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Social Enterprise Finance Assistant

  • Part time
  • £17,600 – £21,600 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 28th January 2019

  • Advertised from 17th January 2019
  • Salary depending on qualifications and experience. 16 hours per week. Duration: Until 30th June 2019.


Applications are invited for the Social Enterprise Finance Assistant post. This role will be to ensure the smooth running of financial systems for Saheliya’s social enterprise activities in Glasgow; childcare services, sewing and market gardening, including monitoring, recording, and reporting on project income and expenditure, and drawing up and submitting of invoices and receipts.

Main Tasks:

  • Participate in finance related social enterprise training.
  • Ensure best practice financial recording systems for Glasgow Saheliya’s social enterprise activities.
  • Provide regular financial reports to the Social Enterprise Manager and social enterprise lead staff.
  • Help to deliver best practice customer care through timeous invoicing and receipts
  • Work with the Social Enterprise Manager and other lead staff on income and expenditure projections for each of the social enterprise strands
  • Attend regular support and supervision, social enterprise Project team meetings, and Saheliya staff meetings.
  • Work with the support of the Social Enterprise Manager to provide appropriate timeous reports to Aspiring Communities.
  • Provide information to inform the drawing up and up-dating of business planning.
  • Ensure the Saheliya ethos is maintained and promoted in all activities in-house and externally

Application notes

Closing date for applications: 28th January 2019 (2pm)

Interviews: TBC

Applications to be sent to: or Saheliya, Recruitment, 125 McDonald Road, Edinburgh, EH7 4NW

For further details contact:

Saheliya, 125 McDonald Road, Edinburgh EH7 4NW

Tel: 0131 556 9302



*The Equality Act 2010 (part 1, Schedule 9) applies to this post. Applications are therefore restricted to female candidates only.

This post is funded by ESF and the Scottish Government via The Aspiring Communities Fund