Finance Assistant

  • Full time
  • £19,608 – £23,269
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 15th October 2021

  • Advertised from 20th September 2021
  • £19,608 to £23,269 p.a., SP 15-22 (dependent upon experience) plus pension contribution. 35 hours per week


Legal Services Agency (LSA) are seeking an experienced administrator to join their professional and friendly finance team.

LSA is one of Scotland’s largest Law Centres. Through its solicitors and other staff, operating as Brown & Co. Legal LLP, LSA has a 30-year legacy of serving individuals, families and communities across Scotland, addressing unmet legal need and the effects of poverty, disadvantage and discrimination. LSA’s legal service has developed pioneering legal remedies through test cases and campaigns on issues such as dampness, housing repair and evictions, Criminal Injuries Compensation, mental health law and asylum and immigration law. LSA also delivers a wide range of seminars and training programmes and publications on legal themes.

We provide high-quality legal advice, assistance and representation in areas of housing law, preventing homelessness, mental health, discrimination, welfare benefits and social security, community care, criminal injuries compensation and employment law.

The work is rewarding, and the expertise of the Service is highly regarded and nationally recognised. The post offers scope to develop your skills through LSA’s in-house training seminars.

About you

You will have experience in undertaking day to day responsibilities in maintaining accurate financial records and undertaking bank reconciliations to audit standards. Working with the Finance Manager, you will have experience of assisting in preparing financial reports and budgeting. You will be a team player and will be flexible in taking on a variety of tasks.

Application notes

Please submit your CV with a covering letter addressing the job description and person specification stating why this post is of interest to you to: Please include details of your current salary, notice period and a note of two referees one of which should be your most recent employer. For equality purposes, please do not include your full name on either the covering letter or CV, only in your email. The personal information in your email will not be made available to the selection panel.

Please also complete and return the Equality and Diversity Questionnaire. This information is used purely for statistical purposes and will have no impact on your application.

Please indicate whether you are eligible to work in the UK and if you require a work permit/visa to work in the UK.

Please also indicate if you have you any convictions (other than spent convictions) under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. If yes, please give details.

Legal Services Agency is an equal opportunities employer.

Legal Services Agency Ltd. is a registered charity no SC017160 and a company limited by guarantee, registered no. SC123919