Finance Assistant

Reference number: 43564

Title: Finance Assistant

Hours: 22.5 - 37.5 hours per week.

Location: Wakefield

Contract type: Permanent

Closing date: Thursday 19 September 2019

Salary: Circa £16,800 per annum, pro rata

Interview date: To be confirmed

Job advert:

About the role

Sense are currently recruiting for a Finance Assistant to work between 22.5 and 37.5 hours per week at our office in Wakefield.

The Finance Assistant will work flexibly as a member of the Finance Team to ensure the smooth operation and development of a high quality and cost effective support service for managers and directors within Sense and Sense International. You will be involved in a range of financial activities, including purchase ledger postings, supplier queries and assisting with the management of the finances of the people we support.

About you 

Our ideal candidate will be numerate and have experience of using computerised accounting systems. The successful candidate will have a record of work experience within a general accounting or financial administration role. You will be IT literate, with experience of using the full Microsoft Office Suite. 

You will possess the ability to prioritise your own workload and work effectively both independently and as part of a team. 

About us

For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world.

We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential.

Sense has a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services.

Working at Sense can be incredibly rewarding; we offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition we have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact: Samantha Scholefield via 01924 203311

To apply

Please use the link below to complete your application; CVs will not be considered. Managers will use your application to shortlist candidates in relation to the Personal Specification; therefore it is very important you complete this section thoroughly.  We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (found at the base of this advert) before applying.

If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format for example large print, Braille or audio please contact the HR department on 0121 415 6735 or textphone 0121 415 2720.

Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work. Sense is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. 


Job description: Download the job description

Candidate guidelines: Download the candidate guidelines

Related links

Who Sense supports

More about Sense, it's visions and values

Sense's People Strategy

Sense's People Strategy (Accessible)