Finance And Office Assistant Jobs in Liverpool
The Huntington's Disease Association is a UK registered charity that supports people affected by Huntington's disease across England and Wales. We provide information, advice and support to families, friends, and healthcare professionals.
An opportunity has arisen for a full time permanent Operations Assistant to join our operations team, supporting staff across the different teams of the charity to deliver essential services to families affected by Huntington’s disease and the professionals involved in their care and support.
Based, in our central office, you will work in a team who act as primary point of contact for many enquiries to the charity, supporting with the charity’s telephone helpline and managing the central email inbox and signposting to the relevant department as required. You will provide vital operational and administrative support, including with recruitment, onboarding new staff, training, trading, travel, finance, events and data management.
You will have excellent attention to detail and will be friendly, approachable and trustworthy. You will have a can-do attitude, demonstrate initiative and be willing to help troubleshoot issues preventing colleagues from carrying out their work. Whilst some experience of working in an office environment would be beneficial, someone who demonstrates that they are administratively capable and able to learn quickly and work proactively would certainly be considered.
We offer great benefits including 25 days annual leave plus public holidays, a pension scheme with 3% employer contribution, Travel to work salary deduction schemes, a Medicash scheme, a flexible working approach, a supportive and positive working environment and fantastic learning and development opportunities.
We are committed to equal opportunities in our recruitment process and in order to find out how well we are doing, we collect monitoring data. This will not form part of the selection process in any way and will be used for monitoring purposes only. Providing this information is voluntary.
The Huntington's Disease Association is looking for someone with the ability to work in a way that promotes the safety and wellbeing of adults at risk, children and young people. We follow safer Recruitment practices to ensure we are safeguarding the people we work with. We require the successful candidate to provide two employment references and undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check for enhance disclosure before joining the charity.
Full details of how we securely handle the data you provide to us as part of the recruitment process can be found in our privacy notice for job applicants on our website.
Click on 'apply' to begin your application. To ensure your consideration, please upload a cover letter outlining your interest and suitability and detailing how you meet each of the requirements in the person specification along with a copy of your CV. Applications submitted without a CV and cover letter will not be considered.
Closing date for applications is Friday 8 December 2023, 5 pm.
Interviews will be held in Liverpool on Monday 18 December.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
In2scienceUK’s aim is to promote social mobility and diversity in science, technology, engineering and maths. We do this by leveraging the skills and passion of researchers and STEM professionals to support young people from low socio-economic backgrounds to achieve their potential and progress careers in STEM.
We are in a pivotal moment of our development. With a new CEO joining in 2021, six new Trustees on our Board and a new five-year strategy launching in 2022, we are set to grow in size and profile. The team is dedicated, passionate and enthusiastic about empowering young people.
What we are looking for:
In2scienceUk are looking for an Operations Assistant with a background in finance and administration to support our Operations Manager due to our continued growth.
The Operations Assistant will support In2scienceUK by ensuring the smooth running of financial and operational procedures and assist in implementing new policies as the organisation continues to adapt and innovate to meet the demands of our team.
You will be someone who thrives on being highly organised with strong attention to detail. You will also have excellent interpersonal skills to liaise with staff across the organisation as well as external stakeholders and suppliers.
You will be confident in providing communication of new processes clearly and effectively to all staff and ensuring that adherence is maintained with the support of the Operations Manager.
As the Operations Assistant you must be comfortable working independently in a remote environment with experience of working to deadlines and organisational objectives.
We want to hear from people who can passionately represent the interests of the diverse young people that we serve. We are not asking for particular qualifications. We don’t care what school you went to or what your parents do for work. We care about your character, your skills and potential. If you can see yourself making an impact in our organisation, we want to hear from you.
Duties and responsibilities:
As Operations Assistant you will work closely with the Operations Manager to ensure the continued effective administration and operations of a fast paced charity. You will play a key part in the growth and development of the organisation assisting in the effective roll out of new procedures and processes by offering support and ensuring compliance.
