Finance Assistant Vacancy (part-time)

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The Architectural Heritage Fund (AHF) is currently seeking to appoint a part-time Finance Assistant to support the delivery of its Transforming Places through Heritage programme. AHF is a leading heritage charity founded in 1976 to help charities and social enterprises across the UK find solutions for vulnerable historic buildings. We do this by offering advice, grants and loans.

Working closely with the Head of Finance, the post holder will help to deliver an efficient, effective and responsive finance function for the AHF and the ‘Transforming Places through Heritage’ Programme.

Responsible for accurate day-to-day financial processing on Sage 50, including accounts payable, grant and loan transactions, property statements, supplier queries and expenses, ensuring transactions are accounted for on a timely basis and that financial controls are adhered to at all times. You will also carry out bank reconciliations, set up payments and assist with internal and external income and costs reporting and analysis, and the budgeting and forecasting process. 

We are looking for an AAT Qualified Finance Assistant with an excellent working knowledge of Sage 50, or similar, and experience of using Excel for reporting and analysis.  Candidates should be highly numerate, self-motivated, able to work efficiently using their own initiative, and used to competing demands and deadlines.  Attention to detail, good communication and a professional attitude are key, alongside an ability to maintain a positive energy in achieving accuracy, solving problems along the way.  Previous experience in a Finance role is required.

In return, we can offer 21 to 28 hours per week, based in London, with a working pattern to suit you, and the possibility of some homeworking.  Please note that this is a three and a half year fixed term post due to funding provision.


£29,000 to £31,000 pro rata + 8% pension contribution

Commitment to diversity

In accordance with our commitment to promote equality of opportunity and diversity across all of our areas of work, we particularly welcome applications from people from black, Asian and minority ethnic communities, disabled people and younger people, who are currently under-represented within AHF

How to apply

If you would like to join the Architectural Heritage Fund, one of the leading heritage organisations in the UK, please send a CV and a covering letter (by email only) that demonstrates your suitability for the vacancy to Your application should reach us no later than 21st August 2019. We will contact you by 23rd August 2019 if you have been selected for interview; interviews will take place on 28th August 2019 in London. A full job description can be found here.

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