Administrative Assistant - Finance
Location: Openshaw | Salary: £18,520.00
About the Together Trust
We’re one of the North West’s leading disability charities, offering individual care, support and education to thousands of people each year.
Our work wouldn’t be possible without our incredible team of staff and volunteers who are positive role models to the people we support.
You’ll be joining an organisation driven by its values and desire to see meaningful change - the people we support really are at the heart of everything we do.
We want you to grow and develop - so we’ll support you to shape the career that you want to have.
A job with us can be challenging but it also extremely rewarding and filled with meaning.
A job at the Together Trust is more than just a job. Together we’ll change lives.
The Together Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. It is a commitment we expect and require from all our staff and volunteers. All Successful applicants will undertake stringent recruitment checks including an enhanced DBS.
Bridge College is the Together Trust’s specialist education college for students aged 16 to 25 years with disabilities, complex needs and autism. Promoting a multidisciplinary approach to learning the college has expertise in supporting students with a wide range of needs.
We’re looking for an efficient and effective administrator to support finance within the college.This will involve undertaking a diverse range of administrative tasks including ordering of goods and services, operation of Soldo and petty cash system, reception cover duties, maintenance of financial records, general clerical duties and liaising with Together Trust Finance Department.
The post holder will keep well-organised files and records of business activity and information pertaining to students up to date. This is a dynamic role and the post holder will be able to work flexibly to support the needs of the senior leadership team in ensuring students remain at the centre of all processes.
Education/Qualifications and experience
-Good standard of general education – 5 GCSEs at grades A-C or equivalent, English Language and Mathematics
-Qualifications related to the job role e.g. Level 3 Finance and/or Administrative qualificationor experience working with and advising on financial policies
-Good IT skills including the use of databases and spreadsheets
-strong organisational skills,
-presentation skills and attention to detail
-the ability to plan your own work, work on your own initiative and meet deadlines
-the ability to manage pressure and conflicting demands and prioritise tasks and workload
-the ability to accept and understand instructions
-Excellent oral and written communication skills
-Tact, discretion and respect for confidentiality
-A pleasant, confident telephone manner
-Team working ability
-Word processing, spreadsheet and data management skills
-The ability to work to deadlines and under pressure
-Good time management and ability to prioritise workload
-Flexibility and use of initiative
-The ability to work across a range of teams within the college
-Ambitious for students
-Strong team work ethos
-Able to relate to a diverse range of people
-Positive about change and able to find solutions
-Committed to learning and professional development
You'll get to help the people we support celebrate along the road to a brighter future. And, be part of an incredible team of like-minded peers. Together we work hard, laugh a lot, and support each other. We also have a range of rewards and benefits for our staff:
25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays. Pro rated for part time roles) rising to 27 days after 5 years and 30 days after 10 years.
A company pension plan with 7% employer contribution
Opportunity to purchase a health plan to claim towards therapy, dental and more
Unlimited access to our employee assistance programme for advice and support
Support from mental health first aiders
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