Your specific duties will include:
Basic bookkeeping, e.g. monthly reconciliation, tracking receipts and expenses, recording invoices.
Creating invoices for funders and ensuring funds are paid in a timely manner.
Assisting in creating reports for cross departmental budgets, external audits and Trustee Board review
Support the payroll process
Updating Xero and submitting accurate information liaising with suppliers, funders and external bookkeepers.
Assist in coordinating the recruitment process in line with the organisation's commitment to diversity, equality and inclusion.
Assist in coordinating the onboarding process of new employees, e.g. carry out DBS checks, setup of work from home provisions and coordinating access to charity software such as Google Workspace and Breathe HR.
Maintaining staff records and ensuring that all training is up to date and recorded.
Supporting the Operations Manager in updating operational documentation, e.g. staff handbook and company policies.
Assisting the Operations Manager with implementing new processes and ways of working to streamline operations.
Provide day to day support for all departments through managing shared accounts and be point of contact for enquiries.
Track office equipment across the organisation and maintain an up to date asset register.
Obtain quotes from suppliers for equipment and services. Working with the Operations Manager to negotiate the best deals for the organisation.
Assist in scheduling and organising the logistics of team co-working days, virtual meetings and Trustee Board meetings.
Provide support to ensure that all organisational compliance documents are kept up to date, including creating and managing an organisational calendar for renewals and reviews.
Provide support for the organisations IT functions, including acting as a point of contact for hardware support and triaging issues to external IT support services.
As duties and responsibilities change, the job description will be reviewed and amended in consultation with the post holder. The postholder will carry out any other duties as are within the scope, spirit and purpose of the job as requested by the line manager.
Experience of working in a similar role, ideally in a remote working environment.
Experience of financial accounting incl. reconciliation, processing payments, invoices and expenses.
Experience of file and record management
Excellent organisational, time management skills and the ability to adapt and prioritise to changing work loads.
A team player with a desire to support across the organisation and the ability to work flexibly and efficiently.
Committed to safeguarding our young people.
Experience of implementing new systems and processes to improve administration and operations.
Experience with HR processes including recruitment and onboarding.
Awareness of best data protection practices and GDPR compliance.
Excellent IT skills- preferably with prior experience of using the following tools: Google Workspace, Xero, Breathe HR
Experience of working in a rapidly growing charity
Experience of building relationships with external suppliers and partners
Knowledge of legislation around employment, equality and diversity, data protection.
At In2scienceUK we practise what we preach by giving all staff opportunities to progress in their careers. You will have the opportunity to develop your own bespoke training and career development plan with guidance from your line manager to get you to the next level from day one.
Although we take our career development seriously we also value work life balance. You will have the opportunity to work flexibly from home, balancing your caring responsibilities, volunteer commitments, hobbies and anything else that makes you happy.
You will have 28 days of annual leave per annum, plus bank holidays.
Commitment to Safeguarding
In2scienceUK is committed to our responsibilities for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults as outlined in Working Together to Safeguard Children. We are committed to recruiting candidates who share this commitment to safeguarding, and therefore we apply robust recruitment and selection procedures to ensure that the people selected are right for the job, and that all candidates are appropriately screened prior to appointment.
The following pre-employment checks will be undertaken as applicable:
• DBS check and/or Overseas criminal records check where applicable
• Identity check
• Right to work in the UK
• Evidence of qualifications applicable to the role
• Confirmation of registration with applicable registered body where applicable
Many of our roles involve working with children and we will therefore take up references prior to your appointment. You should provide details of referees including your current and previous employers, covering the last 5 years. Your current or previous employer will be asked about disciplinary offences relating to children, if the role involved working with children, including any in which the penalty is time expired. We will also ask if you have been the subject of any child protection concerns and if so, the outcome of any enquiry or disciplinary procedure.
Please apply to the role through the Charity Jobs platform demonstrating how you meet the competencies outlined above including a CV and cover letter.
Applications close on 8th December 2023. Interviews will be held online on 14th December 2023
This organisation is scheduling interviews as the applications come in. Don’t miss your opportunity, apply now!
