Leeds, West Yorkshire
£26,620 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Purpose of the role:

The Workers` Educational Association is a unique charity and the UK`s largest voluntary sector provider of adult education. With a clear vision and a strong social purpose, we bring great teaching to local communities, with life-changing courses held in clubs, pubs, workplaces, schools and almost anywhere else you can think of. Since 1903, we have been giving disadvantaged people the opportunity to return to learning - inspiring them to realise their full potential and become active, engaged citizens. We see education as a tool for social justice, not just self-improvement, and we pride ourselves on making learning egalitarian and accessible. Volunteers play a central role in everything we do, from governance through to classroom support, helping us deliver courses to 50,000 people in 2,300 locations - and enabling us to reach 80% of the population.

All posts at the WEA will support the vision for "A better world - equal, democratic and just; through adult education the WEA challenges and inspires individuals, communities and society."



Key areas of responsibility:

To assist Line Managers with the accounting functions and financial monitoring, management and record keeping tasks of Association`s business units and ensure that these are undertaken to a high standard. To work with areas of the Association as deemed by Line Manager.

You will also be responsible for reconciliation, maintenance and submission of grant claims.


About you:

Do you have significant experience of working in a similar role?

Are you able to work accurately and keep to deadlines?

Do you have good quality IT skills particularly Excel (computer database packages, Microsoft packages Outlook, Word & Excel)?

Are you educated to NVQ level 3 qualifications or can demonstrate equivalent experience?

Do you have excellent customer service skills?


Posted on: 20 April 2021
Closed date: 04 May 2021
Job ref: 950
Tags: Finance