be supported by the Finance Administrator and the Hub Manager as required. This will take the form of daily briefing meetings and weekly updates. Monthly recorded supervisions will also be provided.
The Finance Support Assistant will have access to a PC and will be encouraged to develop employability skills including updating CV. They will also supported by the Hub Manager.
Working with SCVO, our Kickstart Gateway the employee will have access to a further package of support that will include; access to a Kickstart employee forums, additional training sessions employability Award, wellbeing, finance etc., and access to a dedicated Open University portal with courses in Skills for work and employability, Digital Skills, Skills for life, The voluntary sector and Leadership and management. They will also work individually with the employer where with the employee they identify specific support/training needs.