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Finance Assistant

  • Part time
  • £19,000 – £21,000 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh office based or hybrid working (part office, park home working)
  • Closing 16th September 2021

  • Advertised from 2nd September 2021
  • 30 hours per week


The Yard is an award-winning charity that runs adventure play services for disabled children, young people and their families in the east of Scotland. Since we opened in 1986, our services have grown significantly, but we will always retain our holistic approach and ethos of child-centred and child-led play services.

We are seeking a part time, 30 hours per week, finance assistant to join our Finance team. Working with one other part time finance assistant you will work closely with our fundraising and operations teams and external stakeholders such as families, schools and suppliers. You will provide excellent day to day financial administration using QuickBooks Online. While we will maintain segregation of responsibilities, over time you can expect to have experience of the full range of finance administration including accounts payable, accounts receivable, bank payment, bank reconciliation and payroll journal entries.

In return you’ll be working with a values led organisation where your colleagues are committed to delivering our purpose. Your salary will be in the range of £19,000 to £21,000 pro rata with a defined contribution pension and life assurance. We offer regular development, flexible working and a culture where we strive for each person to be recognised for their contribution.

Application notes

The closing date is Thursday 16th September at 12 noon.

For full information and details on how to apply, please visit our website at

The Yard aims to be an equal opportunity employer and is determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on any grounds. We actively encourage diversity in our applicants. The above post is subject to an enhanced disclosure check.