Finance Assistant

Hours: 2-3 days per week (hours negotiable)

Wage: Nansa Pay Level 18 (£13.13 per hour)

Closing date: Sunday 28th July 2024

Interviews: Week commencing 29th July


Nansa was established in 1954 by a group of families for the purposes of providing meaningful and enriching activities and support to their adult children with cerebral palsy.

In the years since, Nansa has grown to provide a far wider range of specialist provision, for people of all ages living with, or caring for others with, special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND). In addition, Nansa also facilitates a range of projects that promote inclusion, advocacy, participation, accessibility, and awareness of/for not only those with SEND, but a wider community of neurologically diverse individuals, who may feel excluded, marginalised, or unsupported because of social, behavioural, and/or developmental differences.  

The Finance Assistant reports to the Head of Finance and Business Support and is an integral member of our central Business Support Team. They will be based at our Woodcock Road premises which also hosts a range of services for families of children with SEND.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Record and maintain accurate record of all financial transactions
  • Monthly shop reconciliation; posting of journals & processing eBay income
  • Preparation of annual retail gift aid submission with support from the Head of Finance & Charity Trading Manager
  • Month end close down of accounts, assisting with the preparation of monthly management accounts and departmental monthly reports.
  • Responsibility for accurately maintaining & reconciling the sales ledger, a knowledge of restricted and unrestricted funding is desirable.
  •  Responsible for raising invoices across the various funding streams, including submitting 4 weekly invoices via the NCC invoice portal, reconciling to Sage & investigating swiftly any discrepancies   
  • Preparing the BACS run to pay suppliers in a timely manner ensuring all invoices and purchase orders are authorised by the appropriate approver and coded correctly prior to payment
  • Maintaining company ledgers, accurately posting transactions & providing cover for the purchase ledger when necessary
  • Supporting monthly payroll
  • Reconciling of the charity bank accounts
  • Maintaining & reconciling the charity’s petty cash systems across sites
  • Banking of cash/cheques received, ensuring all receipts, payments, banking operations, cheques/cash are reconciled and posted in a timely manner using the correct codes
  • Any other duties which may be reasonably required

To Apply:

Complete the application and Equal opportunities forms above and return to:


Nansa is committed to the safeguarding of our beneficiaries and welfare of our staff, volunteers and partners. This post is subject to a satisfactory DBS check and two references.

Equal Opportunities:

Nansa is committed to an inclusive working environment, promoting equal opportunities in employment however due to the nature of the work involved applicants must be 18 or over.