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Community Action Norfolk are looking for a Finance and Administration Officer to join our team.

You will be at the heart of our work supporting charities and voluntary sector organisations across Norfolk. This is a particularly critical time as we celebrate the huge contribution made by communities during the Covid-19 pandemic whilst looking to respond to different challenges ahead.

The role is responsible for undertaking day to day finance tasks (including bookkeeping and payroll) as well as a broad range of administrative tasks. Its core duties will be in four key areas:

Office Support –Ensure the smooth running of our office by managing queries, reception and the switchboard. Liaising with partners to facilitate meetings and other activities, and with suppliers and contractors to ensure our office runs effectively.  You will be our client’s first point of contact.

Secretarial & Project Support – Providing secretarial support to CAN’s internal meetings and external secretariat clients including minute taking and facilitation. Supporting Managers and the Development Team to administer our projects. You will take an active role in creating and maintaining documents and records including data, policy documents, project information, claims and reports.

Bookkeeping and Payments – Ensure our payments are made promptly and accurately, and handle our invoices, tracking and following up on income owed. You will enter data accurately onto our accounting systems and maintain financial records. You will provide information to our Accountants, Managers and other partners as required.

Payroll – to undertake activities required to run and maintain our payroll.

Salary: dependent on experience

We will close this advert when we have enough strong candidates. We encourage you to apply early. We are open to adapting this role to find the right person for our team, please get in touch if you require flexible working or don’t quite fit the criteria but feel you would make a positive impact.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic the organisation is predominantly working remotely and supports home working. However, long-term the role will be based at our Dereham office.

To apply please send us:

  • A supporting statement of no more than 2 pages of A4 with a minimum of size 11 Arial. The supporting statement should respond to the core competencies of the role within the job description and how you think you meet these.
  • A comprehensive CV, please address any gaps in employment or education history

To recruitment@communityactionnorfolk.org.uk or email if you would like an informal conversation.