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Finance Worker

  • Full time
  • £23,976
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 14th March 2019

  • Advertised from 7th February 2019
  • 35 hours per week excluding lunch break.


Shakti is a feminist voluntary organisation which offers information, emotional/ practical support and refuge/ temporary accommodation to all black minority ethnic women and their children who are experiencing or fleeing domestic abuse. Shakti provides a non-judgemental service to its clients.

Shakti is seeking to recruit an experienced and qualified finance worker. Reporting to the manager, your role will involve ensuring the day to day finance and accounts tasks are carried out effectively and you will provide support to the whole organisation.

The post holder must have at least 2 years’ experience of general accounting and reconciliation work to audit level, a sound knowledge of Sage 50 Accounts and Excel, must be IT literate, and have good keyboard skills with good planning, organisational, and communication skills. The post holder must have knowledge and understanding of domestic abuse within black minority ethnic communities.

Relevant qualification, preferably to HND or AAT standard.

The post is subject to police checks.

Women only need apply under paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010’ Funded by City of Edinburgh Council. Fixed term contract to November 2019 with possible extension to November 2020 (the Board will continue to seek future funding).

Application notes

Closing date for the application is at 12 noon on 14th March 2019.

Application packs, if not accessible to you via the job advert, are available on request from:

Siobhan Jess,

Shakti Women’s Aid,

Norton Park, 57 Albion Road,

Edinburgh EH7 5QY

Tel: 0131 4752399 Email: