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Do you want to work for a forward thinking regional charity? Why not join our friendly team and take advantage of flexible working hours, good rates of pay and generous holiday entitlement, including every bank holiday off as well as between Christmas and New Year.

Role: Financial Administration Assistant
Hours: ~10p/w over 2 days
Salary: £21,294 pro-rata

Application Closing Date: 24 Dec 2021


    Yorkshire Children’s Trust would welcome applicants to apply for the Financial Administration Assistant Role within a regional charity. Working from a central office environment in Halifax town centre, the role will be 10 hours per week over 2 days and includes paid annual leave as well additional leave on bank holidays and over Christmas. It is essential that the applicant has previous accounts experience, especially with SAGE and they’ll need to have an excellent eye for detail to ensure charity funds are correctly distributed according to the charity’s Allocation of Funds policy.

    The successful candidate will report directly to the Charity Manager and be responsible for the correct recording and allocation of charity funds.

    Yorkshire Children’s Trust is a forward-thinking charity and is happy for the candidate to work around childcare needs or if they have other needs such a disabled family member for which they care for.


    As part of this role, the following are essential qualities the candidate must have:

     * Be well presented, polite and willing to be flexible
     * 4 A-C GCSE’s including English & Mathematics
     * At least 12 months of SAGE Accounting experience
     * Experience of HMRC Submissions including ‘Make it Digital’
     * Ability to work with MS Office Suite, including Excel and Word
     * Have a Clean Criminal Record
     * Have a good credit record (as the role entails being a bank signatory)
     * Right to work in the UK
     * 2 references (one may be personal; one must be for current or immediately prior employment)

    As part of this role, these are the desired qualities of the candidate:
     * A level or higher qualification
     * Previous work in the charity sector
     * Understanding of how restricted funds work
     * Have a good telephone manner and be able to chase up late invoices in a polite but firm manner
     * Previous payroll/pension experience


    Yorkshire Children’s Trust is an equal opportunities employer and will not discriminate against age, sex, orientation, race, gender, ethnicity, disability or belief. We welcome applications from anyone who thinks they meet the criteria of the role. We do stress this is a long-term permanent post, so ideally, we would not be looking for someone seeking short term employment (gap year etc).

    The successful applicant will be offered employment subject to satisfactory references, Right To Work in the UK checks and an enhanced DBS check as well as having a sufficient credit record to become an account signatory.

    In return for being a loyal, hardworking employee we will be happy to support you in your role with training opportunities, team member lunch days and exceptional holiday entitlement including every bank holiday off. We are also happy to discuss annual salary reviews.

    To Apply

    To apply for this position, please send your current CV and a covering letter, both in PDF format via email to simon@yctrust.uk