Finance Assistant

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Are you interested in helping to ensure Norfolk charities get the funding and support they need to thrive?

Finance Assistant
£23,000-£26,000 FTE depending on experience
Full-time (37.5 hours a week) or part-time

Do you have an eye for detail and experience in top quality operational support delivery? Are you interested in the work of charities and community groups? Would you like to be part of a team that is making a tangible difference to lives across Norfolk?

Norfolk Community Foundation is looking to appoint a Finance Assistant to help with the smooth running of the finance of the Foundation, ensuring that the organisation works effectively, efficiently, and safely.

Who are the Norfolk Community Foundation?
About the role

The Finance Assistant provides support to the Director of Finance and Operations in the work of a fast moving and agile organisation.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Processing of grant payments, purchase invoices and expenses, including confirming authorisation, correct allocation to budget and ensuring adherence to internal controls
  • Maintaining cashbook and ensuring the correct allocation of income
  • Undertaking monthly bank reconciliations of multiple bank accounts and assisting with other reconciliations and month end duties as required
  • Supporting fundraising campaigns as required
  • Administration relating to online donations, including reconciling donor reporting between systems
About you

We are looking for someone who has an eye for detail, and excels in being accurate and ensuring tasks are complete and followed up as necessary.

You will be able to assess and interpret data and communicate clearly through excellent written and verbal skills whilst also being able to establish good relationships, and provide quality customer service both internally and externally.

Good IT, writing and teamwork skills are a key part of this role, as is the ability to follow policy and procedure. It is a busy role that will have many competing deadlines so the ability to prioritise and multi-task is also key.

How to apply

Please send your CV and covering letter to Karen Hutchinson at
Closing date: Friday 31st May 2024