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Mission Events Coordinator (Finance)

Scripture Union
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, South East (On-site)
£16,800 (FTE: £21,000)
Job description

Part-time, 29 hours per week (12-month, Fixed-term Contract)

Do you possess excellent financial and administrative skills?

Do you have a passion for young people to know Jesus?

An interesting opportunity has become available within our National Office in Milton Keynes. Each year, Scripture Union runs over 60 holidays and many more special events throughout England and Wales. We are now seeking a motivated and experienced Events Coordinator to provide a first-class finance service to our Holiday and Event Leaders and Treasurers.

This role will report to the Head of Mission Event Operations who oversees our holidays and events programme and liaise regularly with the Lead Accountant. Working closely with Volunteer Holiday and Event Leaders, you will ensure that all holiday and event finances are managed to the required accountancy standards and that banking facilities and day-to-day financial activities operate smoothly. Ideally, you will share a passion for Scripture Union’s holidays and events. You will also work with the rest of the Events team to provide administrative support to the programme in a variety of areas.

You will be available for a minimum of 12 months, be proactive, flexible and have:

  • Proficiency in using MS Office, Excel and accounting systems (ideally Sage); good customer service skills, ideally gained in an environment working with volunteers
  • Excellent book-keeping and accounting skills
  • Confidence to communicate and network with people of various backgrounds and levels
  • Ability to be a quick-thinking and bright individual, who loves to get involved and take on responsibilities within the role

If this describes you, and you are in agreement with the aims and beliefs of Scripture Union, then we would like to hear from you.

If you have any questions about this role, please contact Adelaide Nketsia, HR Officer.

For more information and to apply, please download an application pack from our website.

Closing date: 15 February 2017

Interview date: 1 March 2017

This role has an occupational requirement to be filled by a committed Christian. Equality Act 2010, Part 1, Schedule 9 applies.

Our vision is to see a new generation of children and young people who have a vibrant, personal faith in Jesus.

Posted on: 26 January 2017
Closed date: 15 February 2017 at 23:59
Tags: Christian, Finance