To provide high level, quality administrative support to The Harmony Project Schools Team to ensure the smooth delivery of the second field trial in support of the idea of a Nature Premium, funded by the Aurora Trust.
Project Set Up
- To coordinate applications and recruitment of schools to the field trial, maintaining the SharePoint and Daylite systems.
- To coordinate agreements and grant distribution to successful schools using DocuSign software.
- To work with Schools & Curriculum Resources Coordinator to ensure that the proposed projects incorporate progression towards integration of a Harmony approach to the curriculum
- To support all schools in accessing the initial training films on the Harmony approach and principles
- To coordinate introductory live webinar for all schools
Monitoring and Evaluation
- To monitor the weekly evaluation reports, and ensure schools complete them
- To gather data from participating schools i.e. numbers and demongraphics
- To analyse evaluation data into raw findings to feed into the project evaluation report
- To support the writing of the project evaluation report
- To coordinate team members’ zoom meetings with and visits to participating schools
- To arrange photography, permissions and indexing of photos gathered during the projects
- To assist the schools team administration by managing and maintaining project-related paper and electronic filing system incl. Daylite.
- To assist the schools team in the preparation of reports to The Harmony Project Board and associated organisations.
Communications and Social Media
- To liaise closely with all other staff members and maintain good communication.
- To be the admin and moderator on the project’s Facebook group
- To liaise with Marketing lead to promote the work on our social media platforms
- To produce draft content for our social media platform
- To run a weekly, internal project management meeting, and where appropriate issue agendas, minutes, actions and zoom link creation
- To support the schools team in maintaining excellent relationships with a range of individuals and organisations and dealing any correspondence and information requests both promptly and appropriately
- To maintain confidentiality at all times in relation to VIP contacts
- To attend the weekly Monday morning Schools on-line team meeting
- Welcome and invited to attend the weekly Thursday morning wider, in-person Resources team meeting in Walton-on-Thames.
- To coordinate celebration event or events at the end of the project. These may be on line or in real life.
- To manage any correspondence in relation to Schools project finance in liaison with the Head of Business Development and Operations.
- Any other tasks required to support the education team.
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The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Community and Events Fundrasising Officer
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with a can-do attitude to help us deliver our exciting Community and Events Fundraising programme. No previous fundraising experience is required, just an organised individual with a knack for building relationships, a passion for exceptional ‘customer service’ and a drive for uniting communities and raising money for charitable causes.
You’ll work within the charity’s passionate Fundraising and Engagement Team to raise funds to support children and families affected by the childhood cancer neuroblastoma and our vision, for a future where no child dies of neuroblastoma or suffers due to the treatment they receive.
This extremely rewarding role would suit anyone looking to take their first step in their fundraising, marketing or charity career. Don’t think your experience directly aligns? Don’t worry; we’re interested in transferable skills and attitude, so consider and show us how these apply to this role.
Summary of role responsibilities
- To help deliver the charity’s Community and Events Fundraising Programme, including special events, community fundraising, challenge events, individual giving, and fundraising appeals.
- To ensure excellent supporter and donor care and build long-term valued relationships to optimise income generation.
This is a fixed-term role offered on a one-year contract. We are looking for the successful candidate to ideally start in January 2024, but there is flexibility with this.
For more detailed information about the role, charity and team, take a look at the Recruitment Pack.
We aim to follow the schedule outlined below:
Applications opens: 22 November 2023
Applications closes: 10 December 2023, 11:59pm
Shortlisting: 11 December 2023
Interviews: 15 December 2023 (in person in London)
If there are any adjustments that would help you engage with the recruitment process, please let us know.
We actively encourage applications from those with lived experience of neuroblastoma and/or other childhood cancers. As an equal opportunity employer, we also welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender reassignment, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.
As a safeguarding charity whose work and practice are underpinned by safeguarding principles to protect children and young people and enhance their welfare, we always work in accordance with legislation, statutory guidance, and best safeguarding practices. All our roles require a basic criminal record check.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.